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Susan Anderson

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of German
  • Additional Title: Co-Coordinator, Translation Studies Graduate Specialization, CAS Language Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday: 3:00-4:00pm and Wednesday: 12:30-1:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: German and Austrian literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present

Corinne Bayerl

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  • Affiliation: instructor
  • Title: Career Instructor
  • Office: 412 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2019: T 5:30-6:30, F 12-1
  • Interests: 16th to early 18th century literature, philosophy, and religion in France and Germany. Gender questions. History of pedagogy. Early Modern translation practices.

Sonja Boos

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies (German)
  • Phone: 541-346-4083
  • Office: 211 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Monday and Wednesday:1230-130pm and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Poetics of knowledge, film theory, feminism, psychoanalysis, narrative theory, 19th-20th century literature and critical thought

Kenneth Calhoon

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of Comparative Literature and German
  • Phone: 541-346-4060
  • Office: 315 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: M 10-11, R 2-3 & by appt.
  • 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, Judaic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4055
  • Office: 319 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Monday and Wednesday: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • 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.

Martin Klebes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies (German)
  • Phone: 541-346-2818
  • Office: 205 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: 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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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-0649
  • Office: 327 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesday: 1:30-3:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Interests: Rhetoric of Cultural Dialogue, German literature, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Jewish Studies, and theory from the eighteenth century to the present.
  • Website: Website

Dawn Marlan

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Senior Lecturer I
  • Phone: 541-346-0934
  • Office: 313C Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: R 3:30-5:30 & by appt.
  • Affiliated Departments: German & Scandinavian
  • Interests: German and European literature and culture from the 18th century to the present with an emphasis on the modernist novel

Alexander Mathas

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • 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 McNeely

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  • Title: Professor and Department Head of German and Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-4791
  • Office: 429 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:00pm in MCK 319; By appointment in FR 429
  • Affiliated Departments: European Studies
  • Website: Website

Benjamin Mier-Cruz

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Instructor of Swedish and Scandinavian
  • Phone: 541-346-4081
  • Office: 414 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday: 3:00-4:00pm; Friday: 12:00-1:00pm
  • Interests: Scandinavian literature and film, transgender studies and queer theory, Scandinavian writers of color, Edith Södergran, Nietzsche, and Swedish language and pedagogy

Dorothee Ostmeier

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of German, and Folklore and Public Culture
  • Additional Title: Affiliations: Comparative Literature and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4245
  • Office: 215 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Monday and Thursday: 3:30-4:30pm and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: German literature and culture of the 18th through 20th century

Helmut Plant

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

Michael Stern

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies (Scandinavian)
  • Phone: 541-346-4256
  • Office: 204 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Monday: 1:00-2:00pm and Wednesday: 2:00-3:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program, Philosophy Department
  • Interests: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Western European Intellectual History, African literature, film, and thought, 19th Century Scandinavian Literature.

Matthias Vogel

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Senior Instructor II and Language Coordinator
  • Additional Title: Faculty in Residence, Global Scholars Hall
  • Phone: 541-346-9112
  • Office: 208 Friendly Hall and 104M Global Scholars Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: Friday: 8:00-11:00am in GSH 104M 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

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