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ItkinAlan Itkin, director of the Master of Liberal Arts and Science program, is Assistant Dean for Graduate Education and Research in the College of Arts and Science.  He is also Senior Lecturer in German.  His research focuses on modern and contemporary German literature and thought, Holocaust literature, and classical reception.  His book on the German author, W. G. Sebald, Underworlds of Memory: W. G. Sebald's Epic Journeys through the Past, was recently published by Northwestern University Press.