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Julia Gutterman

Assistant Professor, General Faculty, Director of Undergraduate Programs

Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-1:30 NCH 241 & by appointment


PhD, Yale University
MA, University of Amsterdam
BA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


German and comparative literature of the late 18th, 19th, and early 20th century; contemporary German literature, literary multilingualism, translation theory and praxis, disability studies, German Jewish literatures. 


Gutterman, Julia. “A Secret Thing: Forgetting the Author in Annette von Droste-Hülshoff’s “Das erste Gedicht”.” German Quarterly, 96, 2023, pp. 498–515.


“Mourning Play,” “Good Night,” “The Dragon,” “A Dragon Speaks,” “The Whale,” Gertrud Kolmar. Trans. Julia Gutterman and Anna Henke. Asymptote Journal of Translation, Spring 2019.

“A Journal,“ “Aquarium“, “The Herons,” Gertrud Kolmar. Trans. Alex Gardner, Julia Gutterman, Anna Henke. Inventory no. 8, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 2017/2018.

“About the early death of Fräulein Anna Augusta Marggräfin zu Baden,” Georg Rodolf Weckerlin (1616). Trans. Julia Gutterman and Anna Henke. Inventory no. 7, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 2016/2017.


Lyric Poetry (GERM 3610)
New Voices in German: Today's Literary Landscape (GERM 3559)
Dream-Life (USEM 1580)
Black German Literatures (GERM 3559)
German Jewish Culture and History (GETR/HIEU/RELJ 3372)
Literature in German I / Literature of the 20th and 21st Century (GERM 3120)
Literature in German II / Literature of the 18th and 19th Century (GERM 3110)
Texts and Interpretations (GERM 3010)
Advanced German (GERM 3000)
Elementary through Intermediate German (GERM 1010-GERM 2020)