German Studies Faculty

Nick Block

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department

German Studies

Publications

CURRENT BOOK PROJECT

Schlepping Culture: The Jewish Renaissance between German and Yiddish, 1880-1930

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

“Multilingualism in and for German Studies: Report from a Seminar.” Die Unterrichtspraxis / Teaching German (under review).

 

“A Berlin Republic Convivencia? Ethnic Tensions in the Turkish-German-Jewish Triangle.” German Studies Review 40, no. 2 (May 2017). doi:10.1353/gsr.2017.0050.

 

“On Nathan Birnbaum’s Messianism and Translating the Jewish Other.” The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 60 (2015): 61-78. doi:10.1093/leobaeck/ybv002.

 

•             Awarded the 2015 Leo Baeck Essay Prize

 

“If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem: The Jewish Exilic Mind in Else Lasker-Schüler’s IchundIch.” Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies 2 (2014): 103-120.

 

“Ex Libris and Exchange: Immigrant Interventions in the German-Jewish Renaissance.” The German Quarterly 86, no. 3 (Summer 2013): 334-353. doi:10.1111/gequ.10186.

 

•             Awarded the 2012 AATG-The German Quarterly Best Graduate Student Paper

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of Strangers in Berlin: Modern Jewish Literature between East and West, 1919–1933 by Rachel Seelig. German Quarterly 90, no. 2 (Spring 2017). doi:10.1111/gequ.12034.

 

Review of Kafka’s Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition by David Suchoff. German Studies Review 37, no. 3 (October 2014): 678-680. doi:10.1353/gsr.2014.0124.