Paul Michael Lützeler, the Rosa May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities, gave keynote addresses in his areas of research (Contemporary, Exile, and Romantic Literature as well as on the literary discourse on Europe) in September and October
Cecily Stewart Hawksworth began as the department's Student Coordinator on June 27, 2016. She comes to us from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Washington University, where she worked for six years in various administrative roles.
Matt Erlin's article, "Digital Humanities Masterplots" appeared in the first issue of Digital Literary Studies, an open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that publishes scholarly articles on computational approaches to liter
From June 3 to 5, Christian Schneider, together with Doren Wohlleben (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg), organized an interdisciplinary symposium at the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH), entitled "Glück am Ende?