Jennifer Watson

Jennifer Watson

Associate Professor

Office: NWQ 5472
Phone: 414-229-5891
e-mail: jwatson@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF 70kb

Degree(s):

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

Teaching Interests:

German and Swedish language; German and Scandinavian literature and culture.

Courses Taught:

FLL 192: Freshman Seminar: Taking a Bite out of Vampires - Syllabus (pdf 31kb)
German 115: Scandinavian Culture: Murder Under the Midnight Sun - Syllabus (pdf 18kb)
German 334: Introduction to German Literature - Syllabus (pdf 29kb)
German 460: German Literature from 1965-present - Syllabus (pdf 28kb)

Research Interests:

German-Scandinavian literary relations at the turn-of-the-century; Selma Lagerlöf; Bertolt Brecht; Arthur Schnitzler.

Other Relevant Activities:

German Program Coordinator; Scandinavian Certificate Program Coordinator; Odyssey Project instructor; German Day Coordinator; Delta Phi Alpha Coordinator; Overseas Programs Committee faculty advisor.

Selected Publications:

“Introduction.” Short Novels by Selma Lagerlöf. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, upcoming.

German Milwaukee. Chicago, IL: Arcadia Press, 2009.

“Selma Lagerlöf and Franz Kafka.” International Kafka Society Journal. 2006.

Selma Lagerlöf och Tyskland. Sweden: Lagerlöf Society. 2002.