My studies at Georgetown University for the goal of obtaining a Masters and PhD in German Literature began this Fall of 2011, having taught German as an Adjunct Instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University for four years, and previously in Chesterfield County Public Schools in Virginia, which included teaching one summer at the Governor's School Foreign Language Academy in the German Immersion program. My interests have been primarily in 18th Century literature, and multiple genres such as fairy tales and fables, and the anecdote fascinate me. Poetry and the Novella are of particular interest to me. My experience with the German language began in college at California State University, East Bay, where I earned my B.A. in German. My German language exposure intensified when I moved to Germany, living in central and southern Germany for over a decade.
I am enjoying continuing my pursuits in German language and literature specifically here at Georgetown University because of the variety and range of course offerings in linguistics, literature and cultural studies and because of the departmental strengths in SLA research and curriculum development.
- German Majors Receive Fulbright Teaching Grants
- Prof. Heidi Byrnes Receives 2013 Nelson H. Brooks Award
- Anna Zimmer Has Defended Her Dissertation with Distinction
- Jason Ager Has Defended His Dissertation
- Comparative Literature Major Wins Vista Higher Education Learning Contest