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THE WEEKLY GREEN

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

The first meeting of Professor Grafetstaetter's workshop on "Family and Marriage Conflict in Works of Medieval German Literature” will be on Monday, October 12th at 5:15 pm in FLB G18.

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are cordially invited to the European Union Center's EU Day 2009 on October 21, 2009 at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. The topic is "Green Sweden," in recognition of Sweden's presidency of the EU fall 2009.

PUBLICATIONS

A Korean translation of Professor Cori Crane's co-authored book "Doing Foreign Language: Bringing Concordia Language Villages into Language Classrooms" (written by Heidi E. Hamilton, Cori Crane, and Abigail Bartoshesky, 2005, Prentice Hall) was recently published with Communication Books.

Professor Yasemin Yildiz published "Immer noch keine Adresse in Deutschland? Adressierung als politische Strategie.” Kritik des Okzidentalismus: Transdisziplinäre Beiträge zu (Neo-)Orientalismus und Geschlecht. Ed. Gabriele Dietze, Claudia Brunner, and Edith Wenzel. Bielefeld: Trancript, 2009, 83-99.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Professor Cori Crane was selected as one of six Midwest German teachers to participate in the AATG-sponsored TraiNDaF II program (Transatlantisches interkulturelles Nachwuchsförderungsprogramm Deutsch als Fremdsprache). The group's first meeting took place September 11-13 in Chicago and dealt with issues of articulation and advocacy for the study of German in the US.

WEEKLY DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES

This semester, the Deutsche Konversationsgruppe will meet on Wednesdays from 1-3 PM in the cafe of the new Institute for Genomic Biology. The IGB is the first building east of the Morrow Plots, and the cafe is in the downstairs level on the west side of the building.

This semester, the Swedish Coffee Hour will meet at 5pm on Fridays at the Espresso Royale Cafe on Goodwin and Oregon.

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