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Jun 29, 2016
Dean Saller has announced Adrian Daub as the new Director of the Program in Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Daub states: “I look forward to working with all of you to make sure the program remains every bit as energetic and vital as it’s been during Christine’s tenure.” Professor Daub will be teaching in Berlin in Autumn Quarter and will return to campus in Winter.  Read about it on Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford Learn more about Adrian Daub on Stanford FSI and the DLCL.   
Oct 21, 2015
Russell Berman, Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature featured in Inside Higher Ed article, "Beyond Faculty Careers." Read the full article here.  
Apr 28, 2015
After President John Hennessy's Annual Address to the Academic Council: Technology in Teaching and Learning on April 30, 2015 at 3:15PM, Amir Eshel, Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies, Professor of German Studies and director of the Department of Comparative Literature, will be part of a panel discussion on the topic.
Apr 24, 2015
"Lacuna Stories" is a collaborative annotation platform that empowers students and instructors to engage with course materials, and each other, in innovative and meaningful ways. Lacuna Stories is led by Amir Eshel and Brian Johnsrud and developed by the DLCL's Academic Technology Specialist Michael Widner. For more information, visit
Aug 15, 2014
Please join me in congratulating German and Comparative Literature professor Amir Eshel, along with MTL PhD Brian Johnsrud, who have received an award from the Roberta Bowman Denning Initiative for the Lacuna Stories project.
Feb 12, 2014
The Gerda Henkel Foundation has generously agreed to extend its support to bring scholars from German universities to Stanford’s Department of German studies through the academic year 2018-19.  The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professors spend one quarter at Stanford during which they offer a seminar in their area of expertise, present a public lecture and participate in Stanford’s intellectual community, as they continue their own research. Selected through a competitive open application process, the Visiting Professors are drawn from fields in the historical humanities in order to enrich...