2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
by subject...

Amir Eshel (Professor)

Amir Eshel (650) 723-0413
Personal bio
Amir Eshel is Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature, Chair of Graduate Studies, German Studies; and, since 2005 the Director of The Europe Center at Stanford Universityâ??s Freeman Sopgli Institute for International Studies. His research focuses on the contemporary novel, twentieth century German culture, German-Jewish history and culture, and modern Hebrew literature. He is interested in the literary and cultural imagination as it addresses modernityâ??s traumatic past for its contemporary philosophical, political and ethical implications. Currently, Amir Eshel working on a new project that examines poetry, prose and narratives across media as they raise ethical dilemmas. At Stanford, he has taught courses on memory and history, modern poetry, narrative and ethics, German Romanticism, postwar German literature and culture, the contemporary novel, German Jewish literature, and the modern Hebrew novel.

Currently teaching
COMPLIT 154B: Poetic Thinking Across Media (Winter)
COMPLIT 222A: German Literature 3: Myth and Modernity (Spring)
COMPLIT 331: The Contemporary (Spring)
COMPLIT 354B: Poetic Thinking Across Media (Winter)
DLCL 225: Digital Humanities (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
GERMAN 131: What is German Literature? (Winter)
GERMAN 154: Poetic Thinking Across Media (Winter)
GERMAN 222: German Literature 3: Myth and Modernity (Spring)
GERMAN 322: German Literature 3: Myth and Modernity (Spring)
GERMAN 354: Poetic Thinking Across Media (Winter)
JEWISHST 144B: Poetic Thinking Across Media (Winter)
© Stanford University | Terms of Use | Copyright Complaints