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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Affiliated Faculty

Medieval Germanic Studies

Holly Crocker, Associate Professor of English
Medieval English literature, early modern literature, gender studies, feminism, affect theory, posthumanism
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Scott Gwara, Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Old English language and literature, Germanic heroic Literature, Saga literature, philology, Latin literature and vernacular substrate
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Jeremiah Hackett, Professor of Philosophy
German philosophers in the Middle Ages, Rhineland mysticism
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Modern German Studies

Peter Chametzky, Professor of Art History
20th & 21st century German visual art & culture
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Jeremiah Hackett, Professor of Philosophy
Phenomenology and German Philosophers in the 20th Century, Heidegger
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J. Daniel Jenkins, Associate Professor of Music Theory
Music of the twentieth century, especially Arnold Schoenberg, fin-de-siècle Vienna, Jewish diaspora during the Nazizeit, Post-World War II reception of Schoenberg’s ideas and music
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Thomas Lekan, Associate Professor of History
German environmental history, environmental humanities, urban studies, transnational German-African studies
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Anne Pollok, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy and aesthetics of the Enlightenment, esp. Mendelssohn, Lessing, Kant, Herder, philosophy of culture (esp. Ernst Cassirer)
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Konstantin Pollok, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Age of Enlightenment, with special emphasis on Kant; German Idealism
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Katja Vehlow, Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Pre-modern Jewish history, Jewish historiography, Jewish-Christian relations, Christian missionizing among the Jews, anti-Christian and anti-Jewish polemics
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Colin Wilder, Associate Director, Center for Digital Humanities
Early modern German legal and political thought, development of liberalism and constitutionalism, history of universities and intelligentsia, contention of Roman and German law, Renaissance and Reformation
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