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Grad Student Announcements – 9/10

September 10, 2010
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 1. German Reunification Brownbag

2. Graduate Italian Proficiency Exam

3. German Activities

 

 

1. German Reunification Brownbag

20th Anniversary of German Reunification

Discussion and Brown Bag Lunch

Stefanie Sigrid Rehm, Liaison for the Brussels Office of the State Chancellery of Saxony

Thursday, September 30, 2010

12:30 – 2 p.m.

Maple Room, IMU

2. Graduate Italian Proficiency Exam

The Graduate Italian Proficiency Exam has been scheduled this semester for Friday, September 24, 2010 from 9-11AM in Ballantine Hall Rm. 004.

In order to register for the exam, please e-mail the following information:

 -Name

-Department

-Student ID #

If the time of day is completely unavailable to you due to teaching or class conflicts please inform me as soon as possible. The exam entails the translation from Italian to English of one or two articles from a current newspaper, journal, or reference source. Please note that reference materials (Dictionaries, Smart Phones, etc.) are NOT allowed at the exam.

You are welcome to stop by the department and ask to check out the texts used in previous years for the purpose of photocopying. These previous exams are available from the Graduate Secretary of the French and Italian Department. Please contact by e-mail: fritgs@indiana.edu or phone 855-1088.

3. German Activities

The Germanic Studies Department has resumed its weekly Kaffeestunde on Wednesdays from 3:30pm- 4:45pm in Ballantine Hall 643. Enjoy free coffee, cookies and conversation, meet fellow students and instructors!

Also, Stammtisch will meet on Monday at Bear’s Place(next to TIS Bookstore) at 6:30pm. Enjoy lively conversation, all levels are welcome, the only rule is “nur auf Deutsch, bitte!”

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