John D. Pizer
Professor of German
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1985
Office: 314 Hodges Hall
Area of Interest
18th-21st Century German Literature and Thought, Comparative Literature, Theory and Practice of World Literature
Introduction to Modern World Literature, Teaching World Literature, The German Fairy Tale, Survey of 18th Century German Literature, Contemporary Multicultural German literature
Awards & Honors
Distinguished Professor Award (2002); Fulbright German Studies Seminar Fellowship (2005)
Selected Book Publications
Toward a Theory of Radical Origin: Essays on Modern German Thought (University of Nebraska Press, 1995);
Ego-Alter Ego: Double and/as Other in the Age of German Poetic Realism (University of North Carolina Press, 1998);
The Idea of World Literature: History and Pedagogical Practice (LSU Press, 2006);
Imagining the Age of Goethe in German Literature, 1970-2010 (Camden House, 2011).
Ambivalent Literary Farewells to the German Democratic Republic (De Gruyter, 2021).