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In Memoriam

April 21, 2017

It is with great sadness that the Department of Modern Languages announces the passing of Dr. Louis Brister, who was a Professor of German in the department from 1966-2005 and served as its chair in the early 1970s.  He was the author, editor, and translator of journal articles and books, most notably John Charles Beale‚Äôs Rio Grande Colony (2008) and Mexican Prisons: The Journal of Eduard Harkort, 1832-1834 (1986).