Dr. Marlo Burks

Contact info


Course Instructor

University of Toronto
Odette Hall 312
50 St. Joseph Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3L5

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 9am-10am, Odette Hall room 312

Classes 2018-2019

Advanced German GER400HF Monday and Wednesday at 10-12


Dr. Marlo Alexandra Burks recently completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. She defended her PhD in German Literature, Culture, & Theory at the University of Toronto in September 2016 and is currently working on revisions to her first monograph, Troubling Art: The Aesthetic Encounter in Hofmannsthal and European Modernism. Her work has also appeared in Monatshefte, Comparative Literature Studies, The Germanic Review, and Seminar. As a translator, she has published Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s Writings On Art. Schriften zur Kunst for the series German Texts in English Translation (München: Iudicium Verlag, 2017) and “On Right and Left in Pictures” by Heinrich Wölfflin (in Grey Room). She enjoys teaching in the fields of literature, theory, and language.