Faculty

Susan Anderson

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  • Title: Professor of German
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: 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

Miriam Chorley-Schulz

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  • Title: Assistant Professor and Mokin Fellow of Holocaust Studies
  • Office: 419 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Mo, 1–2pm or by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies Program
  • Affiliated Departments: History, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Interests: Jewish Studies, Yiddish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Fascism Studies, Soviet Union, German Studies
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Kenneth Calhoon

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  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature and German
  • Phone: 541-346-4060
  • Office: 356 PLC
  • Departments: Comparative Literature, German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
  • Interests: German literature, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, visual arts, early cinema

Lisa Hoeller

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  • Title: Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-4051
  • Office: 117 Friendly Hall
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian

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: MW 1:30-3:30 or by appointment
  • Departments: Clark Honors College, German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies Program
  • Affiliated Departments: Comics and Cartoon Studies, Comparative Literature, European Studies, Folklore Program, Judaic Studies Program, Medieval Studies
  • 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.

Martin Klebes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2818
  • Office: 205 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: On leave
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, 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: Department Head, Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0649
  • Office: 327 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2023: Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm and by appointment (through email)
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Philosophy
  • Interests: German, French, and English letters; Enlightenment, Counter-enlightenment, Romanticism, and Modernism; literature, philosophy, critical theory, inter-arts discourse, Judaic Studies, psychoanalysis, film

Dawn Marlan

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 313C Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Departments: Comparative Literature, German & Scandinavian, SAIL
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, 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
  • Departments: European Studies, German & Scandinavian
  • 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

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: Tue/Thu 1:20 to 2 PM GSH 103 Afterwards Villard until 3:30 PM and by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian, Theatre Arts
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature, School of Global Studies and Languages, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: German literature and culture of the 18th through 20th century

Michael Stern

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  • Title: Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-4126
  • Office: 204 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2023: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00pm-1:00pm and by appointment
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Clark Honors College, Comparative Literature, Humanities Program, Philosophy
  • 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: Director of Undergraduate Studies, German and Faculty Fellow, Building C
  • Phone: 541-346-4053
  • Office: 208 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2023: Mo/We 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Affiliated Departments: Global Studies
  • 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