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Language Courses Germanic Languages Spring 2024
AY 2023-2024 Course Schedule
Please note: The course schedule may be subject to change, and students are encouraged to confirm the course listings in the online Directory of Courses and Vergil, where course descriptions and class meeting times are updated regularly.
Please contact the following people with questions about our current offerings or with questions about undergraduate or graduate programs of study:
- For undergraduate major[s] and concentration[s], Professor Stefan Andriopoulos, Director of Undergraduate German Studies
For graduate students, Prof. Oliver Simons, Director of Graduate Studies
- For all official COVID-19 updates from GSAS, please visit this linked website.
Congratulations to Ross Shields, PhD '19! Ross is currently Visiting Assistant Professor, German Studies, Macalester College.
Congratulations to Thomas Preston, Ph.D. '23! Thomas will be beginning a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Middlebury College, Vermont, in August 2023.
Congratulations to Xan Holt, Ph.D. '20! He has accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University,
Congratulations to Miriam Chorley-Schulz, Ph.D. '21! She will be joining the University of Oregon as Assistant Professor and Mokin Fellow of Holocaust Studies.
Congratulations to Samuel J. Spinner, Ph.D. '12! He is the 2022 recipient of the Modern Language Association's (MLA) Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures for his work Jewish Primitivism.
Congratulations to Professor Andreas Huyssen who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
Congratulations to Sophie Schweiger, Ph.D. '21! She just accepted a position as Assistant Professor in Germanic Languages at Yale University.
Congratulations to Alwin Jorga Franke, Ph.D. '21! He will be joining Stetson University as Assistant Professor.
Congratulations Xan Holt, Ph.D. '20! He has just accepted a postdoc at Northwestern University.
Congratulations to Alwin Franke, Ph.D. '21! He will be joining Reed College as a Visiting Assistant Professor of German.
Congratulations to Michael Lipkin, Ph.D. '18! He is now a Visiting Assistant Professor, in the Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic, at Hamilton College.
Congratulations to Miriam Schulz, Ph.D. '21! She will be the Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellow (AY2021–2023), at the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies/Centre for Diaspora & Transnational Studies, at the University of Toronto.
Congratulations to Sophie Schweiger, Ph.D. '21! She will be joining Colgate University as a Visiting Assistant Professor for AY2021-2022.
Professor Annie Pfeifer’s course, “Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Power, Gender, and Narrative,” featured in Columbia News Article, “Professors Embrace New Technology to Adapt to Online Instruction.” https://news.columbia.edu/news/professors-use-new-technology-for-online-learning
Congratulations to Xan Holt, Ph.D. '20! He has just accepted a full-time lecturer position at Iowa State University.
Congratulations to Tomasz Kurianowicz, Ph.D. '20! He has been offered the co-directorship of the Feuilleton of Berliner Zeitung, starting July 1, and with a particular emphasis on "Society and Debate"/humanities topics.
The department is excited to welcome Annie Pfeifer to the faculty! Meet our new professor.
Christoph Schaub has joined the German Literature and Cultural Studies Department at the University of Vechta, Germany, as Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter.
Sophie Salvo has joined the German department at the University of Chicago as Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Sophie!
Michael Swellander, a Ph.D. from 2018, is now a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of German at the University of Iowa.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has reviewed Stefan Andriopoulos’s new book Gespenster, describing its readings of Kant, Hegel, Schiller, and Schopenhauer as "persuasive, precise, and elegant."