Language and Culture Day, Fri., Mar. 10, 2-4:30pm

The Global Languages Initiative is excited to announce this year’s Language and Culture Day held on Friday, March 10th from 2pm to 4:30pm in Father Madden Hall at St. Mike’s College. Whether you are interested in expanding your existing knowledge of a language, deepening your connection with your linguistic and cultural heritage, or are simply curious about foreign languages and cultures, you are all invited! Read More »

Prof. John Zilcosky Recognized with a Guggenheim!

Prof. John Zilcosky, has been distinguished with a Guggenheim for his project on the cultural history of wrestling from Plato to Hulk Hogan. Check out the story in A & S News! It’s wonderful to see our colleagues recognized for their outstanding work! Read More »

futurGenerator Internship in Freiburg Summer 2022

Dear Students, If you are learning German and are interested in gaining work experience during your studies while taking advantage of your German skills then listen up now! The iPRAKTIKUM team is seeking applicants for an exciting internship opportunity in Freiburg, one of Europe’s greenest cities. This time, the placement will be with our partner Agronauten: Have you ever wondered how and what you eat impacts the environment? Or how that potato made its way to your plate? Would you like to contribute to a greener future by learning about local food systems or getting hands-on experiences “in the field”? If this applies to you then you might be the person we are looking for… Agronauten is a non-profit association that researches and communicates many aspects related to food and farming culture – especially regional, organic agriculture and food systems that are viable for the future. They work on topics like partnership models of producers and consumers, access to land for agroecological farmers, self-empowered technological solutions for farmers, regional logistics, integration of refugees through agriculture, indicators of farm sustainability and change of food and farming culture. In addition, Agronauten works regularly with schools, organising exhibitions, giving lectures at universities and ... Read More »

Standing with Ukraine

Stand with Ukraine

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures stands in solidarity with Ukraine and the Ukrainian people in their fight against the Russian invasion. We condemn the unprovoked acts of aggression of the Russian Federation and Belarus in the strongest possible terms. We are deeply concerned about the growing humanitarian crisis and the violence and hardships to which the population of Ukraine is being subjected. We join the world in standing behind Ukraine and hope for a swift end of the war and restoration of peace in Europe. Read More »