CURRICULUM VITAE

Katherine Mary Faull

Comparative Humanities Program

Department of Foreign Language Programs

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA 17837

faull@bucknell.edu


Employment
2002-present         Professor of German and Humanities, Bucknell University

1993-2002   Associate Professor of German, Bucknell University
1987-1993   Assistant Professor of German, Bucknell University

Education
1983-1987   Princeton University, German Literature Ph.D. 1988
1982-1983   King's College, University of London M.A. 1983 (History of the German Novel)
1978-1982   King's College, University of London B.A. (Hons.) 1982  (German/Russian)

 

Publications, Papers and Grants

Books

Š      Masculinities, Senses, Spirit, ed. Katherine Faull, in Aperćus (2011) Bucknell University Press

Š      Translation and Culture, ed. Katherine M. Faull, Bucknell Review (47:1) Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2004

Š      Katherine Faull, Moravian Women's Memoirs: their Related Lives 1750-1820  (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1997)

Š      Anthropology and the German Enlightenment: Perspectives on Humanity, ed. Katherine M. Faull, Bucknell Review (38:2) Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1995

 

Articles/Chapters

Š      Faull, Katherine.  “Charting the Colonial Backcountry: Joseph Shippen’s Map of the Susquehanna River” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Vol. 136, No. 4 (October 2012): 461-465. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine. “Instructions for Body and Soul: Eighteenth Century Moravian Care of the Self”, The Hinge: International Theological Dialog for the Moravian Church 18:2 (Spring 2012): 3-28; responses 29-38. Print. http://issuu.com/moravianseminary/docs/hinge_18.2

Š      Faull, Katherine. "From Friedenshütten to Wyoming: Johannes Ettwein's Map of the Upper Susquehanna (1768) and an Account of His Journey." Journal of Moravian History. (2011): 82-96.  Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine, and Jeannette Norfleet. "The Married Choir Instructions (1785)." Journal of Moravian History. (2011): 69-110. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine M. “Temporal Men and the Eternal Bridegroom:  Moravian Masculinity in the 18th Century” in Masculinities, Senses, Spirit, ed. Katherine Faull, in Aperćus (2010) Bucknell University Press

Š      Faull, Katherine M. “You Are the Savior's Widow:" Religion/sexuality and Bereavement in the Eighteenth-Century Moravian Church." Journal of Moravian History. (2010): 89-115. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine M. “Speaking and Truth-Telling:  Parrhesia in the 18th century Moravian Church” in Self Community World, eds. Heikki Lempa and Paul Peucker (Lehigh University Press, 2010): pp. 204-230. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine. "Mapping a Mission: the Origins of Golkowsky's 1768 Map of Friedenshütten, Pennsylvania." Journal of Moravian History. (2009): 107-116. Print.  

Š      Faull, Katherine. "Girl Talk: the Role of the "speakings" in the Pastoral Care of the Older Girls' Choir." Journal of Moravian History. 6 (2009): 77-99. Print

Š      Goebel, Rolf J, Jane V. Curran, Christophe Fricker, and Katherine Faull. "The Role of Translation in German Studies, Responses." The German Quarterly. 81.4 (2008): 489. Print.

Š      “Das ‘Sprechen’ von Kindern:  Herrnhutische Seelsorge an den grossen Mädchen im 18. JahrhundertUnitas Fratrum 57/58 (2006):  183-196.

Š      “Christ’s other Self:  Gender, Religion, and the Body in the 18th Century Moravian Church” Covenant Quarterly (2004): 28-39.

Š      “The Life of Johann Georg Jungmann (1720-1808):  Faith and Providence in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World” in The Distinctiveness of Moravian Culture:  Essays and Documents in Moravian History in Honor of Vernon H. Nelson on his Seventieth Birthday, ed. Craig D. Atwood and Peter Vogt (Nazareth, Pa.: Moravian Historical Society, 2003), pp. 173-202.

