Lecturer in Translation Studies
I joined the Department of Modern Languages in 2011 and teach in Translation Studies and German. I am co-convenor of the MA in Translation Studies.
As a DAAD-funded Sprachassistentin, I teach Sprachpraxis 2 and 4 and Textarbeit 1.
Professor of Modern German Studies
My main research interests are in German language, literature and culture of the twentieth century. I have published extensively on Franz Kafka and on the literature and culture of dissent in the “Third Reich” (the so-called “inner emigration”). I am also interested in linguistic and sociological approaches to discourse, and in language description. I teach a ...
Lecturer in German Studies
I teach German, both modern and medieval, at all levels, as well as giving students a rare opportunity to discover and enjoy the oldest of all the Germanic languages, Gothic.
Senior Lecturer in German
My main research interests are in German literature of the period 1750-1815, with a particular interest in literary responses to political and social change. I am currently working on a monograph on the German idyll during this period. I have also published on the development of German literature in the context of the unification of Germany in 1871. I teach widely across the ...
Reader in German
I see myself as a medievalist with an extension into the sixteenth century, and as someone with a particular passion for teaching these still deeply relevant periods to modern undergraduates.
Emeritus Professor of German Studies
My main research interests lie in the literature, culture and society of Germany around the end of the eighteenth century.
Sara Jones is a Birmingham Fellow working across the Colleges of Social Science and Arts and Law. Her current research analyses the political, social and cultural processes of remembering state socialist dictatorship.
Professor of Foreign Language Pedagogy
Director of the Institute for German Studies
Reader in European Intellectual History
I joined the department as Austrian Lektorin (sent by the ÖAD - Austrian Academic Exchange Organisation) in September 2012 to help students to improve their language skills and support them in practicing German.
Here at the University of Birmingham, I work to develop the language skills of our students and provide encouragement to each and everyone who is interested in the beautiful German country and language.
Senior Lecturer in Cultural Theory and German Studies
I am based in GermanStudies and also teach media and cultural studies. I have been at the University of Birmingham since 2004.
Emeritus Professor of German Studies
My research is on German literary and intellectual topics since the later nineteenth century, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Weber, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Bertolt Brecht.
Honorary Professor of Modern German Studies
Wide ranging research interests in 19th and 20th century German culture, philosophy and politics, especially from the end of the First World War to the present. Has published books and essays on German literature and society post-1945, on the worker-culture movement of the Weimar Republic, on culture in the Third Reich, on protest and democracy from the 1960s to the 1980s and on the reception of ...
Senior Lecturer in German Studies
As a student you are most likely to know me in my role as Chair of the School’s Year Abroad Committee. I teach courses on 19th and 20th century German literature as well as language classes, particularly business German.
I have widely researched and published in the areas of language study and internationalisation, and women in German literature and literary ...