College Advisors

For genereal inquiries about any foreign language study, the CLAS advisors are the best starting point. They can also connect you with a specific language advisor or faculty member on the departmental level. For specific advising on German Studies and German language classes, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of African & African-American Studies; American Studies; French, Francophone & Italian Studies; German Studies; Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Spanish & Portuguese; and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
785-864-3500
Wescoe Hall, Room 2650D
Office Hours:

M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Walk-ins on Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm 

or by appointment 

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
785-864-1528
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment


Director of Undergraduate Studies

Andrea Meyertholen
Assistant Professor
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Wescoe Hall, 2088
Spring 2022 Office Hours:

By appointment

Both In-Person and Via Zoom

Research and teaching interests: Dr. Meyertholen received her Ph.D. in Modern German Literature and Culture from Indiana University in 2014. Her interests connect post-1750 German literature and culture with art history and museum studies, and focus on painting in German-speaking Europe as represented through and in relation to different media. Bringing this fascination with modes of representation into the classroom, she engages art, film, and other visual media as a means to energize and enhance language learning.

Dr. Meyertholen has taught language and literature courses at all undergraduate levels, including for overseas study programs in both Germany and Austria. She has also studied at universities in Berlin and Würzburg, and worked in Munich. Her publications have explored interrelationships between Heinrich von Kleist and Caspar David Friedrich, Goethe's morphological thought and Wassily Kandinsky, and fairy tales in the foreign-language classroom. Past presentation topics have included Goethe’s poetry, the depiction of animals and zoos in art, Socialist aesthetics and political resistance, and fairy tales in literature, film, and pedagogy. 

 


German Language Program Coordinator

Assistant Teaching Professor, Coordinator, German Language Proficiency Sequence
Wescoe Hall, room 2071
Srping 2022 Office Hours:

Tu. & Th.: 1-2pm & by appointment

Via Zoom

Research and teaching interests: Dr. Bilkić’s research focuses on how the moving image, specifically film essays and digital-based installations, engage with constructed notions of migration.  She is currently working on a manuscript that explores hyper-visuality, refugee camps, and networks of migrant communities as the new logic in contemporary globalization. Dr. Bilkić also loves being in the classroom, not only to teach the intricacies of German language, literature, and film, but especially to engage interdisciplinary as well as interchronological connections which allow students to view their current times in the context of a larger global narrative. She particularly enjoys teaching German New Media, German Cinema, literary analysis, and German for the professions.


Faculty Study Abroad Advisor

Andrea Meyertholen
Assistant Professor
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Wescoe Hall, 2088
Spring 2022 Office Hours:

By appointment

Both In-Person and Via Zoom

Research and teaching interests: Dr. Meyertholen received her Ph.D. in Modern German Literature and Culture from Indiana University in 2014. Her interests connect post-1750 German literature and culture with art history and museum studies, and focus on painting in German-speaking Europe as represented through and in relation to different media. Bringing this fascination with modes of representation into the classroom, she engages art, film, and other visual media as a means to energize and enhance language learning.

Dr. Meyertholen has taught language and literature courses at all undergraduate levels, including for overseas study programs in both Germany and Austria. She has also studied at universities in Berlin and Würzburg, and worked in Munich. Her publications have explored interrelationships between Heinrich von Kleist and Caspar David Friedrich, Goethe's morphological thought and Wassily Kandinsky, and fairy tales in the foreign-language classroom. Past presentation topics have included Goethe’s poetry, the depiction of animals and zoos in art, Socialist aesthetics and political resistance, and fairy tales in literature, film, and pedagogy. 

 


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