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Evelyn Meyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of German; Head of the German Program
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Courses Taught

GR 1010; GR 1020; GR 2010; GR 3010; GR 3020; GR 3200; GR 4010; GR 4500; GR 4550; GR 4600; Gr 4650; GR 4960; GR 4930; GR 4980


Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2003
M.A., Louisiana State University, 1994
B.A., Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg, Germany, 1990

Research Interests

  • German language and literature, especially medieval literature
  • Medieval manuscripts studies and text editing
  • Illustrated medieval manuscripts
  • Discrepancies between text and image
  • Constructions of femininity and masculinity in medieval literature
  • Women and gender studies

Honors and Awards

Meyer won the "2016 Best Article in Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German Award" by the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German), with collaborator Lee Forester, Ph.D. of Hope College. The article for which they received his award is “Implementing Student-Produced Video Projects in Language Courses: Guidelines and Lessons Learned,” Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German 48:2 (2015): 192-210. Award Presentation at the Annual AATG/ACTFL Convention, Boston, MA, November 19, 2016.