The Rotunda of the University of Virginia


Kevin graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a degree in German and Economics. He joined the German Department at UVA in Fall 2012. His research interests include psychoanalysis, fin-de-siècle Vienna, film, and critical theory.


A native of Georgia, Kevin Boyd joined the German Department at UVA in 2005.  Kevin is a graduate of the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he earned a BA in History and German Studies.  At the University of Georgia Kevin completed an M.A. in German Studies with a thesis on the philosophy and poetics of Hermann Broch.  His main interests are German and European literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, Cervantes, and Austrian studies. Kevin is currently working on his dissertation, "Translation, Language and Parody: Goethe's Translation Theory and Application."


Freedom Without Walls 2009: a student wall art contest to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall