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German Department News

Upcoming Conferences:

19th Mid-Continental Phonetics and Phonology Conference (September 12-14)-- for more information here ---- The 47th Wisconsin Workshop: “Measuring the World: Formation, Transformation and Transmission of the ‘National’ and the ‘...

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The Department of German, established in 1890, is one of the oldest, largest, and highest ranked in the United States. Through its comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs, it offers a rich and challenging environment in which to pursue the study of all aspects of the literatures, cultures, and languages of the German-speaking countries. As a leading department, its distinguished faculty has long been recognized internationally for its historical breadth and intellectual depth in German literature, thought, and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, as well as in Germanic linguistics and Dutch language, literature and culture. Click here for information about our department.