Summer's here - End of Year Recap

With the end of the academic year, news and events will be on hold until August 2011. Click here for a recap of the goings-ons in the German Department for the academic year 2010/2011.

It's been a big year for Penn German. Below are some of the highlights of the Academic Year 2010 to 2011.

  • Katie Malczyk put together the German Faculty/Graduate Colloquium, and Melanie Adley and Caroline Weist co-founded the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies monthly graduate student colloquium.

  • Four graduate students defended dissertations: 

    • Alexander Pichugin, "Naturbeziehung und Ökologie im Werk von Ernst Kreuder."

    • Chris Schnader, "Like a Friend: Friedrich Schiller and the Aesthetics of Friendship."

    •  Mara Taylor, “Diagnosing Deviants: The Figure of the Lesbian in Sexological and Literary Discourses 1860-1931."

    • Kerry Wallach, “Observable Type: Jewish Women and the Jewish Press in Weimar Germany.”