The current issue of the German Studies Review, the journal of our field’s professional association, contains two articles by alumni of our PhD program.

Nick Block (PhD ‘13), currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston College, contributed, “A Berlin Republic Convivencia?: Ethnic Tensions in the Turkish- German-Jewish Triangle” (link to article:

Ariana Orozco (PhD ‘16), who recently completed a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Kalamazoo College, won the graduate student writing prize with her article, “The Objects of Remembrance: Jenny Erpenbeck's Short Stories Alongside Contemporary Exhibitions of East German Material Culture” (link to article:

Peter McIsaac rounds out the U-M contributions to the volume with his review of Sybilla Nikolow's Erkenne Dich selbst! Strategien der Sichtbarmachung des Körpers im 20. Jahrhundert (link to review:

View the full contents of the issue here: