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Graduate Studies

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts

The program offers comprehensive programs in German language, literature, culture, philosophy, theory, media studies, and film that span all periods from the Middle Ages to the present. The program’s distinguished faculty members conduct research in areas as diverse as literary history and analysis, gender studies, critical theory, film studies, intellectual history, and linguistics. Students pursuing this degree are encouraged to combine the Ph.D. program in German with interdisciplinary designated emphases in critical theory, classics, feminist research, and second language acquisition. The rigorous yet flexible M.A. and Ph.D. programs offer in-depth specialization in theoretical and historical problems pertaining to German literature and thought, as well as a track designed for those interested primarily in linguistics.

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