Jason Kooiker has accepted a position as Lecturer of German in the Stanford Language Center.
Jacob Haubenreich received a C. H. Beck Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach.
Jeroen Dewulf has been promoted to tenure.
Kurt Beals has accepted a job at Washington University in St. Louis, where he will be joining the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as an assistant professor.
Ashwin Manthripragada, Emina Musanovic and Dagmar Theison published as editors the book, “The Threat and Allure of the Magical” (Cambridge Scholars, March 2013).
Seth Elliott Meyer received a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct dissertation research in Berlin for the 2013-14 academic year.
Paul Dobryden and Kurt Beals are two co-editors of “Hans Richters Rhythmus 21: Schlüsselfilm der Moderne,” which was published in 2012 by Königshausen & Neumann.
Beals, Dobryden, and Erik Born also contributed essays to the book, which was a project of the BTWH (Berkeley-Tübingen-Wien-Harvard) working group in German modernity.
Yael Almog received a fellowship for 2013-14 from the Leo Baeck Fellowship
program to work on her dissertation.
Jeroen Dewulf has three new publications: (1) Jeroen Dewulf, Olf Praamstra and Michiel van Kempen (eds.), Shifting the Compass: Pluricontinental Connections in Dutch Colonial and Postcolonial Literature. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013; (2) Jeroen Dewulf, “When Oyono’s 'Boy' Speaks Dutch: Two Readings in One Language,” PMLA, Vol. 128, Nr. 1 (2013): 112-118; (3) Jeroen Dewulf, “Mirroring Zambo in an Atlantic Context: The Open Wound of Slavery in Gottfried Keller’s Don Correa (1881),” Atlantic Studies, Volume 10, Issue 2 (2013): 247-267.
Kevin Gordon published “Historical Rupture and the Devastation of Memory in Adalbert Stifter’s Der Hagestolz”. Journal of Austrian Studies 45.3-4: Fall/Winter 2012. 87-112.