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545. German Graduate Education 2020: Strategies for the Future

Wednesday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Issaquah, Sheraton

Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of German

Presiding: Karin Baumgartner, Univ. of Utah

Speakers: Kerstin Barndt, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Jaimey Fisher, Univ. of California, Davis; Peter A. Hess, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Peter C. Pfeiffer, Georgetown Univ.; Ann Marie Rasmussen, Duke Univ.

Session Description:

Roundtable on the place of German in tomorrow's university. How are we training graduate students in German programs to adjust to a changed landscape and secure a place for German in the new pared-down humanities curricula? Panelists will discuss how their departments have adapted to the crisis in German, how graduate training incorporates cross- and interdisciplinary tracks, and what the place of literature is in the new "practical" curricula.


Subjects:

  • The Profession – General

  • German Literature – General

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