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New article by Zach Fitzpatrick

Zach Fitzpatrick, a Ph.D. candidate in Germanic Studies, recently published an article with the Berlin-based Asian German organization Korientation. It highlights 10 underrated German films of the last 10 years centered on a…

Sara Hall elected Vice President and President-Elect of GSA

Sara Hall, Associate Professor of Germanic Studies and director of the Moving Image Arts program, has been elected Vice President (2021-2022) and President-Elect (2023-2024) of the German Studies Association (GSA). The German Studies…

Black Lives Matter

The Department of Germanic Studies joins the international community in condemning the senseless and cruel murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other victims. We support the world-wide protest movement…

Heidi Schlipphacke receives 2019-2020 Graduate Mentoring Award

Heidi Schlipphacke, Associate Professor of Germanic Studies, has been named as the 2019-2020 recipient of the Graduate Mentoring Award for the Arts and Humanities division. This award is conferred by UIC Graduate College…

Lucas Riddle awarded Provost’s Graduate Internship Award

Lucas Riddle, a PhD student and Max Kade Fellow in the Department of Germanic Studies, has been awarded a Provost’s Graduate Internship Award. This award, given through the UIC Graduate College, aims to…

Sara Hall receives Award for Creative Activity

Sara Hall, Associate Professor of Germanic Studies and Director of the Moving Image Arts Program, has been selected to receive funding through the UIC Awards for Creative Activity Program for her project “Police Projections:…

Erin Gizewski publishes essay in Focus on German Studies

Erin Gizewski, Ph.D. student in Germanic Studies, published the essay “Breaking the Cycle: Establishing a New Feminist Phenomenology within Movement-Image in Maren Ade’s The Forest for the Trees” in Focus on German Studies…