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:

German Studies Association (GSA)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

International Brecht Society (IBS)

Women in German (WiG)

Anna Seghers

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

Leo Baeck Institute New York

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

International Association for Aesthetics (IAA)

International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMA)

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature (IAPL)

 

RESOURCES ON GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE:

LEO Online German-English and English-German Dictionary

American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

About the German Language

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)

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung / Foundation

German-American Internship Program

Cultural Vistas

International Internships

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)

 

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