Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), UCLA has moved from in-classroom instruction to on-line platform teaching. The Department of Germanic Languages has cancelled all upcoming events. Departmental staff will be working remotely until further notice. Please communicate your needs via e-mail to the following staff members:
Department Management/Budget Requests/Grant Proposals: Gina White
Student Affairs (graduate & undergraduate): Kerry Allen
Fund Management/Purchasing/Reimbursements: Dacia Imakura
Academic Personnel/Payroll: Teresa Gonzalez
Programming/Reimbursements: Liya Kunnathuparambil and Vanessa Carlos
Office Coordination/Purchase Orders/Shipping/Deliveries: Ashley Mahan
Technical Support/On-line teaching assistance: Xavier Ramirez
We appreciate your patience and understanding during this uncertain time!
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Statement in support of Black Lives Matter
June 9, 2020
Statement in support of Black Lives Matter, Black students, scholars, and instructors at UCLA, and other Black members of the UCLA communityClick here to read full statement
Learning German was the best “half-baked” decision I have made. As I was entering Junior High, I had the option to learn the language of my choice. Due to the notorious teachers of the high school Spanish and French department, I elected to learn German. This sparked a passion in my life. I quickly became German club president of my senior class and was obsessed with German films, food, and culture. This is all without... Read more