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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dan DiMassa in the Homestretch

    September 12, 2013

    This is Dan DiMassa’s final year in the graduate program and a lot of things are falling into place. He’s making terrific progress on his dissertation on the reception of Dante around 1800.

  • Where Are They Now?

    September 12, 2013

    Penn PhDs and ABDs assume new academic and non-academic jobs. Matt Handelman landed a tenure track job at Michigan State University. In his first semester he’s teaching a third year course called “Anders Gedacht” and a graduate seminar on German modernism.

  • Simon Richter Publishes Book on the Lola Film

    September 12, 2013

    The title is Women, Pleasure, Film, but the subtitle says it all: What Lolas Want. How many cinematic Lolas are there? At least 35 on his count.The title is Women, Pleasure, Film, but the subtitle says it all: What Lolas Want.

  • Bethany Wiggin and Catriona MacLeod “Bookend” the Eighteenth Century

    September 12, 2013

    In the May 2013 issue of Seminar, a Journal of Germanic Studies, you’ll find articles by Bethany Wiggin and Catriona MacLeod that open and close a special issue on the novel in the eighteenth century.

  • Christina Frei appointed Executive Director of Language Instruction

    September 11, 2013

    Associate Dean Jeff Kallberg announced that Christina Frei has been appointed the inaugural Executive Director of Language Instruction in the School of Arts and Sciences.

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    September 5, 2013

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