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					                                       AMY EMM
                         Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
                                       The Citadel
                                    171 Moultrie Street
                                   Charleston, SC 29409
                                  amy.emm@citadel.edu
EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Washington; Germanics, March 2009

       Dissertation: “Drastic Drama and Impish Subjectivity in the Plays of Zacharias Werner
       and Heinrich von Kleist.” Advisor: Jane K. Brown.

M.A., University of Washington; Germanics, March 2003

B.A., Cornell University; with Distinction in All Subjects, May 1999

Study Abroad:

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2003-04.
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 1999-2000.

Awards:

Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship; University of Washington, for use in 2008-09
      (Note: I declined this fellowship because I was hired by The Citadel.)

Top Scholar Award; The Graduate School, University of Washington, 2004-05

Max Kade Fellowship; Department of Germanics, University of Washington, 2001-02

PUBLICATIONS

“Dissecting Opposition: The Romantic Dialectic on its Last Legs in Zacharias Werner and
Heinrich von Kleist.” Dismemberment in Drama / Dismemberment of Drama. Ed. Lance
Norman. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2008. 10-26.

“Werner, Zacharias.” The Literary Encyclopedia. Ed. Robert Clark, Emory Elliott and Janet
Todd. 21 June 2005. <http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5935>.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

“The Dimensions of Subjectivity in Schiller’s Die Braut von Messina.” German Studies
Association 33rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2009.
“The Curse of the Unconscious: Zacharias Werner’s Der vierundzwanzigste Februar.”
Philological Association of the Carolinas 33rd Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC, March 2009.
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“More Than One Way to Skin a Greek: Kleist’s Penthesilea.” Women in German 33rd Annual
Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2008.

“Misbuilt: Heinrich von Kleist’s Camera Obscura and the Correction of Form.” German Studies
Association 32nd Annual Conference, St. Paul, MN, October 2008.

“Goethe Gothic: Horror Motifs in the Wilhelm Meister Novels.” Kentucky Foreign Language
Conference, University of Kentucky, April 2008.

“The Power to Deflower: Warrior Queens in Early 19th Century Drama.” Pacific Ancient and
Modern Language Association One-Hundred-Fifth Annual Conference, Western Washington
University, 2007.

“Dissecting Opposition: The Romantic Dialectic on its Last Legs in Zacharias Werner and
Heinrich von Kleist.” Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago,
2006.

“Perversity in German Romantic Drama.” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative
Literature Association, Princeton University, 2006.

“The Dead Body Erotic: A Resurrection of Zacharias Werner’s ‘Märchen von der todten Braut’.”
The 11th Annual German Studies Conference for Graduate Students, University of Virginia,
2004.

EMPLOYMENT

Visiting Assistant Professor of German; The Citadel, Department of Modern Languages
Literatures and Cultures, 2008-Present

Adjunct Instructor; College of Charleston, Department of German and Slavic Studies, 2007-08

Teaching Assistant/Associate; University of Washington, Department of Germanics, 2002-2007

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

18th and 19th Century German Literature, Romantic Drama, Comparative Literature

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Literature and Culture Courses

In German:
304: “Performing a German Play,” University of Washington, 2007
307: “Seeing, Hearing, Speaking of the Holocaust,” University of Washington, 2006
423: Weird Science: Science and Technology in 19th Century German Literature
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In English:
295: “German-Jewish Authors,” University of Washington, 2004
       -Grader for Prof. Richard Block
390: “The Abyss of History: Representing the Holocaust,” University of Washington, 2006
       -Discussion Section Leader and grader for Prof. Richard Block
390: “Freud and the Literary Unconscious,” University of Washington, 2004
       -Discussion Section Leader and grader for Prof. Richard T. Gray
390: “Faust and the Devil in Literature and Music,” University of Washington, 2002
       -Discussion leader and grader for Prof. Jane K. Brown
       -Returned as guest teacher in 2003 and in 2005

Comparative Literature Courses

200: “Introduction to Comparative Literature,” College of Charleston, 2008
300: “Introduction to Literature,” University of Washington, 2007
       -Taught units and graded for Prof. Jane K. Brown

Language Courses

German:
100: Accelerated First Year German, University of Washington, 2002, 2003
101: Elementary German I, The Citadel, 2008
101C: Elementary German Conversation Supplement, College of Charleston, 2007-08
102C: Elementary German II, The Citadel, 2008
102C: Elementary German Conversation Supplement, College of Charleston, 2007-08
103: Third Quarter Beginning German, University of Washington, 2002
111: Accelerated Beginning German, University of Washington, 2002
121: Beginning German for Reading Knowledge, University of Washington, 2007
200: Accelerated Second Year German, University of Washington, 2006
201: Intermediate German I, The Citadel, 2008-09
201C: Intermediate German Conversation Supplement, College of Charleston, 2007-08
202C: Intermediate German Conversation Supplement, College of Charleston, 2007-08
301: Advanced German Conversation, The Citadel, 2008-09

English:
Advanced English through Debate: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2003-04
Advanced English Composition: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2003-04

PROGRAM COORDINATION AND CURRICULUM DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Lead Teaching Assistant: Department of Germanics, University of Washington, 2005-06
      -Coordination of web-enhanced and traditional 100-level German language courses
      -Launch of the online program designed in 2004-05
      -Training of new Teaching Assistants and subsequent Lead Teaching Assistant
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Research Assistant: Department of Germanics, University of Washington, 2004-05
       -Development and design of web-enhanced courses for beginning German under the
       Web-Enhanced Foreign Language Instruction Project

LANGUAGES

German: fluent
French: reading knowledge

SERVICE AT THE CITADEL

Delta Phi Alpha German Honorary Society Co-Advisor, 2009
German Club Advisor, 2009
Modern Languages Student Council Co-Advisor, 2009

SERVICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2006-07
Graduate Student Conference Committee, 2004-05
Graduate Student Representative, 2002-03
Graduate and Professional Student Senate, 2001-02

MEMBERSHIPS

American Association of Teachers of German
Delta Phi Alpha: National German Honor Society
German Studies Association
Modern Language Association
Women in German

				
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