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Harald Zils

Associate Professor of German

Dr.Doctor Zils phil. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; DAAD-Lektor and Visiting Assistant Professor at Binghamton University, 2004-2010; since fall 2010 Assistant Professor for German Studies.

Recent courses
  • Volkswagen and Beyond: Aesthetics of German Engineering
  • Goethe
  • Thomas Mann's Magic Mountain
  • German Literature and the Cold War
  • Übermen and Underlings: Aesthetics of Superiority and of Inferiority
  • German Business Cultures
  • German Literature after the Wall
Research interests

Anthropological Perspectives on Literature and Philosophy, Technology in Teaching, Aesthetic Theories of Production and Reception, Metaphor and Rhetorics; Ernst Jünger, Arno Schmidt, Rudolf Borchardt.

Office: Library Tower 1409

Last Updated: 1/6/20