Tag: german

CATEGORIES: October 2020

Faculty Q&A with Xan Holt

Xan Holt joined WLC as a lecturer of German this Fall semester. Q: What made you decide to teach German at the university level? Tell us a little bit about your area of expertise! A: After finishing my undergraduate degree, I spent two years teaching English in vocational schools in Austria. It was initially just … Continue reading Faculty Q&A with Xan Holt


Moving Out

Dr. Mark W. Rectanus, University Professor of German and LCP creator, is yet another WLC instructor with a new book! Rectanus’s new book, Moving Out: Museums, Artists and the Translocal will be published soon by the University of Minnesota Press. Read on for Dr. Rectanus’s take on writing the book and what it’s all about. … Continue reading Moving Out


Students Helping Students

If you are looking to get involved in something fun, there is no better place than the WLC. The department is chock full of clubs rich with academic and fun opportunities! Find humans interesting? Swing by Anthropology Club every other Wednesday in the “Monkey Room”–2130 Pearson–at 7pm. The president of the club says they are … Continue reading Students Helping Students



WLC faculty are – even if not everyone would agree – humans.  Modern humans are marked by their drive for progress. We aren’t content with our current status or skill level – we strive! This summer, many of us have big plans. We will, of course, be working on our usual projects – research and … Continue reading #GOALS