Assistant Professor of German Jonathan Wipplinger has won recognition for his research into blackface minstrelsy in German culture. "The Racial Ruse: On Blackness and Blackface Comedy in fin-de-siecle Germany" was voted as the best article in The German Quarterly (vol. 84) by the journal's 16-member editorial board. Wipplinger will receive the Max Kade Prize -- one of the most prestigious prizes in German Studies -- for his work.
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Erika Kroener is the college's December Student of the Month. With a double major in international studies and German studies and a minor in Russian studies, this senior hopes to work in international or European politics. Find out about her favorite classes, her study abroad experience, and her advice to incoming students.
Laura Andrews, October 2008 CHASS Student of the Month