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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Christopher Hutchinson, Ph.D.

Christopher HutchinsonAssistant Professor of German

Office: Bondurant E211A
Phone: 662-915-7717

Ph.D. in German Studies, Stanford University (2019)
Visiting DAAD Research Fellow, Humboldt University of Berlin (2016-2017)
B.A in Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge (2013)

Teaching and Research Interests:
Medieval and Early Modern German Literature, Old Norse Literature, Print History, Medicine and Disease in Literature, Second Language Pedagogy

Courses Taught:
GERM 111 Intensive Elementary German
GERM 211 Intensive Intermediate German
GERM 304 German Conversation and Composition
GERM 311 Business German
GERM 321 German Culture and Civilization
GERM 575 Topics in Applied German Linguistics
GERM 577 Survey of German Literature & Culture I (Medieval and Early Modern)
GERM 584 The Age of Goethe

Recent Publications:

Articles and Book Chapters

Hutchinson, Christopher. “Textual Infection: Syphilis in Grimmelshausen’s Courasche.” Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies (forthcoming).

Hutchinson, Christopher. “Printing Things: Materiality and Immateriality in Hieronymus Brunschwig’s Liber de arte distillandi de simplicibus,” Things and Thingness in European Literature and Visual Art, 700–1600.Eds. Jutta Eming and Kathryn Starkey. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022: 193–210.

Hutchinson, Christopher. “The Economics of Fortune in Schiller’s Der Ring des Polykrates.The German Quarterly 91.3 (2018): 254–269.

Professional Activities:
Certified ACTFL OPI Tester of German

Web Resources:
German Program