|2021-||Assistant Professor of German, Oklahoma State University, Department of Languages and Literatures|
|2019-2021||Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Dartmouth College, Department of German Studies|
|2019||Ph.D., University of Chicago, Department of Germanic Studies|
Dissertation: Reading Recognition: The Poetics of Poetic Realism
Committee members: Christopher Wild (chair), David Wellbery, Eric Santner
|2016-2017||Visiting graduate student, Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies, Freie Universität Berlin|
|2013||M.A., Dartmouth College, Department of Comparative Literature|
|2011||Sc.B., Brown University, Department of German Studies and Department of Neuroscience, magna cum laude, with concentration honors in German Studies|
|2009-2010||Exchange student, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin|
- “Picturesque Mediations: Adalbert Stifter, Washington Irving, and the Transfiguration of the Mundane” (forthcoming in PMLA)
- “The Author as Editor: The Aesthetics of Recension in Adalbert Stifter’s My Great-Grandfather’s Notebook.” In Market Strategies and German Literature in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Vance Byrd and Ervin Malakaj, 147–70. Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2020.
- “Repetition and Textual Transmission: The Gothic Motif in Goethe’s Faust and ‘Von deutscher Baukunst.’” Goethe Yearbook 25 (2018): 133–60.
- Received Honorable Mention in the Goethe Society of North America Annual Essay Prize
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, A Tragedy, Part I, trans. Eugene Stelzig. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2019. Eighteenth-Century Studies 54, no. 1 (fall 2020): 225–27.
- Ellwood Wiggins. Odysseys of Recognition: Performing Intersubjectivity in Homer, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Goethe, and Kleist. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2019. Goethe Yearbook 27 (2020): 383–85.
- Boll, Monika. “Sociology in Place of Socialism: On West German Cultural Radio.” German Politics and Society 32, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 30–42.
- Marszolek, Inge. “Unforgotten Landscapes: Radio and the Reconstruction of Germany’s European Mission in the East in the 1950s.” German Politics and Society 32, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 60–73.
Conferences and Presentations
- “Detective Fiction, Serialization, and the Stage: Otto Ludwig’s Theatrical Adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Das Fräulein von Scuderi,” Media Inventories of the Nineteenth Century, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, February 22, 2020.
- “Self-Recognition and the Mirror of Realism: Gottfried Keller’s ‘Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe,’” Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, January 11, 2019 [also delivered at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, January 28, 2019 and Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, April 7, 2021].
Talks and seminar participation
- “Freud and the Materiality of the Stereotype,” A Therapy of Things? Materiality and Psychoanalysis in Literature and the Visual Arts, Workshop at the Department of German Studies/English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany, December 3 and 10, 2021.
- Seminar participant. “Theory of Number,” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Indianapolis, IN, September 30-October 3, 2021. [*postponed from 2020 due to COVID-19]
- “Recognition and the Epistemological Grounds of Poetic Realism,” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Montreal, Canada, April 9, 2021. [*postponed from 2020 due to COVID-19]
- “Calculating and Writing: Inventories of Form in Gottfried Keller’s Der grüne Heinrich,” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Seattle, WA, January 9, 2020.
- “Materiality and Erasure: Realist Knowledge Transmission in Gottfried Keller’s ‘Die Geisterseher,’” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 4, 2019.
- “Picturesque Visions: Adalbert Stifter’s Studien and Washington Irving’s Sketch-Book,” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Washington, D.C., March 9, 2019.
- “Recognition and the Separation of the Senses: Adalbert Stifter’s ‘Abdias’ and ‘Die Sonnenfinsternis am 8. Juli 1842,’” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, October 6, 2017.
- “Offenbarender Realismus: Verdinglichung, Verkörperung und Erkennbarkeit in Adalbert Stifters Die Narrenburg,” Epiphane Wirklichkeiten: Sprachen der Dinge in Literatur und Künsten, Triangel-Colloquium Berlin-Cambridge-Chicago, Friedrich-Schlegel-Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, February 16, 2017.
- “Editing and Editions: Adalbert Stifter’s Die Mappe meines Urgroßvaters and the Recension of Memory,” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, San Diego, CA, October 2, 2016.
- “Goethe’s Circulating Works: Tradition and Transmission in Stifter’s Der Nachsommer,” KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 16, 2016.
- “Fraudulence and Imitation in Gottfried Keller’s ‘Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe,’” Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting: Discredited Practices at the Margins of Mimesis, International Conference of the Munich Doctoral Program for Literature and the Arts: MIMESIS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany, October 30, 2015.
- “Goethe’s Reflections of the Gothic in ‘Von deutscher Baukunst 1823’ and ‘Faust II,’” Echoes-Reflections, Brown University Graduate German Studies Conference, Providence, RI, April 25, 2015.
- “Letters of Crisis, Crisis of Letters: The Epistolary Form in Joseph Roth’s Radetzkymarsch,” Central Europe Workshop, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 29, 2014.
