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Nicola Vöhringer

Visiting Assistant Professor of German and History Contact info nicola.vohringer@utoronto.ca Office University of Toronto Odette Hall 303 50 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Fax: 416-926-2329 Administration: 416-926-2324 Office Hours Tue 3-5 pm Classes 2018-2019 GER205 Introduction to German Literature I - Tuesday 1-3, Thursday 1-2 HIS389 Topics in History: Media in the Middle Ages Background Nicola Vöhringer studied Modern German Literature, Medieval German Studies, and Religious Studies at the University of Tübingen and the University of Strasbourg, and received her MA from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She completed her doctoral work at the University of Toronto in 2017 with a dissertation on the role of sound and acoustic perception in late medieval devotional culture and mysticism. Focusing on the sensory participation of lay audiences in the medieval mass and the reception of mystical writings in a female monastic context, her research explores questions of premodern medialities, devotional practices, medieval textual aesthetics, and concepts and practices of space and place. Nicola Vöhringer has taught courses on German language, literature, and culture at the University of Toronto (2009 - 2015), and the National Tajik University and Russian Tajik Slavonic University in Tajikistan (2015 - 2018). Before coming to Toronto ... Read More »