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Dr. Sylvia Rieger

Dr. Sylvia Rieger

Freie Universität Berlin

International Summer and Winter University

(FUBiS)

Language Coordinator

Email
fubis[at]fubis.org

Sylvia Rieger has been working as an instructor and language program coordinator at FUBiS and FU-BEST since 2012. In 2016, she started teaching German language courses at Technische Universität Berlin and coordinating pre-semester German Intensive Courses. From 2008 – 2014 Sylvia Rieger was the German Language Program Coordinator of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at McGill University in Montréal. She also worked as a Program Coordinator and Instructor of German at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology between 2000 and 2008.

Sylvia Rieger completed her PhD in German literature at the University of Washington in 2000. She holds an M.A. in German literature from Vanderbilt University and the University of Regensburg.

  • 1994 - 2001
    Ph.D. German Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 1993 - 1994
    M.A. German Literature, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
  • 1988 - 1995
    M.A. German Literature, Sociology, History, Universität Regensburg

Academic Awards

  • 2000-2007 Certificates for Distinction in Teaching (11), Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • 1997 Boetzke Price of Excellence in Teaching, Department of Germanics, University of Washington, USA
  • 2013
    German Language Coordinator, FUBiS (Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University)
  • 2012
    Lecturer (German as a Foreign Language), FUBiS (Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University)
  • 2011
    Lecturer (German as a Foreign Language), Duo-Sommeruniversität, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität, Munich
  • Since 2008
    Lecturer and German Language Coordinator, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 2007 - 2008
    Lecturer (German as a Foreign Language), Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
  • 2000 - 2007
    Lecturer and German Language Coordinator, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • 1998 - 1999
    Research Assistant, Research Institute Daimler-Chrysler, Berlin

Most recent conference contributions

  • 2013 Panel organisation: Blended Learning in Foreign Language Teaching, NEMLA, Boston, USA
  • 2011 Multicultural Berlin and Its Discontents, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, USA
  • 2011 Multicultural Berlin on Moodle, CASLT Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • 2010 Digital Realities, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, USA