Lisabeth Hock (aj6784)

University information

Title: Academic Director
Unit: Classical/Modern Lang/Culture Dept
Department: College of Liberal Arts & Science

Contact information

457 Manoogian Hall
German And Slavic St
Liberal Arts
Detroit, 48202

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department:

 Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CMLLC)

 

Title: Associate Professor of German
Secondary Title: Program Director, Junior Year in Munich
Fax: 313-577-6243
Office:

457 Manoogian Hall

Curriculum Vitae: https://people.wayne.edu/profile/aj6784/1578/2024_0126_hockprofr.doc 178176 1706298892 file
Biography:

Lisabeth Hock is an associate professor of German in the Department of Classical and Modern Languges, Literatures and Cultures and director of the Junior Year in Munich Program. She has taught German classes at all levels from German 1010 through doctoral seminars. Seminar topics have included 20th-century representations of Berlin, East Germany in Film and Literature, and the Weimar Republic in Berlin and Munich, She has designed humanities-based courses for and taught in gender, sexuality and women's studies and global studies. She has also taught a graduate level course on the pedagogy of foreign langauge instruction. Her research focuses on intersections of gender and medicine, intersetions of gender and race, and the scholarhip of teaching and learning.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise:

German Women Writers and the Discourse of Melancholy

Race and Gender

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research:
  • Current book project: Fruits of the Void: German Women and Melancholy
  • Currently co-curating, with Patricia Layne and Michelle James, a volume on German-Speaking Women, Africa and the African Diaspora
Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications: Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1998 M.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1991 B.A., with distinction University of Kansas, Lawrence Kansas, 1987
Awards and grants:
  • WSU Educational Development Grant, Developing the German Area’s English-Language Cultural History Survey (GER 2710) as an online course that showcases the German faculty’s areas of expertise Grant Writer and Coordinator, applied together with Nicole Coleman, Mark Ferguson, Julie Koehler, Anne Rothe, Summer 2019, $1500
  • CLAS Online Course Development Grant, Developing the German Area’s English-Language Cultural History Survey (GER 2710) as an online course that showcases the German faculty’s areas of expertise Grant Writer and Coordinator, applied together with Nicole Coleman, Mark Ferguson, Julie Koehler, Anne Rothe, Summer 2019, $3500
  • NEH Next Generation Humanities PhD Faculty Mentoring Fellow, 2015-16, $2500
  • Women in German Prize for the Best Article of 2011 for "The Gender of Melancholy in Nineteenth-Century German Psychiatry.” The History of Psychiatry. 22.4 (December 2011): 449-465. Awarded at the annual conference of the coalition of Women in German in October 2012.
  • The President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Wayne State University, 2008
Selected publications:
  • Co-Curator with Nicole Coleman of a Special Issue on “Teaching German Studies in a Global Context.” Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German 52.2 (Fall 2019). Includes coauthorship of Introduction (124-129).
  • Article together with Layla Saatchi: “Crossing Borders, Crossing Disciplines. Ali and Nino in the Twenty-First-Century Classroom.” Approaches to Kurban Said’s Ali and Nino. Ed. Carl Niekerk and Cori Crane. Camden House. 2017
  • “Evolutionary Theory and the Female Scientist in Wilhelmine von Hillern’s Ein Arzt der Seele (1869). The German Studies Review 37.3 (October 2014): 507-527.
  • A Provocation to Listen to and Give Voice to Difference.” The Women in German Yearbook 30 (2014): 175-185.
  •  “The Gender of Melancholy in Nineteenth-Century German Psychiatry.” The History of Psychiatry. 22.4 (December 2011) 449-465.
Lisabeth Hock

Junior Year in Munich

Title: Director of the Junior Year in Munich Program
Office:

 457 Manoogian Hall

Phone: 313-577-4605
Fax: 313-577-3266
Biography:

Lisabeth Hock is an associate professor of German in the Department of Classical and Modern Languges, Literatures and Cultures and director of the Junior Year in Munich Program. She has taught German classes at all levels from German 1010 through doctoral seminars. Seminar topics have included 20th-century representations of Berlin, East Germany in Film and Literature, and the Weimar Republic in Berlin and Munich. She has designed humanities-based courses for and taught in gender, sexuality and women's studies and global studies. She has also taught a graduate level course on the pedagogy of foreign language instruction. Her research focuses on intersections of gender and medicine, intersetions of gender and race, and the scholarhip of teaching and learning. Dr. Hock spent the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years in Munich so that she could get to know the Junior Year program from that side of its operations. Witih a new Munich team in place, she is now back in the United States. 

Research interest(s)/area of expertise:
  • German women writers and the discourse of melancholy
  • Race and gender
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
Research:
  •  Current book project: Fruits of the Void: German Women and Melancholy
  • Currently co-curating, with Patricia Layne and Michelle James, a volume on German-Speaking Women, Africa and the African Diaspora. Under Review
Education:

Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1998

M.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1991

B.A., with distinction University of Kansas, Lawrence Kansas, 1987

Awards and grants:
  •  WSU Educational Development Grant, Developing the German Area’s English-Language Cultural History Survey (GER 2710) as an online course that showcases the German faculty’s areas of expertise Grant Writer and Coordinator, applied together with Nicole Coleman, Mark Ferguson, Julie Koehler, Anne Rothe, Summer 2019, $1500
  • CLAS Online Course Development Grant, Developing the German Area’s English-Language Cultural History Survey (GER 2710) as an online course that showcases the German faculty’s areas of expertise Grant Writer and Coordinator, applied together with Nicole Coleman, Mark Ferguson, Julie Koehler, Anne Rothe, Summer 2019, $3500
  • NEH Next Generation Humanities PhD Faculty Mentoring Fellow, 2015-16, $2500
  • Women in German Prize for the Best Article of 2011 for "The Gender of Melancholy in Nineteenth-Century German Psychiatry.” The History of Psychiatry. 22.4 (December 2011): 449-465. Awarded at the annual conference of the coalition of Women in German in October 2012.
  • The President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Wayne State University, 2008
Selected publications:
  •  Co-Curator with Nicole Coleman of a Special Issue on “Teaching German Studies in a Global Context.” Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German 52.2 (Fall 2019). Includes coauthorship of Introduction (124-129).
  • Article together with Layla Saatchi: “Crossing Borders, Crossing Disciplines. Ali and Nino in the Twenty-First-Century Classroom.” Approaches to Kurban Said’s Ali and Nino. Ed. Carl Niekerk and Cori Crane. Camden House. 2017
  • “Evolutionary Theory and the Female Scientist in Wilhelmine von Hillern’s Ein Arzt der Seele (1869). The German Studies Review 37.3 (October 2014): 507-527.
  • A Provocation to Listen to and Give Voice to Difference.” The Women in German Yearbook 30 (2014): 175-185.
  • “The Gender of Melancholy in Nineteenth-Century German Psychiatry.” The History of Psychiatry. 22.4 (December 2011) 449-465.
Curriculum Vitae: https://people.wayne.edu/profile/aj6784/2321/2024_0126_hockprofr.doc 178176 1706298836 file
Website: https://jym.wayne.edu
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/junioryearinmunich/
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/JuniorYearInMunich
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