Modern Languages & Literatures - German

Erika Berroth

Associate Professor of German


Staatsexamen: State Board Examination - MA; Postgraduate Degree in English Studies; Ph.D. , Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany; University of Nottingham, England; University of California, Santa Barbara 2013



Transnational Identity Narratives - Contemporary German Language Literature by Autors with Migration Backgrounds in East Central Europe;

Environmental Humanities in German Studies - Eco-Texts and Eco-Film, Eco-Pedagogy, Cultures of Environmentalism, Eco-criticism, Identity Politics and Notions of Home

Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) - Perspectives on a German Classic

Germany and the New Europe - The New Berlin, Contemporary German Culture, Traditions and Innovations in Memory Cultures, Sports Cultures and National Identity





Honors & Awards

Southwestern University Teaching Award 2005. Awards and Fellowships to support research projects abroad. (DAAD, Mellon, Cullen, Sam Taylor, and others)