Stewart

Gordon
Professor Emeritus
434-924-8873
gms7y@virginia.edu
Interests: 
Liberal arts education, literary history, German-American literary relations
Degrees: 
Ph.D., German, The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD), 1971
M.A., German, The Johns Hopkins University, 1966
B.A., German, Union College, 1965
Articles: 

“Christoph Daniel Ebeling, Hamburger Pädagoge und seine Briefe an Charles Burney,” Zeitschrift des Vereins für Hamburgische Geschichte, 61(1975), 33-58.

“Christoph Daniel Ebeling: American’s Friend in Eighteenth-Century Germany,” Monatshefte, 68(1976) 151-161

“Eighteenth-Century German Literature and Central Virginia: The Hessian Connection,” Longwood College Colloquium (Farmville, VA, 1978)

“Johann Diederich Gries und Jena’s Gesellschaft der Freien Männer,” Colloquia Germanica, 4 (1979), 347-356.

“Johann Diederich Gries nimmt Abschied von Hamburg: ein autobiographischer Bericht,” Jahrbuch des Freien Deutschen Hochstifts, 1977, 150-168.

Teaching Interests: 

German American literary and cultural relations, German cultural history, Age of Goethe

 
Awards, Grants and Honors: 

Chester A. Titus Award (Residence Life), 1997

Z Society Distinguished Faculty Award, 1990

Raven Society, 1990

UVa Faculty Research Fellowships, 1974 and 1975

Summer Research Fellowships, DAAD, 1973, 1977, and 1985

DAAD- German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship (Hamburg), 1968-1969

 

 

Representative Courses: 
  • Berlin in German Life and Letters (GETR 2770)
  • Faust in Translation (GETR 2400)
  • German Culture 1900-1945
  • Germany Today (GETR 2000)
  • Goethe in Translation
  • Readings in Mediterranean Literature (USEM 1580)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Berlin and Munich (GETR  2559)
  • 20th Century German Literature
Classification: 
Emeritus Faculty
Books: 

The Literary Contributions of Christoph Daniel Ebeling, Amsterdam: Editions RODOPI, 1978