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Brigham Young University. Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages (1968-1972)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1968-1972

Administrative History

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages (1968-1972) was a subunit of the College of Humanities.

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages was established in 1968 after the dissolution of the Department of Languages. R. Max Rogers served as the department chair 1968 to 1970 and Arthur R. Watkins served as the department chair from 1970 to 1972. In 1972 the department was split to form the departments of Germanic Languages and Asian and Slavic Languages. In 1982, this department was reinstated under the Associate Dean Garold Neil Davis. The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages offered the Bachelor of Arts degree in German and Russian. The Master of Arts degree and the Doctor of Philosophy degree are offered in German. Other language courses offered by the department included Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, and Swedish.

Citation

Brigham Young Univeristy Organizational History Project, website viewed May 29, 2014: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages (Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, 1968, R. Max Rogers, Arthur R. Watkins, department split, 1972, Associate Dean Garold Neil Davis, Bachelor of Arts degree in German and Russian, Master of Arts degree, Doctor of Philosophy, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies records on study abroad program

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1103
Scope and Contents Collection covers the programs, surveys, and research conducted by the Brigham Young University Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies including study abroad trips to Asia, Europe, and Mexico, the internships in New York, Europe, and Asia, and several tours. There is a photograph album of directors and participants with most of the study abroad programs. Dates range from 1970 to 1996.
Dates: 1970-1996

Graduate Studies records on Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, 1988-1999

 Sub-Series — Carton: 20, Folder: 6
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages from 1988 to 1999. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
Dates: 1988-1999

Oral history interview with Arthur Rich Watkins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 158
Scope and Contents Transcript of interview conducted as part of the Brigham Young University Archives Joint Oral History Project of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association Emeritus Club in 1991. Watkins talks about his first years at Brigham Young University, U.S. Army Service, getting a Ph.D. at Stanford, teaching at Brigham Young University, and coping with a growing family.
Dates: 1991