Thanks to recent DAAD and Fulbright grants, the Department of World Languages and Cultures is offering a unique course this fall semester comparing the responses to the global pandemic in Germany and the US. There are only 10 spots available in this cross-cultural experience and there are a few requirements to be eligible for selection: … Continue reading New German Course about COVID-19 Includes a Trip Abroad
“By looking at their lives and sharing their stories, students are asked to question our system of values. When we look at things from this perspective, we might ask ourselves: ‘Are we as important as we think?'”
Because of the devastation of WWI, no Fairs were held in France for more than a generation, so a 20th-century Fair is an interesting way to end the course as we look at how the country changed in those 37 years, while knowing that Europe was on the verge of yet more devastation.
In Fall 2014, the Russian Studies program is offering a new online course taught in English, “Environmental Issues in Modern Russia.” The course enrolled to capacity within a week of registration and has attracted students from a wide array of academic disciplines. We have asked Prof. Lidia Skrynnikova, the course instructor, a few questions about … Continue reading New Course Offered in English: “Environmental Issues in Modern Russia”