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.
Julia Gutterman coordinates the language program and teaches all levels of language as well as literature from the 18th to the 21st century. She studied German and English literature and linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BA) and the University of Amsterdam (MA), and is is currently completing her dissertation at Yale, entitled "Aus den Augen setzen: Poetiken des Heimlichen bei Annette von Droste-Hülshoff." Together with her colleague Anna Henke (Illinois), she is at work on a full translation of Gertrud Kolmar’s cycle of poems "Tierträume."
Comparative literature 18th-20th centuries, modern German and Austrian literature, women's studies, GDR literature, poetry, narrative and narrative theory, cognitive approaches to literature
Her research focuses on the transmission of Holocaust memory through narrative in German Jewish and American Jewish post-Holocaust literature.
Hans Richters ‘Rhythmus 21’: Schlüsselfilm der Moderne (co-editor). Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2012. Reviewed in Medienwissenschaft 3 (2013): 321-2.
“Paul Scheerbarts künstliche Atmosphären,” in Phänomene der Atmosphäre. Ein Kompendium literarischer Meteorologie, edited by Urs Büttner and Ines Theilen. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2017. 29-40.
“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.
German Cultural Studies and History, Weimar Republic, History and Theory of Democracy; Sustainability Studies
Last Language Standing Competition
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