German Studies Program
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Internet Projects

  • Academic Discourse Across Borders
  • Senior Project

  • A Collection of Children's Books
  • Baron Muenchhausen and Friends, a Video Film
  • Goethe's Italian Drawings, essay about Goethe's Italian journey and work as an artist
  • Goethe, Faust, Spinoza
  • Growing Up on the Border- An East German Memoir, a translation of Wenn ich kein Voeglein waer (If I Were Not a Bird)
  • Ideology and Children's Literature: an analysis of books written for young people in National Socialist Germany
  • Julian Schutting: Linguistic Explorations in Love, Poetry, and Politics, collection of translations of the contemporary Austrian poet
  • Kurzgeschichten als Zeugen des Nachkriegszeitgeistes: Ein Analyse der deutschen Schuld
  • Masses and Man: The Existential Crisis of Expressionism
  • Murderers among Us, German horror film and the return of the tyrant in the Weimar Republic
  • Nietzsche's The Genealogy of Morals: Short and Unethical
  • Oya: A Foreign Home in Turkey, by Karin Koenig, Hanna Straube, and Kamil Taylan,"translation, with an introduction, of a contemporary novel for young adults dealing with issues facing a repatriated young Turkish woman
  • Rereading the Holocaust, the language of silence in Sara Nomberg-Przytyk's Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land
  • Smother Your Own Children, So That They Might Survive: Fighting Prejudice with Prejudice, interpretation of Emine Svgi Oezdamar's novel The Bridge of the Golden Horn
  • The Scars of War: World War One and Early German Cinema
  • The Trash Collector, a study of Kurt Schwitters's vision of the Gesamtwerk (total work of art)
  • Women, Witches, and Magic: How the History of Witchcraft Shaped the Grimm Brothers' Kinder- und Hausmärchen
  • Theater Productions

  • 1997 - Kreidekreis
  • A billingual student-scripted play based on Bertolt Brecht's Der Kaukasische Kreidekreis
  • 1998 - Brecht on Trial
  • 1999 - A Dream Disturbed
  • A bilingual student-scripted play based on Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis
  • 2000 - Wit and Resistance
  • A bilingual student-scripted play based on 100 years of German cabaret
  • 2001 - Songs and Satire from Theresienstadt
  •  Kamp! Songs and Satire from Theresienstadt presented by Sergei Dreznin, Amelia DeMayo and Curt Buckler with a Special Opening Act in seven scenes by German Studies Students.
  • 2002 - Freedom of the Modern Ape
  • A bilingual student-scripted play based on Franz Kafka's Report to an Academy
  • 2004 - Before the Law
  • A bilingual student-scripted play based on Franz Kafka's The Trial
  • 2005 - Of Crime and Cauliflower
  • A bilingual student-scripted  play based on Bertolt Brecht's  The Resistable Rise of Arturo 
  • 2007 - Cassandra: Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition
  • A bilingual, student-scripted play (and senior project) based on Christa Wolf's Kassandra
  • 2008 - Sich fügen heisst lügen - To Comply is to Lie
  •  A bilingual,  interactive  medley of music, acting, and  radical commentary based on  the life of Erich Mühsam (1878-1934)