Teaching-Affiliated Faculty

Faculty

Dowden, Steve

Professor of German

Expertise: Modern German Literature and culture; European modernism; comparative literature (esp. comparing literature with other art forms); the novel as form; literature and philosophy; the avant-garde.

Dubinina, Irina Y

Assistant Professor of Russian and Director, Russian Language Program

Expertise: Heritage languages (Russian), bilingualism, bilingual code-switching Second language acquisition general and language specific (Russian) Language policies in the former Soviet Republics

Feng, Yu

Professor of Chinese

Expertise: Instruction of modern Chinese as a foreign language, Chinese pedagogy, classical Chinese language, traditional Chinese and oriental philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism), comparative ideas, and Chinese cultural heritage as a whole.

Fraleigh, Matthew

Associate Professor of East Asian Literature and Culture

Expertise: Classical and modern Japanese literature and language, cultural and literary exchange between China and Japan; literature of travel

Frydman, Joshua

Lecturer in Japanese

Fujiwara, Hisae

Assistant Professor of Japanese and Director of the Japanese Language Program

Expertise: -Vocabulary acquisition in Japanese as a foreign language -Kanji acquisition for students with alphabet-language backgrounds -Using strategies for reading Japanese as a foreign language

Lee, Eun-Jo

Lecturer in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature

Lu, Xiwen

Lecturer in Chinese

Expertise: Teaching Chinese As A Second Language Computer-based and Internet-based teaching method Teaching Chinese at secondary level

Miller, Robin Feuer

Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities

Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood and children's literature.

Miyatake, Fukiko

Lecturer in Japanese in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature

Monaghan, Kate

Lecturer in Chinese in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature

Nakano, Yukimi

Lecturer in Japanese

Expertise: - Japanese Language - Second Language Acquisition (English as a second language and Japanese as a foreign language) - Japanese Literature (17th century Haikai and work of Matsuo Basho)

Nolden, Thomas

Visiting Professor in the Comparative Literature Program

Powelstock, David

Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature

Expertise: Modern Russian Literature, Modern Czech Literature, Russian & Czech Languages, Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Translation Studies

Ramlochan-Tewarie, Renu

Lecturer in Hindi

Seidl-Gómez, Kathrin

Assistant Professor of German and Director, German Language Program

Expertise: Exile - Cultural Exchange - Translation Studies - Online Teaching - Germans in Latin America / Colombia

Singh, Harleen

Associate Professor of Literature and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Expertise: Postcolonial Literature and Theory; Colonial Studies; South Asian Novel; Indian Film; Immigrant Literature; Women's and Gender Studies; South Asian Studies.

Szulkin, Robert

Professor Emeritus of Germanic and Slavic Languages

von Mering, Sabine

Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Director, Center for German and European Studies

Expertise: German as a Foreign Language; Jewish-German Dialogue; German Women Writers, German Cinema, Age of Goethe, German Drama, Fairy Tales, Climate Change and the Humanities

Wang, Pu

Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, Language and Culture

Expertise: Modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative frameworks; critical theory and translation studies; cultural Marxism; aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries; intellectual history of China; comparative poetics.

Wei, Jian

Lecturer in Chinese

Expertise: -Chinese Language -Computer-based and Internet-based teaching method -Teaching Chinese at beginning level and advanced level

Woolhiser, Curt F.

Lecturer in Russian