Recent Publications by German Faculty

10 September 2021

The German faculty have been busy with research and writing. Check out the recently published work by Juliane Schicker, Seth Peabody, and Kiley Kost. If you are interested in any of our research, please contact us–we love to hear from you.

Kiley Kost

Kost, Kiley. “Narrating a Valley in Max Frisch’s Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän: Material Agency, Rain, and the Geologic Past.” Humanities, vol. 10, no. 1, 2021.

Kost, Kiley. Book Review: “Jason Groves. The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary.The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory. Vol. 92, no. 2, 2021 pp. 214-214.

Kiley Kost and Seth Peabody (co-authors)

Kost, Kiley, Dan Nolan, and Seth Peabody. “Sustainability and German Studies: From Ecocriticism to Community Engagement.” German Studies Review vol. 43, no. 2, 2020, pp. 377–384.

Seth Peabody

Peabody, Seth. “Decolonizing Folklore? Diversifying the Fairy Tale Curriculum.” Die Unterrichtspraxis, vol. 54, no. 1, 2021, pp. 88–102.

Peabody, Seth. “Image, Environment, Infrastructure: The Social Ecologies of the Bergfilm.”  Humanities, vol. 10, no. 1, 2021.

Peabody, Seth. “Infrastructure, Water, Ecology: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis as Ecological Archive.” Colloquia Germanica, vol. 53, no. 2–3, 2021, pp. 249–267.

Peabody, Seth. “Leni Riefenstahl, Struggle in Snow and Ice (1933)—Excerpts.” Critical introduction and annotated translation. In Mountains and the German Mind: Translations from Gessner to Messner, 1541-2009, edited by Sean Ireton and Caroline Schaumann. Camden House, 2020, pp. 219–246.

Juliane Schicker

Schicker, Juliane and Nick Henry. “Beyond Heimatsehnsucht: Rammstein’s approach to Vergangenheitsbewältigung and German Identity.” Popular Music and Society, vol. 44, no. 4, 2020, pp. 1-19.

Schicker, Juliane. “Musical Imagery and the Canon in Sighard Gille’s Gewandhaus Mural Gesang vom Leben.” Monatshefte, vol. 112, no. 3, 2020, pp. 479–506.

Youmans, Charles (ed.). Mahler in Context. Translation of various essays by Juliane Schicker. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

​Roettiger, Laura. Aliana greift nach dem Mond. Translated by Juliane Schicker, Eifrig Publishing, 2021 (Original Title: Aliana Reaches for the Moon, 2019).

Gelberg, J.N. Eine unerwartete Freundin. Translated by Juliane Schicker, Eifrig Publishing, 2021 (Original Title: An Unexpected Friend, 2014).


Stay tuned for the following forthcoming work:

Kost, Kiley and Seth Peabody. “Environment and Engagement in German Studies: Projects and Resources for Critical Environmental Thinking.” Forthcoming in a special section on “Sustainability and Community Engagement in German Studies” in Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German that Kiley and Seth are co-editing with their colleague Dan Nolan.

Schicker, Juliane. “The Concert Hall as Agonistic Public Space—The Gewandhaus in Leipzig.” forthcoming with New German Critique, 2021.

Gruhl, Jason and Genjō Yorke. Jeder weiß, was ein Baum ist. Translated by Juliane Schicker, Eifrig Publishing, forthcoming. (Original Title: Everybody Knows What a Tree Is, 2021).

Herzog, Heather. Badehasen. Translated by Juliane Schicker, Eifrig Publishing, forthcoming (Original Title: Bunny Bath, 2021).

Sara Sadik. Die außergewöhnliche Auszeit. Translated by Juliane Schicker. Eifrig Publishing, forthcoming (Original title: The Extraordinary Pause, 2021).