Charles Vannette

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-5393
Office: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Murkland Hall Rm G10B, Durham, NH 03824
Charles Vannette

Charles Vannette is an assistant professor of German in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Vannette joined UNH in 2015 after spending four years at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. He earned his Ph.D. in German literature from Ohio State University in 2011. Vannette teaches lower- and upper-level courses in German language, literature, and culture at UNH. His research interests include cognitive approaches to literature, literature and 'madness,' disability studies and literature, and more broadly, the literature and culture of the 20th century.

Education

  • Ph.D., Germanic Languages, Ohio State University
  • M.A., Ohio State University
  • B.A., University of Arizona

Research Interests

  • 20th century Germany
  • German modernism
  • Professional culture
  • Robert Walser
  • Schizophrenia in literature

Courses Taught

  • GERM 401: Elementary German I
  • GERM 402: Elementary German II
  • GERM 503: Intermediate German I
  • GERM 504: Intermediate German II
  • GERM 525: Intro German Cult & Civiliztn
  • GERM 586: Study in Berlin
  • GERM 632: Adv Communication Skills II
  • GERM 728: Modern German Literature
  • LLC 535: Prof Cult inEU Case-Study:Germ

Selected Publications

Vannette, C. M. (2017). Communicating with German Professionals: Widening the Scope of the Cultural Curriculum. German as a Foreign Language, (1), 85-100. Retrieved from http://www.gfl-journal.de/index.php

Vannette, C. M. (2013). Imagining the Age of Goethe in German Literature, 1970-2010. By John D. Pizer. German Studies Review, 36(3).

Vannette, C. M. (2009). Inciting Rebellion: Reading the War in Afghanistan with Heinrich von Kleist’s Die Hermannsschlacht. Colloquia Germanica, 42(2), 119-138.