James is a Ph.D. candidate in the Transcultural German Studies program, who received both his BA and MA in German Studies from the University of Arizona. In addition to his studies in the United States, James has attended the University of Konstanz and the University of Leipzig, and has served as an instructor in a summer program at the University of Stuttgart. James has taught almost all Basic Language courses (including GER 101, 102, 201, 202, and 211) and GER 301, and has served as a Teaching Assistant in GER 160D1, GER 160C1, and TRAD 104. James' research interests are focused on eighteenth-century German literature and philosophy, and he is currently writing his dissertation on Alexander von Humboldt and cultural memory.
Crossing borders and expanding horizons; geographic, thematic, cultural, and disciplinary. Advanced work on speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Registration for this class is only through the department, and students must meet first with the undergraduate advisor. This course is not open to native or near-native speakers of German.