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  • About Us

    German & Scandinavian Studies at the UMass Amherst is proud of our tradition as a distinguished center of research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our strengths are in interdisciplinary literary and cultural studies, including Film Studies, Turkish German Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Black German Studies, Minority Studies, Transnationalism, Medieval Studies, German-Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, GDR Studies, Cultural History, and STEM German

  • Major in German

    Our undergraduate program is structured to set the study of the Germanic languages and their literatures within the contexts of their respective cultures, including their historical, economic, political, philosophical, and cultural aspects. Strong interdisciplinary ties with other departments are encouraged, including STEM fields.

  • iSTEP: international Science Technology and Engineering Programs

    iSTEP combines students' interests in German and STEM fields. With iSTEP students can take STEM-German language courses and participate in international education opportunities.

    For more information email: istep[at]umass.edu

News

Call for Applications: Thatcher Language and Culture House

February 14, 2018

Call for Applications: THATCHER LANGUAGE AND CULTURE HOUSE...

German Courses at the Five Colleges Spring 2018

December 05, 2017

Lists of available German courses in the Spring 2018 at Amherst and Mt Holoyke Colleges are available here:...

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Events

Mar
04

Tatort Screening & Diskussion

Herter 301
5:00 pm

Mar
07

Spieleabend

Herter 301
5:00 pm

Mar
22

Tatort Screening & Diskussion

Herter 301
5:00 pm

Mar
30

Ostern

Thatcher Language and Culture House
4:00 pm

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Maria Stehle
Alumni Profile

Maria Stehle

Maria Stehle (PhD 2005) is Lindsay Young Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. In addition to her monograph Ghetto Voices in Contemporary Germany: Textscapes, Fimscapes and Soundscapes (2012) she is the author of numerous articles and book chapters.

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