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Department of German and Dutch

 

Research areas of German Staff


Research by subject areas

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Medieval and Early Modern Culture and Philology

Dr Mark Chinca
Prof Sarah Colvin
Dr Johanna Dale
Miss Helen Hunter
Dr Sheila Watts
Prof Joachim Whaley
Dr Charlotte Woodford
Prof. Christopher Young

Enlightenment to Romanticism

Dr John Guthrie
Dr Charlotte Lee
Prof Joachim Whaley

Modern Literary, Intellectual and Cultural History

Dr Anita Bunyan
Prof Sarah Colvin
Dr John Guthrie
Dr Peter Hutchinson
Dr Katharina Karcher
Dr Marie Kolkenbrock
Dr Charlotte Lee
Prof. David Midgley
Dr Michael Minden
Dr Annja Neumann
Dr Martin Ruehl
Dr Lucia Ruprecht
Prof. Andrew J. Webber
Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex
Prof. Joachim Whaley
Dr Charlotte Woodford

Modern Cultural Analysis

Prof Sarah Colvin
Dr Katharina Karcher
Dr Marie Kolkenbrock
Dr Lucia Ruprecht
Prof. Andrew J. Webber
Prof. Joachim Whaley
Prof. Christopher Young

Language and Linguistics

Ms Silke Mentchen
Ms Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass
Dr Sheila Watts

 


Research by Member of Department

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Name (and College) Main area(s) Contact details

Dr Anita Bunyan
(Gonville & Caius)

German Literature of the 19th & 20th Centuries; German-Jewish Relations

amb37@cam.ac.uk

Dr Mark Chinca
(Trinity)

Medieval & Early Modern German Literature

mgc1000@cam.ac.uk

Prof Sarah Colvin
(Jesus)

Seventeenth-century literature; women's writing and feminist cultural analysis; terrorism in Germany; contemporary fiction; prison writing

sjc269@cam.ac.uk

Dr Johanna Dale
(Peterhouse)

Medieval cultural and political history

jmoh2@cam.ac.uk

Dr John Guthrie
(New Hall)

German literature and thought from 1720

jdg1003@cam.ac.uk

Miss Helen Hunter
(no college)

Medieval and Modern German Literature

heh33@cam.ac.uk

Dr Peter Hutchinson
(Trinity Hall)

Modern German Literature (especially of the GDR)

ph10000@cam.ac.uk

Dr Katharina Karcher Contemporary German politics, gender theory, political protest and violence, feminism kk552@cam.ac.uk
Dr Marie Kolkenbrock Austrian Studies, European Modernism, Theory of Biography mek32@cam.ac.uk

Ms Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass
(Jesus)

Teaching German as a Foreign Language

amk27@cam.ac.uk

Dr Charlotte Lee
(Murray Edwards)

German Literature and Thought from 1750

cll38@cam.ac.uk

Ms Silke Mentchen
(Magdalene)

Modern German Literature & Language

scm30@cam.ac.uk

Prof. David Midgley
(St. John's)

German Literature and Thought since 1871

drm7@joh.cam.ac.uk

Dr Michael Minden
(Jesus)

The German Novel; the German Cinema

mrm1001@cam.ac.uk

Dr Annja Neumann
(Magdalene)

German Literature and Thought from 1890, Lyric Poetry

an436@cam.ac.uk

Dr Martin Ruehl
(Trinity Hall)

Intellectual and cultural history of modern Germany; Wagner; Thomas Mann; Nazi culture; Theories of fascism

mar23@cam.ac.uk

Dr Lucia Ruprecht
(Emmanuel)

German Literature since 1800, film and performance culture, cultural theory

lr222@cam.ac.uk

Dr Sheila Watts
(Newnham)

History of the German Language; Linguistics

sw271@cam.ac.uk

Prof. Andrew J. Webber
(Churchill)

European Modernism; Psychoanalytic Theory

ajw12@cam.ac.uk

Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex
(King's)

Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries; German-Jewish Writing; Women's Writing

gw266@cam.ac.uk

Prof. Joachim Whaley
(Gonville & Caius)

German History 1500 to the present day; Contemporary German Politics

jw10005@cam.ac.uk

Dr Charlotte Woodford
(Selwyn)

Early Modern & 19th-Century German Literature

cw268@cam.ac.uk

Prof. Christopher Young
(Pembroke)

Medieval German Literature; History of the German Language

cjy1000@cam.ac.uk

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Latest News

The Poetics of Personhood - Conference on 22 September

22 September 2017

Dr Michael Minden & Dr Annja Neumann from the Department of German & Dutch, together with Prof Leonard Olschner from QMUL are organising a one-day conference at Magdalene College.

Alfred Döblin Conference in Cambridge 18-20 September 2017

18 September 2017

Prof David Midgley, Dr Martin Ruehl from the Department of German and Dutch and Dr Steffan Davies from the University of Bristol are organising the 21. Alfred Döblin-Kolloquium here in Cambridge, at St John's college.

Prof Joachim Whaley opened exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen

11 August 2017

On 5 August 2017 Professor Joachim Whaley opened the latest exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen with a lecture on the Duchess Luise Dorothea von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg.