Department of Germanic Studies

New Faculty Publications: 2015-2017

Mon, April 10, 2017
New Faculty Publications:  2015-2017
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Join us in congratulating the  following members of the faculty for their new publications!


Sabine Hake, The Proletarian Dream: Socialism, Culture, and Emotion in Germany, 1863-1933. De Gruyter, 2017.  ISBN 978-3-11-054936-

Per Urlaub and Johanna Watzinger-Tharp, eds.  The Interconnected Language Curriculum:  Critical Transitions and Interfaces in Articulated K-16 Contexts.  AAUSC 2016 Volume:  Issues in Language Program Direction. Boston:  Cenage, 2018 (appeared November 2016). 

Katherine Arens. Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State.  London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2015.

Katherine Arens.  Belle Necropolis:  Ghosts of Imperial Vienna. New York: Lang, 2015

New Articles and Chapters:  

Katherine Arens. "Rereading Herder as Heritor of Idealism: Robert von Zimmermann’s Aesthetics." Herder Jahrbuch/ Herder Jahrbuch,  XIII (November 2016): 129-146.

Katherine Arens. "Hannah Arendt Translates Culture:  Men in Dark Times." Monatshefte 108, #4 (December 2016), 535-559.  doi: 10.3368/m.108.4.535 (Downloadable from

Cori Crane. "Making Connections in Beginning Language Instruction through Structured Reflection and the World-Readiness Standards for Language Learning."  IN: Per Urlaub and Johanna Watzinger-Tharp, eds.  The Interconnected Language Curriculum:  Critical Transitions and Interfaces in Articulated K-16 Contexts. Boston:  Cenage, 2018 (appeared November 2016). 51-74

Kirsten Belgum. "Popularizing the World: Karl Andree’s Globus." Colloquia Germanica 46:3 (2013 [2016]): 245-265.

Katherine Arens. "Danube Limes: The Limits of the Geographic-Cultural Imaginary."  In:Watersheds: Poetics and Politics of the Danube River.  Eds. Marijeta Bozovic and Matthew D. Miller. Brighton, MA:  Academic Studies Press, 2016.  1-24

Katherine Arens. "Ein universitärer Vielvölkerstaat: Die Universität Wien in Textbildern.”  In Margarete Grandner  and Thomas König, eds. Reichweiten und Außensichten: Die Universität Wien als Schnittstelle wissenschaftlicher Entwicklungen und gesellschaftlicher Umbrüche.  Wien, Göttingen:  Vienna University Press & V&R unipress, 2015. 35-60 (part of a four-volume collection celebrating the 650th Anniversary of the University of Vienna).

Two faculty members have articles in the new volume: Censorship and Exile. Eds. Johanna Hartmann and Hubert Zapf.  Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2015:.

  • Kirsten Belgum: “Censorship and Piracy: Publishing and State Control in Early Nineteenth-Century Germany.” 121-135.
  • Katherine Arens. “Self-Censorship, Self-Immolation: Intellectual Exiles and Violence in Academic Cultures.” 137-162.

John Weinstock. “Sámi language(s) in the European context.” Minority Languages in Europe and Beyond – Results and Prospects. Sture Ureland and John Stewart [Eds.]. Studies in Eurolinguistics, Vol. 9. Logos Verlag Berlin, 2015. (Please note that John Stewart, one of the editors, received his PhD in our Department.)

Kit Belgum. "Accidental Encounter: Why John Quincy Adams Translated German Culture for Americans."  Early American Studies, 13.1 (Winter 2015): 209-236.

John Weinstock. "At the frontier: Sámi linguistics gets a boost from outside” New Trends in Nordic and General Lingujistics. Ed. by Hilpert, Martin / Östman, Jan-Ola / Mertzlufft, Christine, Rießler, Michael / Duke, Janet Series: linguae & litterae de Gruyter / FRIAS January, 2015.

New Translations 

Detlef Dunt. Journey to Texas, 1833. Translated by Anders Saustrup. Edited and with an introduction by James C. Kearney and Geir Bentzen. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015 (the first English translation of the earliest German book about Texas).

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