Š      Essays on "Novalis," "Georg Büchner" and "Christa Wolf" in Encyclopedia of Literary Translation, ed. Olive Classe (London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000)

Š      Faull, Katherine M. "Relating Sisters' Lives: Moravian Women's Writings from 18th Century America." Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society. 31 (2000): 11-27. Print.

Š      "Self-Encounters: Two Eighteenth-Century African Memoirs from Moravian Bethlehem" in Crosscurrents: African-Americans, Africa and Germany in the Modern World, eds. C. Aisha Blackshire-Belay, Leroy Hopkins, and David MacBride (New York: Camden House, 1998), 29-52; reprinted in Michael J. Drexler and Ed White, Beyond Douglass:  New Perspectives on Early African-American Literature, Aperćus: Histories Texts Cultures. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2008 (selected as a Choice Outstanding Book for 2009)

Š      Immanuel Kant, "Physical Geography", trans. Katherine Faull, in Race and the Enlightenment: A Reader, ed. Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze, (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997), 58-64

Š      "Faith and Imagination: Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf's Anti-Enlightenment Philosophy of Self" in Anthropology and the German Enlightenment: Perspectives on Humanity, ed. Katherine M. Faull, Bucknell Review, 38:2 (1995): 23-56

Š      "Beyond Confrontation? The Early Schleiermacher and Feminist Moral Theory" New Atheneum/ Neues Athenaeum 4 (1994): 41-65

Š      "Captured by Indians: Mariane's Story" Humanities (Jan./Feb. 1994): 21-4 

Š      "Schleiermacher - A Feminist? Or How to Read Gender-Inflected Theology," in Schleiermacher and Feminism: Sources, Evaluations, and Responses, ed. Iain G. Nicol (Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992), pp. 13-32

Š      "The American Lebenslauf: Women's Autobiography from eighteenth-century Moravian Bethlehem, Pa" Yearbook of the Society for German-American Studies 27 (1992): 23-48

 

In Press

Š      “Schleiermacher and Transcendentalist Truth-Telling: Ethics, Gender and Speech in 19th century New England” in Schleiermacher’s Influence On American Thought And Religious Life (1835-1920), eds. Terrence Tice and Jeffrey Wilcox, (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock)

Š      “Performing Translation: The [Dangerous] Mobilities of Cultural Identity” in Early Modern Texts and Performance: Studies in Honor of Susan L. Fischer, ed. Barbara Mujica (Bucknell University Press)

Š      “The Experience of the World as the Experience of the Self:  Smooth Rocks in a River Archipelago” in Re-Imagining Nature: Environmental Humanities and Ecosemiotics. Ed. Alfred K. Siewers.  Aperćus series. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, forthcoming 2013.

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Under Review

Š             “Masculinity in the 18th Century Moravian Mission Field: Contact and Negotiation” Journal of Moravian History

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Book Reviews

Š      Faull, Katherine. “Pious Pursuits: German Moravians in the Atlantic World.” (review) Journal of Southern History; May 2010, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p. 417.

Š      Faull, Katherine M. "Jesus Is Female: Moravians and the Challenge of Radical Religion in Early America (review)." The Catholic Historical Review. 94.4 (2008): 854-855. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine M. "[review Of] Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. 130.1 (2006): 113-114. Print.

Š      Faull, Katherine. "German Theater Before 1750. Edited by Gerald Gillespie, Foreword by Martin Esslin. Pp. Xxix+244 (the German Library, 8). New York: Continuum, 1992. Hb. $29.50." Translation and Literature. 5 (1996): 237-241. Print.

