Germanic And Slavic Languages

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University honors 28 as emeriti faculty

    Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Read More

    May. 8, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Free film symposium to explore cinema, science and the senses

    Filmmakers and scholars will gather at Vanderbilt University April 3-4 to investigate contemporary ways of seeing film and moving images at “Ubiquitous Streams: Seeing Moving Images in the Age of Digital Media,” a line-up of lectures and discussions to be held in venues across campus. Admission is free, but registration is required. Read More

    Mar. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Three days of activities will examine Russian punk protest group

    A Russian protest group whose videos have been banned in their home country while two of their members are imprisoned will be the topic of a symposium that includes a film screening, coffee house evening and roundtable discussion April 1-3 at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar. 18, 2013

  • Dieter Sevin (Vanderbilt University)

    Memorial service for Sevin is Oct. 1 in Benton Chapel

    Dieter Sevin (Vanderbilt University) A campus memorial service for Dieter Sevin, professor of German and former chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in Vanderbilt’s Benton Chapel. Sevin died July 29 after a nearly yearlong battle with… Read More

    Sep. 20, 2012

  • Dieter Sevin (Vanderbilt University)

    Sevin, German professor and former chair of department, dies

    Dieter H.O. Sevin, professor of German and former chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages at Vanderbilt, died July 29 after a nearly yearlong battle with cancer. Sevin taught German language and literature at Vanderbilt for more than 44 years. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Zombie images focus of March (Lunch) Box lecture March 7

    James McFarland, assistant professor of German and film, will speak on the historical beginnings of the zombie image and the reasons why it remains pervasive today in literature, film and other areas of current culture. His talk is titled “Profane Apocalypse: The Zombie Image as a Historical Symptom.” Read More

    Mar. 1, 2012