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German Program News

  • Lynn Wolff's monograph, W.G. Sebald’s Hybrid Poetics: Literature as Historiography (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014) has been reissued in paperback (2016).

  • Jennifer Gohlke was named 2016 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellow.
  • Senta Goertler received the 2015 ACTFL/Cengage Learning Faculty Development Programs Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology with IALLT (Postsecondary).

  • Karin Wurst received the 2015 Inaugural Inspirational Women of the Year Award (Michigan State University) for creating a culture of empowerment.
  • Senta Goertler, gave the plenary talk at the SLAT Roundtable at the University of Arizona, Tucson in February 2016

  • Sonja Fritzsche served as the President of the Associated Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) for 2015

  • Karin Wurst's monograph, "Das Schlaraffenland verwilderter Ideen": Narrative Strategien in J.M.R. Lenz' Erzählwerk , was published by Königshausen & Neumann (Würzburg 2014).