 

 

Books In Progress

Š      Cultures at the Confluence: The Moravian Mission Diary at Shamokin Pennsylvania 1742-55, an edition and translation to appear in the Bucknell University Press series “Stories of the Susquehanna”

Š      Speaking of the Body: Physical Theology in the Eighteenth Century Moravian Church, edition and translation by Katherine Faull  to appear in the series Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies, Penn State University Press

Academic Awards, Fellowships and Grants

Š      2012 The Conservation Fund (with Alf Siewers), $25,000 for Susquehanna River research (student interns and faculty stipends)

Š      2011-12 John Ben Snow Foundation, (with Alf Siewers), $15,000 for Summer writers institute

Š      2009-11 National Endowment for the Humanities, Collaborative Research Grant, “Cultures at the Confluence,” $100,228

Š      2008  John Ben Snow Foundation, (with Alf Siewers), $16,000 Summer Writers Institute

Š      2008  Degenstein Foundation, (with Alf Siewers) $12,000 for summer interns

Š      2002-5        National Endowment for the Humanities, Collaborative Research Grant, $55,000

Š      2002  Life Member in residence, Clare Hall, Cambridge University

         2002  Visiting Scholar, Centre for Advanced Research in Theological Studies, School of Divinity, Cambridge University

Š      2002-3        Sabbatical funded at 75% salary, Bucknell University (returned)

Š      2001           Scholarly Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      2000           Curriculum Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      1998           Curriculum Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      1997           Scholarly Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      1996           Life Member in Residence, Clare Hall, Cambridge University

Š      1995           Summer Grant, Instructional Technology Initiative, Bucknell University

Š      1994-5                 Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge University

§  (Sabbatical funded at 75% salary, Bucknell University)

Š      1992-4        National Endowment for the Humanities, Translations Division, $50,000 grant

Š      1992           A.W. Mellon Stipend in Literary Theory, Bucknell University

Š      1991           Scholarly Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      1989           Scholarly Development Grant, Bucknell University

Š      1983-86      Princeton University, Graduate Fellowship

Š      1984           Princeton University, Summer Research Grant

Š      1983           British Council Scholarship at Humboldt University, East Berlin (deferred)

Š      1982           University of London Bithell Prize for Modern German Literature

Š      1982           Department of Education and Science Scholarship for postgraduate study

Š      1980           British Council Scholarship, Humboldt University, East Berlin

Š      1979           British Council Scholarship, Politechnicheskii institut, Leningrad

 

Peer reviewed conference papers

Š      “Intercultural communication and ethnic identity:  Pietism and the public/private” 4th International Pietism Congress, University of Halle, Germany, August 28-30, 2013.

Š       “Women, Migration and Mission,Envisioning the "Old World": Heinrich Melchior Mühlenberg and the Imperial Projects in Pennsylvania, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2012.

Š      Faull, Katherine and David DelTesta, Bucknell University, ‘Red River, Black River, the Susquehanna River too: Student-Faculty Collaborations in the Spatial Humanities at Bucknell’ GIS and Spatial Thinking in the Undergraduate Curriculum, November 17, 2012, Bucknell University.

Š      Faull, Katherine and Alf Siewers, “Stories of the Susquehanna: Digital Humanities, Spatial Thinking, and Telling the historia of the Environment.” NITLE Webinar October 9, 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm.  (http://www.nitle.org/live/events/145-stories-of-the-susquehanna-digital-humanities)

Š      Raum, Rasse, und Männlichkeit:  gender im Nordamerikanischen Herrnhuter Missionsfeld des 18. Jh.” Gender im Pietismus, Netzwerke und Geschlechterkonstruktionen, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Pietismusforschung der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg; in Verbindung mit den Franckeschen Stiftungen zu Halle, October 2011

Š       "Translating the Holocaust: the Ethics of Memoir" Holocaust writing and translation, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of London, February 24, 2011.

Š      “The Experience of the World as the Experience of the Self: The Environmental Subject of Moravian Pietism” Moravian Conference on History and Music, Bethlehem, PA, October 15, 2010.

Š      “Why Translation?” on panel “The Disciplinary Challenges of Translation Studies”, Modern Language Association Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2009

Š      “Truth-telling, ethnicity, and identity: Germans and Indians on the Susquehanna”, German Studies Association Meeting, San Diego, CA October 4-7, 2007.

