Core Faculty

Corinne Petra Crane

Associate Professor of the Practice of Germanic Languages

Office Hours: Tues. 1:00p.m.  -  2:00 p.m.Wed. 11:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cori Crane joins Duke University’s Department of Germanic Languages and Literature as Associate Professor of the Practice and Language Program Director. Prior to coming to Duke, she served as Assistant Professor of Germanic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (2012-2017), where she taught... Full Profile »

Stefani Engelstein

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: Germanic Languages and Literat, Campus Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3173

Office Hours: Mon.   1:00p.m.  -  2:00p.m.Thurs. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m.

stefani.engelstein@duke.edu

Stefani Engelstein researches the ways Europeans have understood and classified themselves and others in knowledge-systems that span the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, particularly from 1750-1915, but with an eye on current repercussions.  Such categories include race, sex, language... Full Profile »

Susanne Freytag

Lecturing Fellow* of German

Office: 112B Old Chemistry, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0680

Campus Box: Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3065

Office Hours: Monday 1:00-2:00 PMWednesday 3:00-4:00 PM 

susanne.freytag@duke.edu

Kata Gellen

Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor

Office: 116B Old Chemistry Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3168

Office Hours: Fall 2017 office hoursWed 11:30am-1:00pm

kata.gellen@duke.edu

My main areas of research are German literary modernism, German-Jewish culture, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. My manuscript, Kafka and Noise: The Discovery of Cinematic Sound in Literary Modernism, is under review at Northwestern University Press. In this intermedial study I... Full Profile »

Jakob Norberg

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: 116H Old Chemistry, Box_90256, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 116H Old Chemistry, Box_90256, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3161

jakob.norberg@duke.edu

Thomas Pfau

Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English

Office: 312 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 681-3098

Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & by appointment.

pfau@duke.edu

Thomas Pfau is the Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English, with secondary appointments in Germanic Languages & Literatures and in the Duke Divinity School. A native of Germany, Prof. Pfau began his academic career in 1980 as a student of History and Literature at the University of Constance.... Full Profile »

Henry Pickford

Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: Department of Germanic Languag, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3089

henry.pickford@duke.edu

Henry Pickford works in philosophy and literature, primarily within the German tradition. Areas of interest include German Idealism, Marx, Wittgenstein, and Frankfurt School Critical Theory. He has authored or co-authored books on philosophical intuitions, Holocaust art, and emotion and expression... Full Profile »

Ingeborg C. Walther

Professor of the Practice of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: 116J Old Chemistry Building, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90050, Durham, NC 27708-0050

Phone: (919) 660-3163

Office Hours: Mon. 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Wed. 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

waltheri@duke.edu

Ingeborg Walther is Professor of the Practice of Germanic Languages and Literature. A graduate of Stanford University (B.A.), Tufts University (M.A.) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D.), she joined the faculty of Duke University in 1994. Since then she has served as German Language Program... Full Profile »