Personal Office Hours:
M/F 2:30 - 3:30p.m.
And by appointment
Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Jennifer Ham
- Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1990
- Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1985
- Bachelor of Arts, Moravian College, 1978
Areas of Special Interest:
19th and 20th century German literature, Nietzsche, German theater, Naturalism, Expressionism, animal studies, cinema and educational theory.
Jennifer Ham teaches a variety of courses on 19th and 20th century German literature and culture as well as all levels of German language. She has presented and published on topics, such as, turn-of-the-century schooling in Germany, Frank Wedekind, animal studies, Nietzsche and femininity, cabaret and language pedagogy and is the author and co-editor of two books, Elastizität: The Poetics of Space, Character and Movement in Frank Wedekind’s Theater and Animal Acts: Configuring the Human in Western History. She is currently co-editing a forthcoming volume, The Origins of ‘Bildung’ and the Future of the Humanities and is designing a senior seminar on the interdisciplinary subject of Emotionsgeschichte entitled “Love and War: Narrating Emotion from the Romantic to the Real,” which will be offered this spring.
- Introductory and Intermediate German
- Advanced Conversation and Composition
- Survey of German Literature from 1800 to Present
- German Drama: Acts of Passion and Rebellion
- The German Novelle
- German Cinema
- Literary Eras: Emerging Modernism