Core Faculty

Corinne Petra Crane

Corinne Petra Crane

Associate Professor of the Practice of Germanic Languages

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

cpc32@duke.edu

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

Stefani Engelstein

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’s research explores German and British literature, philosophy, and the life and human sciences in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Her newest project, Living Things, Human Beings: The Entanglements of the Organism, unites interests in epistemology and anatomy to... Full Profile »

Susanne Freytag

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

Kata Gellen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature

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

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

Phone: (919) 660-3168

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 forthcoming with Northwestern University Press. In this intermedial study I... Full Profile »

Jakob Norberg

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

Thomas Pfau

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

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 (PhD 1989, SUNY Buffalo) is the Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English, with secondary appointments in Germanic Language & Literatures and the Divinity School at Duke University. He has published some forty-five essays on literary and philosophical subjects... Full Profile »

Henry Pickford

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

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 »