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Aug 19, 2016
The Department of German Studies at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in German Studies. The ideal candidate combines a significant research specialization with competence in all periods of German literature and culture in order to teach a broad range of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as contribute to collaborative research and teaching initiatives within and beyond the Department. The area of specialization is open; candidates with a secondary interest and/or training in other disciplines are encouraged to...
Jul 22, 2016
The Department of German Studies at Stanford University is pleased to announce the Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship for 2017-2018 and to request applications, due by December 1, 2016. The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship is open to professors at German universities with distinguished scholarly accomplishments in a historical humanities department other than literature, such as: History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Art History or Music History, with a specific focus on any area within German Studies. Applicants should have a strong record of teaching. The Gerda Henkel Visiting...
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