Š      “’You are the Saviour’s Widow:’ Religion, Sexuality and Bereavement in the 18th Century Moravian Church” The Widow, July 7-9, 2007, University of Swansea, Wales, UK

Š      “Europeans and the Susquehanna: A Vision of Nature” From the Branches to the Confluence: The Upper Susquehanna River Basin and its Communities, September 23, 2006, Bucknell University

Š  “Imagining and Learning: Utopian Visions in Early Moravian Communities” Self, Community, World:  Liberal Arts and Moravian Education, April 21-23, 2006, at Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

Š      Male Wombs: The Mutable Gender of the Moravian Christ” American Historical Association/ American Society for Church History, January 6-8, 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Š      “Temporal Men and the Eternal Bridegroom:  Moravian Masculinity in the 18th Century” 28 September-1 October 2005, German Studies Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Š      "Christ's Other Self: Body, Gender and Religion in 18th Century Moravian Thought," American Society for Church History, 1-3 April 2004, Harrisburg PA

Š      “Die Jugend spricht:  Die Rolle der Kommunikation in der Seelsorge der Brüdergemeine im 18. Jahrhundert:  Fachtagung:  Ergebnisse Historischer Kindheitsforschung, Leucorea, Wittenberg, Germany, 8-9 November, 2002

Š       Bekehrung und Begnadigung:  die Seelsorge der „großen Mädgen“ in der amerikanischen Herrnhuter Kirche im 18. Jahrhundert  Internationaler Kongreß für Pietismusforschung, Halle, Germany, August 28-Sept. 1, 2001

Š      "Cultural Encounters of Moravian and Native American Women in the 18th Century" "Deutsche und Indianer--Indianer und Deutsche: Cultural Encounters in Three Centuries, Dartmouth College, May 13-16, 1999

Š      "'Eine fruchtbare Rebe dem Weinstock seyn': Die Frauenseelsorge der Chorarbeiterinnen im 18. Jahrhundert" Schwestern unter Brüdern. Die Stellung der Frau in der Brüdergemeine Unitäts-Archiv, Herrnhut, Germany, June 11-14, 1998

Š      "Self-Encounters: German and African Autobiography in Colonial America" Crosscurrents: African-Americans, Africa and Germany in the Modern World, an International Symposium co-sponsored by the Max Kade Institute, The State University of Pennsylvania and Center for African American and African Studies, October 1-2, 1994

Š      "Living with the Eternal Bridegroom: Gender and Religion in Eighteenth Century Moravian Bethlehem" 18th Annual Symposium of the Society for German-American Studies, Penn State University, April 13-17, 1994

Š      "Women's Memoirs and the Communal Experience" 3rd International Communal Studies Association meeting at New Harmony, Indiana, October 14-17, 1993

Š      "Comparing World Views: Eighteenth-Century Rural Germans and Americans." Paper presented to Sixteenth Annual Symposium of the Society for German-American Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, April 30-May 3, 1992.

Š      "The Gender of Art or, What did Novalis see in Sophie?" Paper presented to American Association of Teachers of German, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 23-25, 1991.

Š      "Schleiermacher and Feminist Ethics" Paper presented to International Schleiermacher Symposium, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, June 1991.

Š      "German Narratives, American Lives: Women's Writing from Eighteenth-Century Moravian Bethlehem" Paper presented to Fifteenth Annual Symposium of the Society for German-American Studies, Washington D.C., April 25-27, 1991.

Š      Organizer of "Writing on the Wall: Feminist Perspectives on German Unification", Women in German sponsored session, Modern Language Association meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 1991.

Š      Respondent to Robert Perkins, "Schleiermacher, Kierkegaard, and Schlegel's Lucinde" at American Academy of Religion, Southeastern Division Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Ga, March 15-17, 1991.

Š      Respondent to panel on "Social Issues" at "Transformations in Eastern Europe," an interdisciplinary conference co-sponsored by the Central Susquehanna Consortium and the Institute for European Studies, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, March 1-2, 1991.

Š      Co-organizer of conference "Transformations in Eastern Europe," co-sponsored by the Central Susquehanna Consortium and the Institute for European Studies, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, March 1-2, 1991

Š      "Entering the Single Sisters' House: Women in Moravian Bethlehem, PA" Paper presented on Panel "Opening Closed Communities: Documenting Cultural Diversity in Pennsylvania." American Association of State and Local History, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., September 7-9, 1990.

