faculty

Susan Anderson

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  • Title: Professor of German
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Not teaching this term
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Translation Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: German and Austrian literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present

Corinne Bayerl

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I
  • Office: 412 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: 16th to early 18th century literature, philosophy, and religion in France and Germany. Gender questions. History of pedagogy. Early Modern translation practices.

Kenneth Calhoon

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  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature and German, Director of Comparative Literature Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4060
  • Office: 315 Villard Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: German literature, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, visual arts, early cinema

Gantt Gurley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Program Director, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies, Advisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4055
  • Office: 319 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: On Leave
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies, Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: Ancient and medieval song culture, the birth of the novel, the Wandering Jew, Long Romanticism, Old Norse literature, the lyrical mode, Hans Christian Andersen, and notions of religiosity in the Danish Golden Age.

Elizabeth Howard

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday: 12-1pm and Wednesday: 4-5pm via Zoom
  • Interests: French and Scandinavian Folk and Fairy Tales; Poetry and Poetics; Feminist Theory; Gender Studies; Children's Literature; Translation Studies

Martin Klebes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2818
  • Office: 205 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Monday and Wednesday: 11:45am-12:30pm via Zoom (link on request) and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: 18th- through 21st-century German and French literature, philosophy and critical thought.

Jeffrey S. Librett

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  • Title: Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0649
  • Office: 327 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: By appointment - email for Zoom link
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Judaic Studies Program, Philosophy Department
  • Interests: German, French, and English letters; Enlightenment, Counter-enlightenment, Romanticism, and Modernism; literature, philosophy, critical theory, inter-arts discourse, Judaic Studies, psychoanalysis
  • Website: Website

Dawn Marlan

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies (Comparative Literature)
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 313C Villard Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: Interests: History and theory of the novel in Europe and the US, comparative modernism, contemporary fiction, visual culture, and creative writing, specifically literary nonfiction and fiction.

Alexander Mathas

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-4101
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Self, subjectivity, and artistic creativity in 18th through 20th century German literature and thought, as well as identity, gender, and memory in the works of 18th and 20th century authors; Humanism and Posthumanism

Ian F. McNeely

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  • Title: Professor of History
  • Additional Title: Executive Director, School of Global Studies and Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-4791
  • Office: 319 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment via Zoom (email for signup sheet and link)
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: German history, European history, world history, history of knowledge

Dorothee Ostmeier

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  • Title: Professor of German, and Folklore and Public Culture
  • Additional Title: Head, Department of Theater Arts
  • Phone: 541-346-4245
  • Office: 215 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Request appointment via email to: ostmeier@uoregon.edu
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: German literature and culture of the 18th through 20th century

Kathleen Shorack Petty

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday:1015–1115am and Thursday: 215–315pm via Zoom and by appointment

Helmut Plant

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  • Title: Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-344-0748
  • Office Hours: by appointment

Beth Sheppard

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3945
  • Office: 310 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday and Friday: 1230-100pm via Zoom and by appointment

Michael Stern

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  • Title: Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-4126
  • Office: 204 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: Monday: 1-2pm and Wednesday: 11-12pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Philosophy Department
  • Interests: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Western European Intellectual History, African literature, film, and thought, 19th Century Scandinavian Literature.

Matthias Vogel

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II and Language Coordinator
  • Additional Title: Faculty in Residence, Global Scholars Hall
  • Phone: 541-346-4053
  • Office: 208 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2021: M/T/R: 1215-145pm via Zoom (email for link) and by appointment
  • Interests: German language, culture, and pedagogy; Globalization and Global Engagement Issues; Study Abroad; Identity Discourses and Multiculturalism; Food Studies; Higher Education Organizational Leadership; Academic Residential Communities and Residential Life