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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 3L5 Secretary: 416-926-2324 Office Hours by appointment Classes 2019-2020 GER426HS Medieval Language & Culture GER1200HS Introduction to Medieval Studies 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 in August 2018, she was the director of the DAAD office in Tajikistan ... Read More »