 

Invited Talks

Š      "Moravians and Native Americans", Jeanette Barres Zug Lecture, Historic Bethlehem Rededication of Nain House, September 15, 2012.

Š      “Conversations at the Confluence: Negotiators, Moravians, and Native Americans” Danville Iron Heritage Festival, July 21, 2012.

Š      “Instructions for Body and Soul: Moravian Pastoral Care in the 18th Century” 2011 Moses Lectures, Moravian Seminary, October 13, 2011.

Š      “Instructions for 18th-Century Moravian Women" Lecture, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, July 12, 2011.

Š      “The Influence of Moravian Traditions on Grider's Major Subjects:” lecture as part of a series of lectures the Arkell Museum, Canojaharie, NY in conjunction with the exhibition “Drawn to the Same Place: Fritz Vogt and Rufus Grider 1885-90”, May 9, 2011.

Š      “Eighteenth Century Moravian Mapping and Twenty-First Century Technology” Lecture at Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, October 27, 2009.

Š       “Topographies of Contact” Lecture as part of Cultures at the Confluence Focus Year (2008-9) Bucknell University, February 26, 2009.

Š       Friedenshütten: The Jewel of the Susquehanna” Annual Meeting of the Wyalusing Community Corporation, May 10th. 2007

Š       “Temporal Men and the Eternal Bridegroom:  Moravian Masculinity in the Eighteenth Century” Invited Speaker, Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, History, German Honors Society, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, October 18, 2005

Š       “Entering the Single Sisters House:  The Lives of 18th century Moravian Women” Keynote Speaker, Wachovia Historical Society, Winston-Salem, NC, October 18, 2005

Š       “Genius in Translation: Julia Kristeva’s Desire in Language and her Love of the Foreign” Bucknell University, Humanities Institute, Sept. 13, 2005

Š       “The Course of Autobiography: Teaching a Hermeneutics of Life Writing” Moravian College, March 29, 2005

Š       “Moravian Marriage” Invited Speaker, Friends Day, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA, April 27, 2003

Š       “Christ’s Other Self: Gender, the Body and Religion in the 18th Century Moravian Church” Seminar on Gender and Religion, School of Divinity, Cambridge University, March 10, 2003

Š       “Schleiermacher, Faith and Gender” Methods, Sources and Norms Seminar, School of Divinity, Cambridge University, February 24, 2003

Š      "Celebrating the Sisters: the Lives of Moravian Women in Eighteenth Century Bethlehem," Keynote Speaker, Historic Bethlehem Inc, September 2000

Š      "Personal Conversion and Individual Redemption: The Spiritual Care of Young Women at Linden Hall, Lititz, Pennsylvania" Talk for the Annual Meeting of the Lutheran Historical Society and Moravian Historical Society in Lititz, Pa, April 29, 2000

Š      "Relating Sisters' Lives: Moravian Women's Writings from Eighteenth Century America" Moravian Historical Society, Vespers, October 7, 1999

Š      "Zinzendorf and Pluralism" Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, Pa, April 27, 1995

Š      "Identifying Stories: Race, Gender and the Autobiographical Act" Clare Hall, Cambridge University, November 28, 1994

Š      "Moravian Memoirs" Keynote Speaker, Archives of the Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA, April 24, 1994

Š      "Living History/Writing Her Story: Memoirs from 18th Century Moravian Bethlehem" Bloomsburg University, March 7, 1994

Š      "Conversations with my Friend: Lives of Faith in Eighteenth-Century Pennsylvania." Keynote address to Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society, Winchester, VA, April 11, 1992.

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Administrative Experience

 

Š      Co-Chair, Middle States Steering Committee, Bucknell University, 2011-14.

