German teacher education major Mando Gjinollari has won first place in the Friedrich Dürrenmatt Essay Contest put on by the Swiss Consulate in Chicago. Mando’s essay explored the relevance of the work and ideas of Swiss playwright and writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt for our contemporary world. Her prize includes a $500 gift certificate, and her essay
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures would like to welcome Dr. Jonathan Seelye Martin to the faculty.
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures announces the retirement of two esteemed German faculty members. Professors van der Laan and Weeks will both begin retirement after the end of this 2017-2018 academic year.
An update from Professor of German Elke Segelcke, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Illinois State.
An update from Ryan Owens, history and German double major, and European studies minor.
An update from Keven Buh, freshman German major in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
An update from Emily Brown, a junior German teacher education major with minors in Spanish, French, and political science.
Illinois State University’s Lauren Koszyk has been named one of this year’s outstanding college students by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Professor Andrew Weeks, of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, has been invited to give a talk March 22 at the Academy of Sciences in Mainz, Germany, to celebrate completion of the Weigel Edition.
Mary (Mouser) Hofmann ’76 and her husband, Rudi, are fulfilling a lifelong dream by operating White Oak Vineyard in Carlock.