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Recent Publications

Please see individual faculty pages for complete information about current research and recent publications. Our departmental newsletter, The Weekly Green, also lists our most recent publications and conference presentations.


Safstrom: The Religious Origins of Democratic Pluralism

Mark Safstrom. The Religious Origins of Democratic Pluralism: Paul Peter Waldenström and the Politics of the Swedish Awakening 1868-1917. Eugene, OR; Pickwick, 2016.


Mark Safstrom  - The Swedish Pietists

Mark Safstrom. The Swedish Pietists: A Reader: Excerpts from the Writings of Carl Olof Rosenius and Paul Peter Waldenström. Eugene, OR; Pickwick, 2015


Hilger book


Stephanie M. Hilger, Gender and Genre: German Women Write the French Revolution. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2014.


Gender Matters

Wade, Mara. R. ed., Gender Matters. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft,169. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2014.

Palatine Wedding

Wade, Mara R. and Sara Smart, The Palatine Wedding of 1613. Protestant Alliance and Court Festival. Wolfenbütteler Abhandlungen zur Renaissanceforschung, Vol. 29. (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2013).662 pp.; 21 color plates; 84 b/w illustrations.

This book has received the Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award from the Newberry Library, Chicago. The award supports the publication of outstanding works of scholarship that cover European civilization before 1700 in the areas of music, theater, French or Italian literature, or cultural studies. It is made to commemorate the career of Howard Mayer Brown.

Lukas Moodysson's Show Me Love

Stenport, Anna Westerståhl. Lukas Moodysson's Show Me Love. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012.


Yildiz, Yasemin. Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. Winner of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures! Click here for more information.

Enchantment: On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West

Jaeger, Stephen. Enchantment: On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012..


Aesthetic Anxiety

Aesthetic Anxiety: Uncanny Symptoms in German Literature and Culture. Series: Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi Press, 2010.




Reading Mahler

Stenport, Anna Westerståhl. Locating August Strindberg's Prose: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Setting. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.



Reading Mahler

Niekerk, Carl. Reading Mahler: German Culture and Jewish Identity in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2010. Paperback 2013.



Women Write Back

Hilger, Stephanie. Women Write Back: Strategies of Response and the Dynamics of European Literary Culture, 1790-1805. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 2009.



Film and Memory in East Germany Cover

Pinkert, Anke. Film and Memory in East Germany. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008.