Š      Academic Coordinator, Residential Colleges, Bucknell University, 2010-13

Š      Senior Fellow, Languages and Cultures Residential College, 2012-13

Š      Faculty Representative, Budget Review Task Force, Bucknell University, 2010-11 (team awarded Maxwell Award for excellence in Administration)

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Š      Chair, Department of Foreign Language Programs (2005-2009)

o   Initiated strategic planning in department; wrote proposal to Curriculum Committee of College and Arts and Sciences for a Languages and Cultures requirement; initiated and wrote a proposal to DoE for Title VI grant to “Internationalize Pre-professional Programs at Bucknell”; conducted 8 reviews of non-tenured faculty; conducted three reviews of tenured faculty; conducted one promotion review; started Arabic language program; successfully initiated Arabic Fulbright FLTA position; mediated personnel issues in language program; oversaw budget; hired numerous tenure track and temporary faculty.

Š      Elected Faculty Representative, University Committee on Planning and Budget 2008-9

Š       “Bucknell in London” Committee (2006-2010)

o   Participant in restructuring of program; initiated outreach to University of London colleges for study opportunities for students;

Š      Director, Program in Comparative Humanities (2001-6); (2012-14)

o   Hiring committee for Johnson Chair in Comparative Humanities; course schedule; wrote guidelines for review and tenure; represented program at admissions day, parents day, orientation day events; advised 5 Honors and departmental theses;

Š      Acting Director, Program in Women’s and Gender Studies (2004-5)

Organized and led strategic planning workshop in May 2005; convened regular meetings with Steering Committee to approve courses for the majors, organize on-campus speakers

Š      Advisory Board, Women’s and Gender Studies, Bucknell University, 2000-2006

o   Participated in reviews of untenured faculty; revised major and minor requirements; revised review procedures; consulted on programming and co-sponsorship of speakers and campus events; represented WGS program at Parents Weekend, Admissions Day, Orientation events; oversaw budget;

 

Š      Acting Chair, Classics Department (Fall 2003)

o   Hired visiting assistant professor of Classics for Spring 2004; mentored two new untenured faculty hires; planned curriculum;

Š      Director, German Studies Program, Bucknell University, 1991-6, 1999-2001

o   Responsible for course schedule; advising of majors and minors; advising of German club;  Admissions Day, Orientation sessions, Parents weekend

Š      Committee on Complementary Activities (semester replacement) 2001

Š      Committee on Faculty and Academic Personnel (1991-3):

o    subcommittee on feasibility of phased retirement scheme (subsequently adopted); annual calculation of salary and merit increments;

Š      Campus Representative to Fulbright Commission (1990-3)

Š      Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences (1988-1991)

Š      Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure (1988-1991)

Academic Leadership

 

Co-founder of Humanities Institute, Bucknell University, 1992

Co-Director, Humanities Institute, “Moving Meanings:  Studies in Translation”

Keynote Speaker, Julie Kristeva (Paris), 2005-6

Director, Humanities Institute, “Translation and Culture”

Keynote Speaker Lawrence Venuti, Temple University, Spring 2002

Director, Humanities Institute, "Telling Stories: Narrative Strategies in the Humanities"

Keynote speaker, Professor Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University, 1993-4:

Organizer, NEH summer seminar at Bucknell University,

“Introduction to Translation Studies” Summer 2004

Organizer, NEH summer seminar, Bucknell University, “Integrating Islam into the Core Humanities Courses” Summer 2007

Founder and first Senior Fellow, Languages and Cultures Residential College, Fall 2008

Organizer, Summer Susquehanna River Writers Workshop, funded through a grant from the John Ben Snow Trust, Summer 2009 (with Alf Siewers)

Co-organizer with Alf Siewers,”Cultures at the Confluence Focus Year” 2008-9 (team awarded Maxwell Prize for Excellence in Administration)

 

Community Leadership and Service

Member, Board of Directors, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem , PA (2010-)

Member, Board of Directors, Northumberland County Historical Society, Sunbury Pa (2010-)

Advisor, Susquehanna Greenway. Lewisburg, PA. 2008-

Advisor, Eastern Delaware Nations, Wyalusing, PA, 2007-

Advisor and historical consultant, Friends of John Smith Trail, Annapolis, Maryland, 2008-

