Category Archives: German News

November 9-10, 2017. ” ‘Here I Stand:’ Showing Civil Courage in the Face of Controversy”, 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses

  Please join us for ” ‘Here I Stand:’ Showing Civil Courage in the Face of Controversy,” commemorating the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses (31 October 1517).  In this two-day event series on Nov. 9th and 10th, we invite you to learn about Luther’s life and the importance of showing civil​ courage, especially today: If one wants to

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FLL’s German Program Recognized!

Our German Program has received an award for Outstanding German Program Development and Advocacy from the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Small Undergraduate German Program Small Interest Group. Dr. Birgit Jensen has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the ACTFL Small Undergraduate German Program Small Interest Group Award. “Your nomination stood out for the great

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Dr. Jensen interviewed by Goethe Institut

Dr. Birgit Jensen was recently interviewed by the Goethe Institut, the globally present, federally funded cultural association that promotes the study of the German language and encourages international cultural exchanges. In Sept. 2016, Dr. Jensen gave a presentation on flipping her Beginning German classrooms at GETVICO, a virtual conference organized by the AATG and the Goethe Institut (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTdxnx2SBJA). The interview

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