Student Work

Senior Projects 2006–2016

Select Senior Projects

Elek, Petra (2016)
Mauricio Kagel and His Multifaceted Lieder-oper, Aus Deutschland
Project Advisers: Stephanie Kufner, Peter Laki

Radkai-Dobson, Melany Louise (2016)
On the Marionette: A Reflection of the Grace, Poetics and Mechanics of Movement in Heinrich Von Kleist's Writing
Project Adviser: Thomas Wild

Ficsor, Eszter (2014)
The Hair Motif in Paul Celan’s Mohn und Gedächtnis (Poppy and Memory)
Project Adviser Franz R. Kempf

Gause, Catherine (2014)
“Grenzüberschreiterin”: Navigating Cultural Heritage and Political Authority in Terezia Mora’s Seltsame Materie
Project Adviser: Thomas Wild

Shea, Christopher (2014)
A Translation of Der Untergang der Titanic: Eine Komödie by Hans Magnus Enzensberger.
Project Adviser: Thomas Wild

Brinkerhoff, Louise (2013)
“Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”: Albert Schweizer’s Jesus in German Literature.
Project Adviser: Franz Kempf

Lee, Frances (2013)
Italy, Writing and Music: A Translation, with Critical Introduction, of Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s Italienisches Tagebuch.
Project Adviser: Franz Kempf

Soursourian, Kerk (2013)
Missverstehbar: Patterns of Understanding in Elias Canetti’s Die Stimmen von Marrakesch
Project Adviser: Thomas Wild

O'Brien, Lianna (2012)
Plattenbau: Between Condemnation and Fascination; Understanding the Turbulent Reception of Industrial Domestic Architecture in Germany since 1900
Project Adviser: Stephanie Kufner

Xu, Xinyi (2012)
“Mephistopheles Rules: Hector Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust,” a study of Berlioz’s Faust with Goethe’s Faust
Project Adviser: Franz Kempf

Shen, Yiwen (2010)
“Gustav Mahler’s Nirvana: A Study of Das Lied von der Erde,” a scrutiny of the compositional texts from original Chinese through French and German translations to Mahler’s ultimate version
Project Adviser: Franz Kempf

Minton, Imogen (2007)
“Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition,” study of militarization and how it polarizes gendered and sexual behaviors, explored through music and theater
Project Advisers: Florian Becker, Stephanie Kufner

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