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A photo of Miriam Posner: Rising Star of Digital Humanities

Miriam Posner: Rising Star of Digital Humanities

Published: August 2, 2017

“The New Wave in Digital Humanities” Inside Higher Ed By Will Fenton The digital humanities have supported a remarkable diversity of teaching, scholarship and service pursued by a diverse group of leaders who are shaping the field’s values and priorities. Inside Digital Learning here showcases the contributions of five rising stars of the digital humanities: Alex Gil,…

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A photo of Congratulations Class of 2017!

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Published: July 27, 2017

UCLA Department of Germanic Languages Degree Candidates, June 2017 Bachelor of Arts Jennifer Marie Gethers, Cum Laude Ngoc Anh Thu Kim Cassidy Nicole Landers Willow Nita Stowe, College Honors Shiming Zheng Yu Zhong, Cum Laude German Minor Benajmin Je Lin Chiang Ka Yu Chau Hye Rhyn Chung Naseem Summer Fazeli Carolyn Mae Francis Angela Rose…

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Humanities Dialogues provides casual space to discuss meaning of words

Published: June 4, 2017

Students, staff and faculty have been discussing what words like “democracy,” “humanity” and “heroism” mean in meetings over the course of the year. Humanities Dialogues consists of biweekly meetings, in which participants discuss a word and the different meanings associated with it. The program was created by various UCLA departments in languages and humanities in…

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UCLA Celebrates World Languages Day 2016

Published: September 30, 2016

On September 30, 2016, UCLA celebrated World Languages Day by introducing students to a variety of opportunities for language study and cultural activities available to them on campus. With help from student organizations and foreign language departments, students explored more than 20 world languages offered at UCLA including French, Korean, German, Italian and more! Here…

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2016 DAAD Prize in German and European Studies to be Awarded to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz, UCLA

Published: July 7, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz of UCLA, the recipient of the 2016 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies for her outstanding academic work in the Humanities. Yasemin Yildiz is Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature at UCLA.  She grew up in Bremen and began her academic life at the Universität Hamburg,…

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A photo of Remembering Judith Ruth Hadd (1945-2015)

Remembering Judith Ruth Hadd (1945-2015)

Published: June 23, 2015

It is with sadness that the UCLA Department of Germanic Languages notes the passing of Judith Ruth Hadda — Yiddish professor, psychoanalyst, and biographer — on June 23, 2015, in Los Angeles, from metastatic cancer. She was 69. Dr. Hadda was born December 23, 1945, the daughter of refugees from Nazi Germany, Dr. George and…

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