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The German language has the uncanny ability to form elaborate new words by simply compounding several words into one. Often the new word personifies a formerly inexpressible feeling or event. Fittingly, many German words have been adopted into common English (e.g., schadenfreude, doppelgänger, blitzkrieg). Inspired by writer and graphic designer Ben Schott’s book Schottenfreude: New German words for the human condition, we propose the following German words for the (Academic) human condition:


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Catherine Schrankel

Former Co-Editor in Chief
Cat obtained her MSc in Biological Sciences from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is currently a PhD student of Immunology at the University of Toronto, and is interested in the development and evolution of immune systems (using the purple sea urchin as a model system). In her spare time, she loves to cook, run, and work on her burgeoning interests in scientific illustration and design.

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