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								Gabrielle S.																 Bersier

Gabrielle S. Bersier

Professor Emerita of German in World Languages and Cultures
Department: World Languages and Cultures, German
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Education

Education

  • PhD University of Wisconsin (Madison) 1979
  • MA University of Wisconsin (Madison) 1975
  • BA Vorprüfung Johann Gutenberg University (Germany) 1973

Teaching

Teaching

German literature, culture, theater and language

Awards

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

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 GeistesgeschichteEighteenth-Century LifeEighteenth-Century StudiesGoethe-JahrbuchGoethe YearbookJahrbuch des Freien Deutschen Hochstifts,MonatshefteRecherches GermaniquesWord & Image

Service

Service

Departmental Chair (World Languages and Cultures) 2002-2012

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

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

Location

Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202