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Department of German and Slavic Studies

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Established in August 2006, the Department of German and Slavic Studies is the youngest department in the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs. Our faculty consists of five full-time roster faculty and several adjunct instructors of German and Russian. Both programs offer a full range of extra-curricular activities in which students and faculty participate. We encourage you to explore the reasons for studying these languages, and please talk with us about the numerous opportunities we offer.


Department Spotlight

Spotlight Portrait

Stephen Della Lana
Coordinator, CDS Summer Internship in Germany

Watch an interview with Professor Della Lana about the internship program.


Department News

Professors Nenno and Twitchell Present Research at German Studies Association Annual Conference
Posted on 25 September 2014 | 8:35 pm
At the German Studies Association Annual Conference on September 18-21 in Kansas City Missouri, Dr. Nancy Nenno participated in a three-day seminar entitled “Black German Studies” and presented her study titled “Thinking in Multiples: Generating Black Diaporas in Austria.” At the same conference, Professor Corey Twitchell collaborated in the seminar “German-Jewish Literature after 1945: Working Through […]
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Dr. Nenno’s Article Published in _Colloquia Germanica_
Posted on 13 August 2014 | 10:06 pm
Professor Nancy Nenno’s study “Language, the Voice and Esperantism in Early German Sound Film: The Case of Niemandsland” has been published in the journal Colloquia Germanica 44,3 (2011).
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