German Faculty

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 Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: L2U
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 02
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 03
    • GRMN-4240 (Mystery/Horror in Grmn Lit/Flm) Section: 1DW

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 01S
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to the Art of Film) Section: 01S
    • XIDS-2100 (German 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
    • ENGL-4109 (Film as Literature) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4200 (Oldenburg Integration) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film) Section: 01S

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • GRMN-1001C (Elementary German I - Block) Section: 01
    • GRMN-1002C (Elementary German II - Block) Section: 01
    • GRMN-4484 (Senior Capstone) Section: 01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 06
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 07
    • GRMN-4240 (Mystery/Horror in Grmn Lit/Flm) Section: 01
    • GRMN-4484 (Senior Capstone) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-2002 (Intermediate German II) Section: 01S
    • FILM-2080 (Intro to Film) Section: 01S
    • XIDS-2100 (German History through Film) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-3101 (Conversational German) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German) Section: 01S
    • ENGL-4109 (Film as Literature) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4200 (Oldenburg Integration) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4220 (German Culture through Film) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4785 (Special Topics in German) Section: 02S

    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

    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

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 02
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 03
    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I) Section: 04

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • GRMN-2001 (Intermediate German I) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3102 (German Composition) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-3986 (Total Immersion in German) Section: 01S
    • GRMN-4785 (Translation) Section: 02S
    • GRMN-4986 (Internship in Germany) Section: 01S

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • GRMN-1001 (Elementary German I BLOCK) Section: 01
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II BLOCK) Section: 01
    • GRMN-1002 (Elementary German II) Section: 03