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German 152: Visit to the Getty Museum, November 29th

Published: December 3, 2018

On Thursday, November 29th, Professor David D. Kim took his students in GRM 152 to the Getty Center where they studied the works of German painters in the exhibition “Renaissance Nude.” Here are the pictures taken during their trip to the museum.

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Joy McCreary Joins Teach For America and Pursues Graduate Studies in Urban Education

Published: October 24, 2018

Joy McCreary graduated from UCLA in Spring 2018 with degrees in German, Political Science, and International Development Studies. After having taken four years of German in high school, she continued taking courses at UCLA to maintain her language ability. While she only intended on pursuing a minor, her love for her classes and professors in…

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UCLA Students Invited to Study in Vienna, Munich, and Berlin This Summer

Published: January 10, 2018

Enroll in 2 or 3 of the following courses: German 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 German 141: Advanced language German 114: Fairy Tales & The Fantastic (taught in English) German 102: Art, War and Politics (taught in English) Language students will be able to practice skills in real life!   Professor Peter Tokofsky tokofsky@sbcglobal.net…

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UCLA Celebrates World Languages Day 2017

Published: October 2, 2017

On September 29, 2017, 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 Basque, Catalan, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese,…

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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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Stephanie Truskowski Awarded DAAD Scholarship for Graduate Study in Germany for the Academic Year 2018-2019

Published: June 14, 2017

Stephanie Truskowski (history major and German minor) graduated from UCLA in 2018. She initially chose to study German because of her interest in the history of the country and the culture. Her interest primarily lies in the history of ideologies because, as she states, “the ideologies that developed historically continue to influence how we perceive…

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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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