My Languages

German: native speaker
English: native fluency
Spanish: fluency in speaking, writing, and reading
French: fluency in reading and speaking
Latin: advanced reading knowledge ("Großes Latinum" in Germany)
Russian: three semesters in college
Esperanto: I completed a ten lesson correspondence course.

 

Selected Links

SOME RELEVANT SITES FOR MY RESEARCH:

Modern Language Association (MLA)

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature (IAPL)

International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMA)

International Association for Aesthetics (IAA)

German Studies Association (GSA)

Women in German (WIG)

International Brecht Society (IBS)

Anna Seghers

Academy of the Arts in Berlin (Akademie der Künste - AdK)

Leo Baeck Institute New York

 

RESOURCES ON GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE:

LEO Online German-English and English-German Dictionary

About the German Language

American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

Projekt Gutenberg-DE -- a literary database in the German language, hosted by the magazine SPIEGEL

Project Gutenberg -- a free database of world literature in many languages, including German

Mark Twain: "The Awful German Language" (from: A Tramp Abroad, Appendix D, 1880)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND WORK/STUDY OPPORTUNITIES IN GERMANY:

DAAD -- Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service)

Carl Duisberg Society (CDS)

German-American Internship Exchange

International Internships

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung / Foundation

Study Abroad at Lehigh University

 

THE PRESS - GERMAN MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS:

Der Spiegel

Die Zeit

Focus

Stern

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)

Die Süddeutsche

Die Welt

Der Tagesspiegel

die tageszeitung (taz)

Financial Times Deutschland

 

GERMAN RADIO AND TV STATIONS:

Deutsche Welle

Deutschlandradio

ARD (Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland)

ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen)

Die Tagesschau

 

CULTURAL INFORMATION ABOUT GERMANY, AUSTRIA, AND SWITZERLAND:

Goethe-Institut

Germany info

Tourism in Germany

German train travel

Youth hostels in Germany

Austria info

Österreich Institut

Switzerland