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Welcome 

Last Language Standing Competition

Last Language Standing Competition

Shea House

Shea House

Kaffeestunde

Kaffeestunde

Election Brunch

Election Brunch

Prize Winners

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

Volker Kaiser joined the German Department of the University of Virginia in August 1987 with a Ph.D. in German Literature from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. His research and teaching interests concentrated on the following subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Semiology; the Epistemology of Tropes; German Literary History (with a focus on the periods between 1770-1830, and 1900-1960); German Intellectual History (from Leibniz to the present); the Frankfurt School; Lyric Poetry.

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

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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

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