With permission from the artist.
Recent contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
Anthony Mahler. Publication: "The Acute Gaze of Argos: Visual Sin and Visual Psychagogy in Bidermann's Cenodoxus." Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany, edited by Jeffrey Chipps Smith.
Sunny Yudkoff. Talk: "Who is Learning Yiddish Today and Why?" The Chicago YIVO Society's Fall 2014 Lecture. Evanston Public Library. Evanston, Illinois.
Marcus Lampert. Talk: "Modern Interiority in Goethe's Hermann und Dorothea." The 2014 Atkins Conference of the Goethe Society of North America: Aesthetics and its Institutions in the Age of Goethe." University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Department congratulates Anthony Mahler and Joela Jacobs on their successful dissertation defenses in October 2014.
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.