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

McDonald

Interests

Medieval German literature, German pedagogy

I teach composition and conversation for majors and minors; Middle High German and courtly romance for graduate students.

Books

Whose Bread I Eat: The Song-Poetry of Michel Beheim

The Tristan Story in German Literature of the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

Arthur and Tristan: On the Intersection of Legends in German Medieval Literature

Kaiser

Interests

German literature and philosophy from the later 18th to the 20th century, literary theory, German intellectual history

Books

Das Echo jeder Verschattung. Figur und Reflexion bei Rilke, Benn Und Celan. Passagen-Verlag: Wien, 1993.

Risus Mortis and Strange Angels: Brechts Gedichte und Benjamins Kommentar. Mannheimer kultur- und literaturwissenschaftliche Studien. St. Ingbert 2001.

Articles

“The Sounds of Music: Listening to Nietzsche, Thomas Mann and Kafka.” (under review)

Koerte

Fall 2015
Spring 2004

Germanist/comparatist, head of the research area World literature and of the project The Faces of Hell. Torsion and Disfiguration in Dante’s Divina Commedia and Selected Pictorial Genres

CV

Trained in German and Comparative Literature I received my PhD in 1999 and my Habilitation (second thesis) in 2010 at the Technische Universität Berlin. I teach German and Comparative Literature at the Technische Universität Berlin

Wellmon

Interests

European Romanticism and Enlightenment, European Intellectual History, Media Studies, Social and Cultural Theory

Schenberg

Interests

Autobiography, memoir, GDR literature, Lyric Judaic studies, feminist theory/ies

  • Intensive Elementary German
  • German for Reading Knowledge
  • “Kinderliteratur” (in German)
  • “Dreams and Fairy Tales” (in English)
  • “Autobiography, Memoir and Memory-Making” (in English)
  • German Lyric Poetry (in German)
  • Advanced Grammar

Articles

Poetry in current (October 11) issue of The Delmarva Review

Plays produced at Live Arts Theater (August 2010 and July 2011)

Pages

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Events

Tomorrow

  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