Emeritus Faculty

Christa T. Johns

Christa T. Johns

Lecturer Emeritus

Office: Dept Of Germanic Languages And, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Dept Of Germanic Languages And, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3160

ctjohns@duke.edu

Christa T. Johns holds a Ph.D. from the Free University of Berlin in Early Modern German History. Her dissertation on Luthers Konzilsidee was published in 1965 by Walter de Gruyter Press, Berlin. In 1965 she emigrated to the United States where she taught German language and literature at MIT until... Full Profile »

James L. Rolleston

James L. Rolleston

Professor Emeritus

Office: 116L Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3162

jroll@duke.edu

I arrived in German Studies through a love of poetry and specifically of Rilke’s poetry. Both my M.A. and my Ph.D. theses were on Rilke, and I realize now that Rilke has subtly influenced my choice of other topics for scholarly work, through the magisterial power and scope of his language; through... Full Profile »