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[Photo]: Gabrielle S. Bersier

Gabrielle S. Bersier (Retired)

Phone: (317)27C-A545


Appointments

Emerita Professor of German
Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies

Education

B.A. Vorprüfung Johann Gutenberg University (Germany) 1973
M.A. University of Wisconsin (Madison) 1975
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin (Madison) 1979

Academic Interests

Goethe, German classicism and romanticism, philosophy of nature, literature-science relations, parody, autobiography, literature-arts relations, intermediality, German theater

Teaching

German literature, culture, theater and language

Awards

Teaching Excellence Recognition Award 2000
Indiana Association of Teachers of German Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year 2000
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship 2001-2002
IUPUI Engaged Department Initiative 2005-2008
New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Grant 2008-2009

Publications

Wunschbild und Wirklichkeit.Deutsche Utopien im 18. Jahrhundert (Carl Winter 1981), Goethes Rätselparodie der Romantik.Eine neue Leseart der 'Wahlverwandtschaften'(Niemeyer 1997), Wege des Heilens.Goethes physiologische Autobiographie 'Dichtung und Wahrheit' (Königshausen & Neumann 2014),
Book Chapters, Articles in journals including: Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte, Eighteenth-Century Life, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Goethe-Jahrbuch, Goethe Yearbook, Jahrbuch des Freien Deutschen Hochstifts,Monatshefte, Recherches Germaniques, Word & Image

Service

Departmental Chair (World Languages and Cultures) 2002-2012

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