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
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to the Art of Film)    
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I)    
    • GRMN-1001B (Elementary German I- Block)    
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II)    
    • GRMN-1002B (Elementary German II-Block)    
    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I)    
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German)    
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition)    
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German)    
    • GRMN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills)    
    • GRMN-4200 (Oldenburg Integration)    
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film)    
    • XIDS-2100 (GRMN History Through Film)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 01
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 02
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German) Section: 01
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 03
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 04
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I) Section: 01S
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to the Art of Film) Section: 01S
    • XIDS-2100 (GRMN History Through Film) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4200 (Oldenburg Integration) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film) Section: 01S
  • 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