Susan Anderson

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  • Title: Professor of German
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2020: Monday and Tuesday: 3-4pm via Zoom
  • 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
  • Curriculum Vitae

Research and Teaching Profile

Susan C. Anderson is Professor of German in the Department of German and Scandinavian, Co-Coordinator of the Translation Studies graduate specialization, and CAS language coordinator. She works on German and Austrian literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present. Her current research focuses on ideas of difference, identity, and translation in contemporary German and Austrian narratives. Recent courses have explored the epic tradition in German novels, postwar and post-wall German culture, diversity in contemporary Germany, metaphors of disease, the “New Woman” around 1900, and German women revolutionaries in literature, film, and art.