Dissertations

2013
Nicholas Block In the Eyes of Others: The Dialectics of German-Jewish and Yiddish Modernisms
Solveig Heinz Urban Opera: Navigating Modernity through the Oeuvre of Strauss and Hofmannsthal
Sara Jackson Staging the Deadlier Sex: Dangerous Women in German Text and Performance at the Fin de Si├Ęcle
2012
Ela Gezen Writing and Sounding the City: Turkish-German Representations of Berlin
Courtney Crimmons Glore Ruin, Restoration, and Return: Aesthetic Unification in Post-Socialist East Berlin
Seth Howes Punk Avant-Gardes: Disengagement and the End of East Germany
2011
Kayte Steinbock Navigating the Individual: Photographic Portrait Typologies in Early 20th Century German Modernity
2010
Michael Georges Andre Weimar Classicism and the Image of Historical Time
Jeffrey Paul Luppes To Our Dead: Local Expellee Monuments and the Contestation of German Postwar Memory
2009
Adile Esen Beyond "In-Between," Travels and Transformations in Contemporary Turkish- German Literature and Film
Sun-Young Kim Beyond Disintegration. Apocalyptic Discourse in Hermann Broch's Die Schlafwandler
2008
Jay Michael Layne Uncanny Collapse: Sexual Violence and Unsettled Rhetoric in German-Language Lustmord Representations, 1900-1933
2007
David M. Choberka Calling, Charisma, and the War of Material: The First World War in the Politics of Ernst Toller, Ernst Junger, and Max Weber
Robert Felty Context Effects in Spoken Word Recognition of English and German by Native and Non-native Listeners
Ilka Rasch The Return of the Red Army Faction (RAF): German Tales of Terror
2006
Avi Kempinski The Muted I: Locating a Narrator in the Works of W.G. Sebald
Jonathan Otto Wipplinger The Jazz Republic:  Music, Race, and American Culture in Weimar Germany
2004
Ulrike Peters Nichols Beloved Pain: Male Melancholia at the Fin-de-Siecle
Seth Quartey Missionary Practices:  German-Speaking Missionaries between the Home Committee and Colonial Environment in the Gold Coast (West Africa) 1828-1895
Min Zhou Journeys to an Unattainable Destination:  East German Travel Narratives and DEFA Documentary Films About the Soviet Union.
2002
Marc Edward Pierce Syllable Structure and Sievers' Law in Gothic and Old Norse
2001
Donovan James Anderson From Conversation to Discipline and Beyond: A Cultural History of Early Germanistik (1790-1850)
Gita Rajan Labyrinths of the Colonial Archive: Unpacking German Missionary Narratives from Tranquebar Southeast India (1706-1720)