- “Temporal Reframings of Home in Walter Benjamin’s ‘Moscow’ and Vladimir Nabokov’s ‘A Guide to Berlin,’” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, New York, NY, March 22, 2014.
- Session moderator. “Gottfried Keller at 200 (2): Narrative Strategies in Der grüne Heinrich,” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 4, 2019.
- Session moderator. “Emergence and Ground: Responding to the Work of Juliane Vogel,” University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 10, 2019.
- Panel series co-organizer and session moderator (together with Tove Holmes and Alexander Sorenson). “Visions of Realism: Politics, Poetics, Aesthetics,” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, October 6-7, 2017.
- Session moderator. “Anagnorisis and the Epistemology of Literature: From Kleist to Benjamin,” Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, San Diego, CA, October 1, 2016.
- Session moderator. “‘Schlusspoetik’: Goethes Spätwerk,” University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 14, 2016.
Pedagogical Experience and Training
Oklahoma State University (2021-)
- Intermediate Readings and Conversation I (Department of Languages and Literatures, Fall 2021)
- Intermediate Readings and Conversation II: Introduction to Literature and Film (Department of Languages and Literatures, Fall 2021)
Dartmouth College (2019-2021)
- Literature and Psychoanalysis: The Cultural Legacy of Sigmund Freud (Department of German Studies and Department of Comparative Literature, Spring 2021)
- The Case Study: Crime, Medicine, and Modern Society (Department of Comparative Literature and Department of English, Winter 2021; in English)
- The Case Study: From Detective Fiction to Medical Narratives (Department of German Studies, Winter 2020; in German)
- Mind Reading: Media and the Brain (Department of German Studies, Fall 2019)
University of Chicago (2013-2019)
- Erzählen: Arztfiguren (Advanced German, Autumn 2017; self-designed course)
- Kurzprosa des 20. Jahrhunderts: Heimat (Intermediate German, Spring 2016; self-designed course)
- Deutsche Märchen: German through Fairy Tales (Intermediate German, Winter 2016)
- Elementary German for Beginners I, II, III (Autumn 2014, Winter 2015, Spring 2015)
- College Teaching Certificate, Chicago Center for Teaching (Spring 2018)
- Completed departmental pedagogy course, workshop on teaching in the College, seminar on course design, workshop on course design, seminar on teaching portfolios, workshop on teaching portfolios; received teaching consultation from outside observer; submitted teaching portfolio
- Teaching Consultant, Chicago Center for Teaching (Spring 2015-Summer 2016)
- Observed fellow graduate students from a range of disciplines in the classroom and provided targeted feedback on teaching methods, participated in regular pedagogy workshops, helped evaluate submissions for annual course design award
Dartmouth College (2012-2013)
- Beyond Good and Evil (Teaching Assistant, Department of German Studies, Spring 2013)
- Slavic Folklore (Teaching Assistant, Department of Russian, Fall 2012)
- Interview committee, Department of Languages and Literatures, Oklahoma State University, search for Visiting Assistant Professor of German (2021)
- Executive Committee, LLC 19th– and Early-20th-Century German forum, Modern Language Association (2021-2026)
- Peer reviewer: Nineteenth-Century Contexts (2020, 2021), Monatshefte (2020)
- Invited speaker at UChicagoGRAD Academic Job Market Summer Camp, session: “Getting a Postdoc in the Humanities and Social Sciences.” University of Chicago, July 17, 2020.
- Second reader for undergraduate honors thesis, Department of German Studies, Dartmouth College, 2020.
- Co-organizer of faculty reading group in media theory, Dartmouth College (2020).
- Organizer of visit for invited speaker in the lecture and workshop series “From Student to Scholar: Professional Trends in German Studies.” Department of Germanic Studies, University of Chicago, October 11-12, 2018.
- Organizer of visit for invited speaker in the lecture and workshop series “From Student to Scholar: Professional Trends in German Studies.” Department of Germanic Studies, University of Chicago, May 5-6, 2016.
- Departmental Social Co-Chair. Department of Germanic Studies, University of Chicago, 2015-2016.Organized social events and managed the social activities budget.
- Interviewer on campus interview committee, Fulbright US Student Grant Program, University of Chicago, 2015 and 2018.
Awards and Fellowships
- Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship (2021-2023, declined)
- Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dartmouth College (2019-2021)
- Goethe Society of North America Annual Essay Prize, Honorable Mention (2018)
- Mellon Foundation-University of Chicago Dissertation Completion Fellowship; Affiliated Fellow at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago (2018-2019)
- Schlossmacher Award for an Outstanding Essay Written by a Graduate Student, Dartmouth College (2013)
- Book Award from the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany for Achievement in the German Language, Dartmouth College (2013)
- U.S. Teaching Assistant, Austrian-American Educational Commission, Linz, Austria (2011-2012)
- Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society (2011)
- English (native)
- German (near-native fluency)
- Russian (conversational speaking ability; reading knowledge)
- American Comparative Literature Association
- German Studies Association
- Goethe Society of North America
- Modern Language Association