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John Blair

John Blair

German Faculty

Phone: 678-839-5953 | Fax: 678-839-5931


Office: Cobb Hall 110


John Blair studied in Munich and Berlin before receiving his Ph.D. in German language and literature from Indiana University in Bloomington. He taught at the University of Reno, Nevada, for three years before accepting a position here at the University of West Georgia. His specialty is eighteenth-century German literature and he has recently published Transgressive Currents in Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship. Other current interests include film, turn-of-the-century German culture, and the study of stereotypes.

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ENGL-4109 (RepresentationOfHistinFilm)    
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to the Art of Film)    
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I BLOCK)    
    • GRMN-1001B (Elementary German I- Block)    
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II BLOCK)    
    • GRMN-1002B (Elementary German II-Block)    
    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I)    
    • GRMN-2002 (Intermediate German II)    
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German)    
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition)    
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German)    
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film)    
    • XIDS-2100 (GRMN HistoryThroughFilm)    
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • GRMN-1001B (Elementary German I- Block) Section: 01B
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 03
    • GRMN-1002B (Elementary German II-Block) Section: 01B
  • Summer 2014 Sections
    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-2002 (Intermediate German II) Section: 01S
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to the Art of Film) Section: 01S
    • XIDS-2100 (GRMN HistoryThroughFilm) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German) Section: 01S
    • ENGL-4109 (RepresentationOfHistinFilm) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film) Section: 01S
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I BLOCK) Section: 01
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II BLOCK) Section: 01
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German) Section: 01