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Twenty Six Fellowships and Internships Abroad for Summer 2018

May 15, 2018

Warmest congratulations to the 26 students who have been awarded fellowships and internships through the German Department’s Work Abroad Program this year, with special thanks to the department's Work Abroad Program Officer, Ruth Sondermann, for making all this possible: Anna Briggs (OCS-funded research at Universität Hamburg); Haydn Bradstreet (DAAD/...

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Christina von Hane

New book by Racha Kirakosian - Die Vita der Christina von Hane

September 16, 2017

 

This is the very first comprehensive study on the late medieval text transmitting the Life ("Vita") of the 13th-century mystic, Christina von Hane. Adopting a multi-perspective approach, the first part of the study considers the handwritten manuscript while also discussing performative aspects of this mystic text. The second part of the study offers a new edition of the Vita.

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Professor Judith Ryan has been named President of the Modern Humanities Research Association (UK) for 2017

November 27, 2015


Each year, the Modern Humanities Research Association chooses as President a scholar of international repute. The association has announced Professor Judith Ryan as President for 2017. 
She will deliver a keynote address at their October 2017 conference.

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A Warm Welcome to our new faculty, Agnes Broomé and Dania Hückmann

July 12, 2015

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Agnes Broomé as our new Preceptor in Scandinavian Studies. Agnes comes to Harvard from University College London, where she recently completed her PhD with a dissertation on translations and the British book market. In addition to a strong interest in translation theory, her research focuses on a range of topics...

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