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  • “Unlikely as it may seem, the success of the Samsung commercial can start new conversations about language policy and language learning in more than a few countries,” says Professor Yuliya Komska. 

    Read the full story in the Pacific Standard.

  • Over the past year, Assistant Professor of German Yuliya Komska became a regular columnist for Reuters on her native Ukraine and other issues and was part of The New York Times “Op-Talk” feature, and Associate Professor of Engineering Vicki May landed a book deal based on her Huffington Post series on STEM education and is preparing a five-part lesson series for TED-Ed on thinking creatively about engineering.

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  • “The template is simple: When the West rises for so-called ‘Western values’—for various freedoms, that is—it inevitably gets more solidarity, attention, and validation than any other part of the world trying to do the same,” writes Professor Yuliya Komska.

    Read the full story in the Pacific Standard.

  • by Professor Irene Kacandes

    I’m an American child of the Cold War. The yellow alarm pole was next to my elementary school, and when it went off we practiced duck and cover. I had a repeating dream of a red monolith I knew was “Communism,” even as I had little sense of what that meant other than “bad” and “dangerous.”

    I’m a Dartmouth professor currently directing the Department of German Studies’ Foreign Study Program...

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  • Dartmouth’s George Edmondson, an associate professor of English, and Klaus Mladek, an associate professor of German studies and comparative literature, make up one of eight teams chosen by the American Council of Learned Societies for 2014 Collaborative Research Fellowships. Edmondson and Mladek plan to write a book together; it is to be titled “A Politics of Melancholia.”

    “Long-lasting collaborations between scholars from...

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