Rachel Seelig

Sessional Lecturer

Office Hours

Mon 1-3 pm, OH309

Classes 2018-19

GER150HS: Introduction to German Culture, Monday 3-5 pm


Since receiving her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2011, Rachel Seelig has held the Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto, the Mandel Fellowship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and appointments at the University of Michigan and Columbia University. She is the author of Strangers in Berlin: Modern Jewish Literature between East and West, 1919-1933 (University of Michigan Press, 2016) and the co-editor, with Amir Eshel, of The German-Hebrew Dialogue: Studies of Encounter and Exchange (De Gruyter, 2017). Rachel has also published essays that explore intersections among German-Jewish, Hebrew and Yiddish literatures in various journals, including Prooftexts, The Jewish Quarterly Review and Modern Language Notes.