Jakob Norberg

Office Hours: 

Wed. - 11:00a - 1:00p

Jakob Norberg

Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature

External Address: 
116H Old Chemistry, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
116H Old Chemistry, Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-3161


  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2008

Brokoff, J., et al., editors. “Hasstext: Affekt und Engagement.” Engagement: Konzepte von Gegenwart Und  Gegenwartsliteratur, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016, pp. 269–86.

Norberg, J. “Political Concepts.” The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014, pp. 647–57.

Norberg, J. “German Literary Studies and the Nation.” German Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 1, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–17. Manual, doi:10.1111/gequ.12055. Full Text

Norberg, J. “Anticapitalist affect: Georg Lukács on satire and hate.” New German Critique, vol. 45, no. 3, Nov. 2018, pp. 155–74. Scopus, doi:10.1215/0094033X-6977847. Full Text

Norberg, Jakob. “Authorship and Ownership.” German Studies Review, vol. 39, no. 2, Project Muse, 2016, pp. 353–63. Crossref, doi:10.1353/gsr.2016.0040. Full Text Open Access Copy

Norberg, J. “Late socialism as a narrative problem: Christoph Hein and the limits of the Novella.” German Studies Review, vol. 38, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 63–82. Scopus, doi:10.1353/gsr.2015.0023. Full Text Open Access Copy

Norberg, Jakob. “The banality of narrative: Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem.” Textual Practice, vol. 27, no. 5, Aug. 2013, pp. 743–61. Wos-lite, doi:10.1080/0950236X.2012.751447. Full Text Open Access Copy

Norberg, J. “Creative destruction: Karl kraus and the paradox of satire.” Seminar  a Journal of Germanic Studies, vol. 49, no. 1, Feb. 2013, pp. 38–51. Scopus, doi:10.3138/sem.49.1.38. Full Text Open Access Copy

Norberg, J. “On Display: Conditions of Critique in Austria.” Journal of Austrian Studies, vol. 46, no. 1, 2013, pp. 23–45. Open Access Copy

Norberg, J. “Der Text als Phrase: Schillerfeier und geflügelte Worte.” Sprache and Literatur, vol. 44, no. 2, 2013, pp. 74–89. Open Access Copy

Norberg, J. “The truncated road movie: Thomas Brasch and the Berlin Wall.” Baltic Worlds, vol. 2, Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, 2012, pp. 22–24. Open Access Copy