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Department of World Languages

"Think Transatlantic"--Campus Weeks Events 2012 at USF

The German Program at the University of South Florida has been selected as a grant recipient and project partner of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., to participate in an interdisciplinary campaign entitled “Think Transatlantic: United States and Germany in the 21st Century.” USF is one of 30 institutions of higher education in the United States which will celebrate US/Germany relations with several events in October and November 2012. Dr. Margit Grieb (main event coordinator), Dr. Stephan Schindler, and Dr. Stefan Huber of the German faculty are coordinating the activities.

Essay Contest (prizes $200/$100): Due date for student submissions is Monday, Nov. 12. Winners will be announced at reception on Nov. 27, 2012. Click here for submission form and detailed contest information. For more information on essay contest contact Dr. Stefan Huber at

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 3:30pm – 5:30pm: Schultze Gets the Blues (Grace Allen Room, 4th floor Library).  For more information on film screening contact Dr. Margit Grieb at

Roundtable Discussion: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 3pm – 5pm:  "Think Transatlantic - The United States and Germany in the 21st Century" (in MSC 2708) roundtable discussion featuring several USF professors from various departments and Colleges. For more information on roundtable discussion contact Dr. Schindler at

Closing Reception, Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 5pm – 7pm: Reception open to participants and audience members of roundtable discussion and essay contest participants. Winners of essay contest will be announced. (Location: MSC 2708).  For more information on reception contact Claudine Boniec at

For general information concerning the "Think Transatlantic" campaign and events contact Dr. Margit Grieb at

Sponsored by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and co-sponsored by the Department of World Languages at USF and USF World.

For more information on the "Think Transatlantic--Campus Weeks" campaign visit