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May 6, 2010


Swedish film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Niels Arden Oplev, 2009) will be screening for one week at the Art Theatre in Champaign, beginning Friday April 23.


Professors Tobias Barske and Andrea Golato published an article entitled "German 'so': Managing sequence and action" in Text & Talk, 2010, 30(3), 245- 266.

Professor Stephanie Hilger published a review of Johann Christoph Gottsched in seiner Zeit. Neue Beiträge zu Leben, Werk und Wirkung, ed. by Manfred Rudersdorf. The German Quarterly 83.1: 111-112.


Professor Rochelle Wright presented a paper entitled "Ekman's Mordets praktik and Modes of Literary Discourse" at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS) April 22-24 in Seattle, WA..


Congratulations to Paul Meyer, who has received a travel grant from the American Friends of the Herzog August Bibliothek to conduct research on the Wolfenbuetteler Faust manuscript. Paul Meyer has also received a summer research grant from the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics to support summer research at the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuettel.

Congratulations to Robert Nagel, who passed his MA exams and presented the paper, ”Didacticization and Inclusion of Seidenhaar by Aygen-Sibel Çelik into the German 103 Curriculum.” The members of his committee were Professors Crane (chair), Hilger, and Pinkert.


This semester Swedish Coffee Hour meets on Monday at 3:30pm at the Espresso Royale coffee-shop on Goodwin and Oregon.

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.