The Department of English at the University of Klagenfurt has every reason to celebrate: Founded in 1973, the Department of English and American Studies turned 50 this year. Members of the department welcomed friends, partners, companions, alumni and students to a special event to celebrate the 50th anniversary.
News on the Department of English published by the University of Klagenfurt
On March 22, Ms Brittany Clarke, First Secretary at the Australian Embassy in Vienna, and her colleague Ms Elisabeth Jaquemar visited the Department of English at the University of Klagenfurt, delivering Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route exhibition from the National Museum of Australia.
Ateesha Sethia’s decision to study in Klagenfurt was a thoughtful one. After all, the student of English and American Studies, has seen over 50 countries and has lived in 7 of them before choosing to stay here. After growing up in a city of 15 million people, calling herself a “big-city-person”, she values Klagenfurt as a city that offers the best of both worlds – an abundance of nature and still, all the amenities of a big city.
What happens to feminism in the digital age? With her course, Nursen Gömceli offers students an opportunity to get insights into how digitalization has changed feminist activity in the 21st century. Students are engaged to find out how digital tools can be used to change things for the better.