John Blair

John Blair

German Faculty

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

Email:  jblair@westga.edu

Office: Cobb Hall 110




Biography

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-1002 (Elementary German II)    
    • 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)    
    • GRMN-4785 (Translation)    
    • XIDS-2100 (German History through Film)    
  • Summer 2014 Sections
  • Spring 2014 Sections
  • Fall 2013 Sections
  • Summer 2013 Sections
  • Spring 2013 Sections