German majors and minors are urged to participate in a program of study abroad approved by Bucknell's German studies program. These include programs in Hamburg, Berlin, or Munich that are administered through other universities or the Institute for International Education of Students.
Bastian Heinsohn, Assistant Professor of German
Ph.D. University of California - Davis
Teaches German language and culture courses, including cinema, history, and contemporary German culture. Interests also include world cinema, street art, urban spaces, postwar architecture in East and West Germany, photography, music, and critical theory. Recent publications on East German cinema in the 1950s and on Berlin literature after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Helen G. Morris-Keitel, Associate Professor of German Studies
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
Interests include the relationship between gender, class, and national identity in the 19th century, fictional representations of science and technology, contemporary juvenile literature, language for special purposes such as Business German, and foreign language pedagogy including instructional technology.
Peter Morris-Keitel, Professor of German Studies
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
Teaches and publishes on many aspects of 19th- and 20th-century history with a special emphasis on sociological and ecological thought.
Peter Morris-Keitel, Co-editor of the series Nature, Literature, Ecology
Bastian Heinsohn, "21 June And 30 August 1957: Jonas and Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser Link Urban Reconstruction to National Cinema in Both West and East" in: A New History of German Cinema, eds. Michael Richardson and Jennifer Kapczynski. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. 365-371.
Bastian Heinsohn, "Protesting against the New Berlin: The Local as Counterspace in Recent Berlin Literature," Spatial Turns: Space, Place, and Mobility in German Literature and Visual Culture, eds. J. Fisher & B. Mennel, Rodopi, 2008.
Bastian Heinsohn, "Gerhard Klein's Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (1957): The Role of the Urban Setting in East Germany's Quest for a New Identity," German and Scandinavian Studies in Context, eds. F. Feiereisen & K. Frackman, Newcastle, 2007.
Helen Morris-Keitel, "Der wissende Mensch - Das Bildungskonzept Bertha von Suttners." Sinn und Form 3 (2007).
Helen Morris-Keitel, Identity in Transition: The Images of Working-Class Women in Social Prose of the Vormärz (1840-1848). North American Studies in Nineteenth-Century German Literature, ed. Jeffrey L. Sammons. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1995.
Peter Morris-Keitel, Noch ist Deutschland nicht verloren. Ökologische Wunsch- und
Warnschriften seit dem späten 18. Jahrhundert. (ed. w/J. Hermand) Berlin: Weidler, 2006.
Peter Morris-Keitel, Ökologie und Literatur. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. 215 pp. (ed. with M. Niedermeier)
Achtung Kamera: Introduction to German Film Studies
Advanced German Composition
Advanced Seminar in Selected Cultural Topics
Advanced Seminar in Selected Literary Topics
Antifascism in 20th-century German Culture
Beyond the Wall: GDR and Post-Unification Culture
The Bourgeois Era: 19th-century Germany
Building Proficiency in German
The Cold War in Germany
Communicating in Context
Dancing on the Volcano
Doing Business in Germany
Enlightenment and Early Romantic Literature 1750-1815
Everyday Life in Germany: Elementary Level II
Exploring Your World: Elementary Level I
German Conversation and Composition
The German Economic System
German for Engineers and Natural Scientists
German for Reading Knowledge
Independent Projects in German Studies
Intensive Elementary German
Intermediate German Parts A and B
Introduction to German Literature
Leitmotifs in 19th-century German Culture
Modern German Culture
Reading German Literature
Reflections of Science and Technology in German Culture
Strategies in Speaking German
Topics in German Studies
Weimar Republic to the Present-day Literature 1918 - Present
Number of full-time faculty: 3
Average number of majors per class year: 6