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The Department of Germanic Languages invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in German language pedagogy to begin July 1, 2018. For more information please click here.


Eva Geulen is the Distinguished Visiting Max Kade Professor this fall. She offers a new course: “Marx, Nietzsche, Freud."

Claudia Breger, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature, has joined the faculty. 

Welcome to our new graduate students: Isabelle Egger, Christopher HoffmanMilo Rhodes, Noa Tsaushu, and Nathaniel Wagner.

Dorothea von Mücke has become the Gebhard Professor of German Language and Literature. 

Oliver Simons has received the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty award. 

The following students successfully defended their dissertations this academic year: Hannes Bajohr, Jessica Kirzane, Sophie Salvo, Patrick Walsh, and Tabea Weitz.

The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis

Translated by Susan Bernofsky, Introduction by Mark Anderson

Ghostly Apparitions
Ghostly Apparitions

Stefan Andriopoulos 

Harro Muller - Gegengifte 

Harro Muller

Andreas Huyssen - Miniature Metropolis
Miniature Metropolis 

Andreas Huyssen 

Andreas Huyssen- After the great divide
After the Great Divide

Andreas Huyssen

Oliver Simons - Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt (co-edited volume)
Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

Oliver Simons (co-edited volume)