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Recent contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
Mirjam Berg. Talk: “Writing Female Modernity: The Diary Novel in Early 20th Century German Literature.” Annual Meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Toronto, Ontario.
Jessica Resvick. Talk: “Goethe’s Reflections of the Gothic in ‘Von deutscher Baukunst 1823’ and ‘Faust II.’” Echoes – Reflections. German Studies Graduate Conference, Brown University. Providence, Rhode Island.
Amy Stebbins & Richard Whaling. Performance Lecture: “The Death of Orpheus: gendered voices in Ovid's Metamorphoses.” Second Annual Performance Philosophy Conference: "What Can Performance Philosophy Do?" Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, IL.
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "'Hello, This Is Dog.' German Canine Narration and the Modernist Crisis of Language." Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. Seattle, Washington.
The following students have been awarded Dissertation-Year Fellowships for 2014/15: Stephen Haswell Todd has been awarded an Ethel and William Gofen Dissertation-Year Fellowship; Marcus Lampert has been awarded a Mellon Foundation University of Chicago Dissertation-Year Fellowship; and Andrea Wald has been awarded a Whiting Foundation Dissertation-Year Fellowship.
Andrea Wald has been awarded a Visiting Junior Fellowship at the Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften in Vienna for October to January 2013/14.