German Department

Western's German program, in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, is one of six university co-sponsors of this year’s virtual “Women in German” conference, held Nov. 4-7.

The conference's online keynote address will be given by award-winning Berlin-based author…

Cornelius Partsch, Professor of German in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, published the 7th edition of Treffpunkt Deutsch, an elementary-level German textbook (Pearson, 2019; co-authors Margaret Gonglewski and Beverly Moser).

Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, joined colleagues from across the U.S. in the first national summit of…

Western Washington University Professor of German Cornelius Partsch was awarded a grant to sponsor a special exhibition entitled “Germany: Integrating Immigrants,” which will be located in Western Libraries Special Collections, (Wilson Library 6th Floor).…

Sandra Alfers, professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University, will discuss her research on the poetry of the Holocaust from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in Western Libraries…

Recent Western Washington University alumna and current graduate student at the Technical University of Munich Valeria Fisher received a DAAD Graduate Scholarship for the 2016-2018 academic year.

Fisher, a Bellingham resident, is being awarded €750 per month for two years for her…

Sandra Alfers, an associate professor of German at Western Washington University, recently published her book "weiter schreiben. Leben und Lyrik der Else Dormitzer" on the German-Jewish writer Else Dormitzer with Hentrich & Hentrich in Berlin, Germany. The renowned publishing house…

Sandra Alfers, an associate professor of German in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, has published an article in a special volume of "Études Armeméniennes Contemporaines" focusing on "Victim Testimony and Understanding Mass Violence." The volume is…

 

Liana Lewis, a German major, has been awarded an ETA Fulbright Scholarship for 2012-2013.

Samantha Seabrooks-Sturgis, a Biology and German student,  has been awarded a DAAD (A German Academic Exchange Service) Rise Scholarship (Research Internships in Science and…

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