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Astrid M Weigert

Title

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department

Department of German
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-6051

Alt. phone

202-687-5623

Fax

202-687-7568

Location

469 ICC

Bio

Astrid Weigert joined the Department as a faculty member in the fall of 1999.

Research interests include:

gender and genre in 18th and 19th century German literature, in particular in Romanticism (Dorothea Schlegel) and Naturalism (Elsa Bernstein, pseud. Ernst Rosmer;

women translators in the 18th and 19th centuries;

curriculum and course development (including assessment) with an emphasis on the advanced learner and German business culture.

From 2004-2014, Astrid Weigert was the Book Review Editor for "The German Quarterly."

In January 2014, Astrid Weigert was awarded the College Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

From 2004-2014, Astrid Weigert was the Book Review Editor for "The German Quarterly."

As of Fall 2014, Astrid Weigert is the Chair of the German for Professional Purposes Committee of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

CV

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Education

  • Ph.D. (1999) Georgetown University, German

Languages

  • French (speak, read)
  • German (speak, read, write)
  • Spanish (speak, read, write)