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Newsletter of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

February, 2013

Just Published

Professor Anke Pinkert published “Tender Males: Jewish Figures as Affective Archive in East German DEFA Film,” Studies in East European Cinema. Vol. 3. 2 (October 2012): 193-210.

Professor Carl Niekerk published “Translating the Pacific: Georg Forster’s ‘A Voyage round the World’ / ‘Reise um die Welt’ (1777-1780),” in:Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1850: Nationalism, Ideology, Gender, ed. by Alison E. Martin and Susan Pickford. New York: Routledge, 2012. 110-132.

Professor Carl Niekerk published “Reading Proust with Sacher-Masoch,” in: Comparatio. Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft 4.1 (2012):53-69.

Professor Carl Niekerk published “De Eerste Wereldoorlog en het zwijgen van Karl Kraus” [“World War One and Karl Kraus’s Silence”], in: Oorlog [War], special issue of Vooys. Tijdschrift voor letteren 30.3 (2012): 10-19.

Professor Carl Niekerk published a review of The Anatomy of Blackness: Science and Slavery in an Age of Enlightenment, by Andrew S. Curran, in:Centaurus 54.3 (2012): 252-254.

Just Presented

Professor Anke Pinkert presented a paper entitled “Restorative Pedagogy: Teaching about the German Past in a US Prison,” (Panel: “Linking German Teaching to Broader Movements in Higher Education,” Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Philadelphia, November 2012.

Other News

Mary DeGuire (PhD. 2010) has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professorship at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Editorial Note

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