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Recent Graduate Courses

Spring 2016

  • GER 5789 | Arbeit am Charakter: Literatur und Selbsttechnik (Volkening)
  • GER 5791 | Wiedersehen mit den 50er und 60er Jahren: Hans Magnus Enzensberger (Werner)
  • GER 5793 | Nietzsche and Literatur (McFarland)

Fall 2015

  • GER 5616 | Literary Theory and Criticism (Zeller)
  • GER 5791 | War & Memory (Werner)
  • GER 5793 | German-Jewish Culture (Hahn)

Spring 2015

  • GER 389 | Wozu das Theater? (Stašková)
  • GER 391 | World War I and Literature (Werner)
  • GER 391 | Reading and Writing in the Digital Age (Koepnick)

Fall 2014

  • GER 387 | German Literature of the Middle Ages (Werner)
  • GER 390 | Nineteenth Century German Literature – Deutsche Tragödie (McFarland)
  • GER 391 | The Lost Ark: Theory and History of Collecting (Zeller)

Spring 2014

  • GER 391 |  Joseph Roth (Buerger)
  • GER 392 | Reading Writing Poetry (Hahn)
  • GER 393 | Theories of Tragedy (McFarland)
  • CMA 288 | Un-framed: Toward an Aesthetic of Contemporary Media Art and Culture

Fall 2013

  • GER 294 | Aesthetic Negativity: Adorno, Benjamin, Kracauer (Koepnick)
  • GER 390 | History of 19th Century German Opera (Endres)
  • GER 392 |  Hannah Arendt (Hahn)

Spring 2013

  • GER 389 | 18th Century  German  Literature and Anthropology (Kosenina)
  • GER 391 | 20th Century German Modernism (Werner)
  • GER 392 | Problems of Theory in German Studies (Endres)

Fall 2012

  • GER 294 | Writing on the Wall (Werner)
  • GER 389 | Eighteenth-Century German Literature (McCarthy)
  • GER 390 | Romanticism: Transmission of an Aesthetic Idea (Zeller)
  • GER 393 | Intellectual Constellations – Art: Kant to Heidegger (Endres)

Spring 2012


  • GER 294 | Neue Wirklichkeiten: Der Deutsche Film seit 2000 (Bruens)
  • GER 390 | Nature – History of an Illusion: From Eden to Ecocriticism (Zeller)
  • GER 392 | Pauperismus und Prekariat: Bilder des Sozialen um 1800 und 2000 (Bruens)
  • GER 394 | Situating Culture: Twentieth Century Critical Theory (McFarland)

Fall 2011

  • GER 273 | Nazi Cinema: The Manipulation of Mass Culture (McFarland)
  • GER 389 | German Enlightenment (McCarthy)
  • GER 390 | Georg Büchner (Sevin)
  • GER 392 | Author, Archive, Work (Hahn)

Spring 2011

  • GER 390 | 'Werteverlust': Literature and Inflation in Weimar Germany (Zeller)
  • GER 391 | Migrating Literatures (Wahlster)
  • GER 392 | Reading Poetry, Writing Poetry (Hahn)
  • GER 393 | New German Cinema: Mediating Discontinuity (McFarland)