Last Language Standing Competition

Welcome 

Shea House

Kaffeestunde

Election Brunch

2017 Prize Ceremony

Last Language Standing Competition

Welcome 

Shea House

Kaffeestunde

Election Brunch

2017 Prize Ceremony

Neel

For over two years, I have taught introductory German language to undergraduate UVA students, growing enrollment in my course from 6 students to 28. Additionally, I served as a German language Student Teacher for over 75 students in a local high school.

  • Formerly studied Russian at UVA before transitioning to education.
  • Also have studied languages such as German, Spanish, Latin and Japanese. 
  • Undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech in International Studies and German.

Bennett

Interests

Drama, German and European literature of the 18th and early 19th, late 19th and 20th centuries, literary theory

Finder

Interests

My research interests lie in German and East European Jewish history and culture, the Holocaust, memory of the Holocaust, post-Holocaust trials, the reconstruction of Jewish life after 1945, and relations between Jews and non-Jews in postwar Europe. I use

Parker

Stefanie Parker is a native of Germany and has lived in the US for over 11 years. Before moving to Virginia, she completed her M.A. studies in German as a foreign language and American studies at the University of Leipzig.  In 2006 she moved to Charlottesville to pursue her PhD in Germanic literature and languages. She has taught German at several colleges including Sweet Briar College, Hampden Sydney College, VCU, JMU and UVA. In her free time, Stefanie enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as reading and exploring the wide-range of arts in the area, especially theater.

Martens

Interests

Comparative literature 18th-20th centuries, modern German and Austrian literature, women's studies, GDR literature, poetry, narrative and narrative theory, cognitive approaches to literature

Slodounik

Her research focuses on the transmission of Holocaust memory through narrative in German Jewish and American Jewish post-Holocaust literature.

Dobryden

Books

Hans Richters ‘Rhythmus 21’: Schlüsselfilm der Moderne (co-editor). Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2012. Reviewed in Medienwissenschaft 3 (2013): 321-2.

Articles

Spies: Post-War Paranoia Goes to the Movies,” in A Companion to Fritz Lang, edited by Joe McElhaney. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2015. 76-93.

Achilles

Interests

German Cultural Studies and History, Weimar Republic, History and Theory of Democracy; Sustainability Studies

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Events

Wednesday, October 24th

  1. Kaffeestunde
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End time: 04:30pm

Wednesday, October 31st

  1. Kaffeestunde
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End time: 04:30pm

Wednesday, November 7th

  1. Kaffeestunde
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End time: 04:30pm
  2. German Movie Night
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Co-sponsored by the Max Kade German House at Shea.

Wednesday, November 14th

  1. Kaffeestunde
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End time: 04:30pm

Thursday, November 15th

  1. Marcel Schmid (UVa), "The Esoteric Roots of Seriality: Kammerer, Jung, and Koestler"
    • Where: New Cabell Hall 236
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End time: 07:00pm