Author Archives: Helena Juenger

Making Connections at b2B Workshops

b2B Career Panel

The Department Germanic Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program. Throughout the year, you will be invited to attend various b2B events such as networking events with alumni from the Department of Germanic Language and Literature, sit-down meals hosted by German alumni, Career Centre workshops and the U of T Next Steps Conference... Read More »

(En)Gendering Precarity: Maria Speth Film Retrospective. April 8 – 23

Maria Speth

Employing the realist aesthetics associated with the 'Berlin School,’ this German director explores wome and girls at the social margins. Post-screening discussions facilitated by Professor Angelica Fenner, with Maria Speth in attendance for the closing film DAUGHTERS (Töchter). Free and open to the public. Read More »

Alexandra Hoffman

Lecturer Contact info Office University of Toronto Odette Hall 326 50 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Phone 416-926-2327 Fax: 416-926-2329 Secretary: 416-926-2324 Office Hours Wed 1-2 pm, Fri 12-1pm & 2-3pm and by appointment Classes 2018-2019 GER 361H-F Yiddish Literature in Translation - Thursday 2-4 GER 462 H-S Advanced Yiddish - Wednesday 12-1, Friday 10-12 GER1051Y Yiddish for German Speakers - Friday 12-2 (FALL) GER1051Y Yiddish for German Speakers -Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2-3 (WINTER) Background Sasha received a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan in 2012, with a dissertation focused on humorous representations of oppression within the writing of four classical Yiddish and Harlem Renaissance writers: Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Sholem Aleykhem, and Modkhe Spector. Among other things, Sasha is a student and a teacher of Yiddish language and culture, with a particular interest in leftist and women's writing.   Read More »

Martina Kumanatasan

Sessional Lecturer Contact info Office Hours Mon 5-6 pm, TF 101 & by appointment Classes 2017-18 GER 300HS Intermediate German (L5101)     Read More »