German Language and Literatures
Contact
Department Chair:
Steve Huff

Administrative Assistant:
Polly Bratton

Department Email:


Phone: 440 7758650
Fax: 440 7756355

Location:
Peters Hall 222
50 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Steven Huff

Steven Huff

Professor of German, Acting Chair 2013-2014

Contact Information

E-mail:


Office:
Peters Hall 216
(440) 775-8658

Personal Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Tuesday 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. And by appointment

Steven Huff

Professor Steven Huff

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Arizona State University, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Arizona State University, 1982
  • Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1984
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University,1987


Areas of Special Interest

Baroque, Goethezeit, Romanticism, and the interrelations of music and literature

 

Published Works

 

Heinrich von Kleist's Poetics of Passivity. Rochester: Camden House, 2009

 Steve book

 

 

"Es ist seit Rahel uns erlaubt, Gedanken zu haben."  Essays in Honor of Heidi Thomann Tewarson. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2012

 

Articles on Kleist, Goethe, the German opera libretto, Baroque drama, and Czech resistance literature

 

 


Representative Courses

  • Introductory and Intermediate German
  • Survey of German Literature from Enlightenment to Romanticism 
  • The German Opera Libretto -Goethe, Mozart and Weimar Court Theater 
  • Schubert Lieder (with David Breitman in the Conservatory) 
  • Kleist 
  • Aspects of Drama 
  • Contemporary German Poetry 
  • Romanticism

 

Contact information
216 Peters Hall
440-775-8658
steve.huff@oberlin.edu