News

  • New Grad Student Page (For Simon's Eyes Only)

    May 14, 2014

    Reasons to Pursue a PhD in German at the University of Pennsylvania

     

  • Graduate Student Wins Top Paper Award at ICA

    April 14, 2014

    Didem Uca, a second-year PhD student in the department, and co-author Kate Zambon won the Top Student Paper Award in the Popular Communication Division at the 2014 conference of the International Communication Association.

  • Türkisch-deutsche Studien, Vol 4

    January 27, 2014

    Visiting Professor Yasemin Dayioglu-Yücel has recently edited the fourth volume of Türkisch-deutsche Studien, entitled "Jugendbilder - Repräsentationen von Jugend in Medien und Politik"

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  • Graduate Student's Summer Translation Internship in Berlin

    October 23, 2013

    As a summer intern at the museum of the Stiftung Neue Synagoge Berlin - Centrum Judaicum, Didem Uca assisted in the editing of, and translated into English, a new exhibition called, "Bleiben?!

  • New book by Catriona MacLeod

    October 19, 2013

    Fugitive Objects: Sculpture and Literature in the German Nineteenth Century, forthcoming in December from Northwestern University Press.

  • Rammstein and Herder?

    October 11, 2013

    Simon Richter argues that Johann Gottfried Herder is the "father of rock and roll." in an essay in a new anthology called Rammstein on Fire: New Perspectives on the Music and Performances, edited by John T. Littlejohn and Michael T. Putnam.

  • Penn Alumna Wins the Coalition of Women in German Dissertation Prize

    October 11, 2013

    WIG has just announced that Claire "CJ" Jones has won this prestigious award for her dissertation on Communal Song and the Theology of Voice in Medieval German Mysticism.

  • Penn Presence at the GSA

    October 11, 2013

    Participants at the German Studies Association Meeting in early October in Denver couldn't help but notice a strong Penn presence. There were so many Penn people, we are planning to host a cash-bar for Penn alumni at the next GSA.

  • A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish 1586-1987

    October 11, 2013

    Check out the announcement by Stanford University Press of Kathryn Hellerstein's book, A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987!

  • Join the Penn German Club

    September 15, 2013

    The Penn German Club is a group of graduate and undergraduate students passionate about German langauage and culture. For more information on the Club's weekly Stammtische and other cultural events, please refer to the attached flyer.