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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

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

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)

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.

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