GERMANIC STUDIES RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Welcome to Germanic Studies at Indiana University, a dynamic and diversified department with a rich tradition. We offer demanding yet flexible programs in modern literary and cultural studies, medieval philology, theoretical linguistics, as well as instruction in three modern languages besides German. Our undergraduate students work closely in small group settings with highly trained instructors and faculty members who have won numerous teaching awards. Many participate in programs we maintain in Freiburg, Germany, and Graz, Austria. We urge our graduate students, who come to us from across the country and all parts of the world, to work at a high level of theoretical sophistication and to develop their skills as innovative and imaginative teachers. Nearly all find work in faculty positions at research universities and liberal arts colleges.
Ours is perhaps the most congenial Germanic Studies Department in the country; it is also one of the most challenging. If you are passionately driven by intellectual curiosity — join us!Kari Ellen Gade, Department Chairperson
Professor Susanne Even Selected as ‘German Collegiate Teacher of the Year 2013’
The Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) has selected Susanne Even as the German Collegiate Teacher of the Year 2013.
The award letter states: ‘Your support to your profession, your students and your colleagues in German, service to both the Indiana Chapter of the AATG and IFTLA have earned you this well-deserved honor. I am sure you must be very proud and pleased that your excellence as an educator is being recognized … Kudos to Indiana University for having such an excellent teacher on the staff!’
The Department of Germanic Studies wholeheartedly endorses these sentiments, and we are very proud to have such an excellent educator in our department.
News & Events
- Germanic Studies Undergraduate Spotlight: IU Germanic Studies co-major Emily Mange stands out as Honey in the hit production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf at the Waldron Arts Center.
- The Germanic Studies Department is now on Facebook! Please visit our Germanic Studies page on Facebook
- Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, has announced that Rex Sprouse has been selected to receive Henry Remak Professorship for 2011-2014.
- New English-Language Summer Program in Berlin Spend next summer in Berlin and learn about how the city deals with its past and imagines its future. Take a new four-week summer course, taught by IU faculty in English. To learn more, click here. For a first-hand account of last year's program, see the student blog