Consultant, Chesapeake Conservancy (2009-)

 

Teaching Interests

Environmental Humanities; Autobiography; Native American Studies; Literary and Cultural Theory; Translation Studies; Religion and Gender; Race and Gender Studies; German Literature since 1750; German Intellectual History; Western Humanities

 

Teaching Experience
German
Studies

Introductory First year German (with multimedia technology); Intermediate German ; Advanced Composition and Conversation; Business German; Jenseits der Mauer: DDR Kultur und Literatur 1949-1999; Study of German Literary Forms; The Short Story; Comparative German Cultures; Drittes Reich und Exilliteratur; Art and the Psyche: German Literature of Modernism; Literature of the GDR; Concept of Genius in German Literature 1750-1945; Die Wende--DDR Herbst 1989 ; Gender and Autobiography in German Literature: 1750-1992; Enlightenment and Romantic German Literature

General Education Courses

Freshman Seminar: "Living in Community: Experiments in Social Organization"

Freshman Seminar: “Epics and Ethics”

Freshman Seminar: “How we do things with words”

IP Course (with Alf Siewers): “Susquehanna Country”

Capstone Experience: "Gender and Autobiography"

Capstone Experience: “Introduction to Translation Studies”

 

Comparative Humanities Program

Myth, Reason, Faith                (Western Humanities from Homer to Medieval Period)

Art, Nature, Knowledge (Western Humanities from Renaissance to 19th Century)

Nihilism, Modernism, Uncertainty      (Western Humanities from Nietzsche to Post-Colonialism)

Studies in Autobiography          Advanced seminar for majors (also Women’s and Gender Studies)

Introduction to Translation Studies     Advanced seminar for majors

History of Sexuality                 Advanced seminar for majors (also Women’s and Gender Studies

Women, Gender, Enlightenment         Advanced seminar for majors in Comparative Humanities and Women’s and Gender Studies

Nature and the Enlightenment   Advanced seminar on European, Colonial American and Native perspectives on nature in the region of the Susquehanna River

Archival Experience

 

June 2005    Special Collections, University of Bristol Library

June 2005    Gemeindearchiv, Niesky, Germany

Dec. 1992   Archives of the British Province of the Moravian Church, London

April 1990   Archiv der Brüder-Unität, Herrnhut, Germany

January 1990        Schleiermacher papers in archives of the Academy of Sciences, Berlin

Dec. 1989   Manuscript room in British Library, London

July 1989-   Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

July 1984    National Literature Archives, Marbach, West Germany

 

 

Editorial and Other Professional Experience

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Moravian History

Managing Editor, Philosophia Africana (2008-)

         Editorial Board, Bucknell University Press (1991-1999, 2006-9)

Editorial Board, Talking About Teaching  (1987-1992)

         Book Reviewer, German Quarterly, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Catholic Historical Review, Literature and Translation, Journal of the History of Sexuality

         Reader, Journal of the History of Sexuality

         Reader, German Quarterly

         Editorial Advisory Board, Philosophia Africana (1998-2008)

         Outside evaluator, NEH Translations (Collaborative Research) division

         Reader, PMLA (1992- )

         Reader, Communal Societies (1995-)

         Reader, Bucknell University Press (1989- )

         Technical Translator (German) for Mobil Corporation (1984)

Translator (German and Russian) for Yorkshire Television, UK (1983)

Interpreter (French, German, Greek) in Olympia, Greece (1981)

Co-Producer and Presenter of Children's Radio Show “Calico Pie,”

          BBC Radio Bristol (1971-1976)

Co-Presenter of Children's TV Series "Why Don't You...."

          BBC TV (1974)

 

Languages

German: native fluency

English: native fluency

Russian: excellent reading and good oral ability

French: very good speaking and reading ability

Latin: reading knowledge

Ancient Greek: reading knowledge

Modern Greek: Basic

Arabic: Basic

 

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