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Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 Awards


Goethe Essay Prize

Junior and Senior Category for the best essay on any topic connected with German literature or culture.

1st Prize $250 - Juliane Scholtz - “Der Wert des Alltäglichen: Darstellungen der Realität im Walter Ruttmann Film Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Großstadt”
 

Goethe Institute Exams

Juliane Scholtz

 

Simmons Award

Simmons Award in German is given to the student who has done the “best work in German” in the College of Arts & Sciences.  This year’s recipient was Yuqing (Eva) Cao.

           

EMGIP-Stipendium (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program)

Delphi Cleaveland


Heidelberg Exchange

German Studies also has a direct exchange program with the University in Heidelberg and this year that scholarship was awarded to two students:

Leighton Cook and Tushar Thomas

 

Book Prizes

Book Prizes are given to outstanding students nominated by their German instructors.  Books are donated to the Department of German Studies by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of German.
 

Fall 2017


1210 Exploring German Contexts I
Matthew Fricke
Jennifer Movroudakis
Caroline Hong
Linda Bu
Muhammad (Ismail) Taufiq

1220 Exploring German Contexts II
Joe McAllister

1230 Expanding The German Dossier Muyang Li
Brian Leffew

2000 Germany: Intercultural Contexts
Aura Loinard
Aaron Jay
Jonathan Ni

2020 Literary Contexts and Texts
Caroline Chang

2040 Perspectives on German Culture
Jeremy Coyle

3070 Challenge of Literary Language
Ivy Deng
Kyra Houlé

3290 Mean Streets
Sam Barnum

4100 The Seminar
Emma Stillings

 

Spring 2018

1210 Exploring German Contexts I
Yuqing (Claire) Cui
Skyeler McQueen
Plato Dellyannis
Sonu Kapoor

1220 Exploring German Contexts II
Reid Anrod
Katherine Estoque
Yifan He
Samuel (Sam) Frey

1230 Expanding the German Dossier
Brianna Johnson

2000 Germany: Intercultural Contexts
Muyang Li
Stephie Lux
Adam Wang
Nathalie Griffiths

2040 Perspectives on German Culture
Andrew Stover
Joseph McCracken

2060 German in Business Culture
Andrew Sheldon

3080 German Life Style Going Digital
Michaela Novakova
Neil Stilin

3215 Performance, Theater & Politics
Griffin Smith-Nichols
John Yoon

 

Language Certificate in German Language Study

For having achieved an advanced level of language competence through course work at the 3000 level corresponding to the criteria set by The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (level B2+)

2017-2018

  • Anna Boucheva
  • Jared Gurba
  • Lewis Haber
  • Daniel May
  • Michaela Novakova
  • Neil A. Stilin
  • Emma Kim Tall
  • Maxwell Vega

2016-2017

  • Xinyi (Lena) Li
  • Joshua Sadinsky
  • Juliane Scholtz
  • Lauren Elizabeth Stechschulte
  • Emma Stillings
  • Eric Zimmermann

2015-2016

  • Constanza Andrea Arevalo
  • R. Delphi Cleaveland
  • Leighton Fernando Cook
  • Melanie Kauffeld
  • Edward Francis Klimowicz
  • Anjum Malik
  • Melissa Lucia Sermiento
  • Caitlin Johanna Wischermann



 


Kudos to...

Anna Horakova, Ph.D. ’16, has been appointed College Fellow in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University effective fall 2016.

Johannes Wankhammer, Ph.D. ’16, has been appointed Assistant Professor of German at Princeton University.

Leigh York, a doctoral student in German Studies, was awarded a fellowship from the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies to conduct research in Berlon during academic year 2016-17.

Jette Gindner, a doctoral student in German Studies, is the recipient of Cornell's Humboldt exchange fellowship for academic year 2016-17.

Matteo Calla, completed PhD in German Studies, was awarded the Buttrick-Crippen fellowship from Cornell’s Knight Institute for fall 2016.

Katrina Nousek, Ph.D. 2015, has been appointed Visiting Professor of German Studies at the University of Richmond, effective Fall 2018

Alexander Phillips, Ph.D. 2015, has been appointed Assistant Collegiate Professor in the University College Europe program at the University of Maryland effective January 2015.

Paul Buchholz, Ph.D. 2010, assistant professor at Emory College. Book being released soon: Private Anarchy: Impossible Community and the Outsider’s Monologue in German Experimental Fiction. Forthcoming Spring 2018 from Northwestern University Press.

Nathan Taylor, completed PhD in German Studies, was awarded a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship to complete dissertation research in Frankfurt a.M. during fall 2015.

Christine Schott, a doctoral student in German Studies, was awarded a DAAD fellowship to conduct research in Hamburg during academic year 2015-16.

Stephen Klemm, a doctoral student in German Studies, is the recipient of Cornell's Humboldt exchange fellowship for academic year 2015-16.

Matt Stoltz and Leigh York, doctoral students in German Studies, were awarded Cornell's Cologne exchange fellowship for academic year 2015-16.

Anna Horakova is the recipient of a Detjen/Geercken Dissertation Grant to conduct research at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach during summer 2015.

Gunhild Lischke, Language Program Director, is the recipient of a 2014 AATG/Goethe-Institut Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in furthering the teaching of German.

Carl Gelderloos, Ph.D. 2014 in German Studies, has been appointed Assistant Professor of German at Binghamton University, State University of New York, in the Department of German and Russian Studies. Carl was the recipient of the 2013 GSA prize for best graduate student essay in German Studies.

Ari Linden, Ph.D. 2013 in German Studies, has been appointed Assistant Professor of German at the University of Kansas effective Fall 2014.