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German and Dutch

 

Former PhD students in the Department of German and Dutch

Name College Research Topic
Emma Corteen Trinity Hall The assignment of grammatical gender in German
Rafael Dernbach King's How classical documentary method have been appropriated by fictional formats and documentary filmmakers react to it.  The question how an Other can be depicted, how film can still be a 'window to the world
Christoph Pretzer Corpus Christi The function of fictional elements in medieval chronicles
Pavlo Shopin Clare Metaphors for language and creative writing in Herta Muller

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Tiarks scholarship awardee won the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies

13 July 2021

Congratulations to Martin Lindner on the award of the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies for an essay on works by Anna Mitgutsch and Doron Rabinovici. Martin completed the ELAC MPhil this year, with a focus on German and supported by a Tiarks Scholarship.

Alumnus' book publication

28 June 2021

Congratulations to our alumnus - Tom Zille for the publication of his book 'Christian Felix Weiße the Translator. Cultural Transfer and Literary Entrepreneurship in the Enlightenment.' The book explores the singularly extensive output of Enlightenment translator, Christian Felix Weiße. Originated as an Optional...

Congratulations to Prof. Christopher Young

2 June 2021

Congratulations to Prof. Christopher Young who has won the North American Society of Sports History Anthologies Award for 2021 for his co-edited book 'The Whole World was Watching: Sport in the Cold War' (Stanford 2020) .

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