Staatsexamen, Universität Tübingen; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Office hours for week of 2/8: Tues 2/9 10-11, Fri 2/12 2:45-3:45. Regular Office Hours: Tu 12:30-1:20, Fri 12:30-1:20;
Founders Hall 403
Professor of German
Director, Program in Comparative Literature
Chair, German Department
I am a comparatist intrigued by questions of national, regional, and cultural space.
I have taught at the University of California at Berkeley and at the Freie Universität Berlin, and -- as visiting professor -- at Brandeis University and M.I.T. I am currently the faculty director of Wellesley's Berlin Program.
My books include:
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Europe. A Guide (with Vivian Liska)
Voices from the Diaspora. Jewish Women Writing in Contemporary Europe (with Frances Malino)
In Lieu of Memory: Contemporary Jewish Writing in France
Junge jüdische Literatur. Konzentrisches Schreiben in der Gegenwart
'An einen jungen Dichter': Studien zur epistolaren Poetik