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Charlotte M. Craig

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  • Charlotte M. Craig
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  • Degree: M.A., University of Arizona, 1960; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1964
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  • Office Hours: Fall 2017 Office Hours: by appointment

Charlotte Marie Craig first came to the German Department as a graduate TA, teaching from 1962-1964.


AA, Los Angeles City College, 1955
BA and Teaching Credentials, University of Puget Sound, 1957
MA, University of Arizona, 1960
Ph.D., Rutgers University 1964

Teaching Appointments

High School, Anchorage, Alaska (Teacher of English and History), 1957-1959.

Fort Richardson, Alaska (Russian), same time frame.

University of Arizona (Instructor, German), 1959-1960.

Rutgers University, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (graduate TA, German), 1961-1964.

University of Kansas (Assistant Professor of German), 1964-1967.

George Washington University, Washington, D.C, (German), 1967-1969, and

University of Virginia Northern Center (Shakespeare courses), same time frame.

Schiller International University, Heidelberg, Germany (Associate Professor and Chair, German department), 1969-1973.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, (Professor of German and Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures), 1974-2001.

Emerita from 2001 (Lecturer in German), Rutgers University, Department of German.

Publications and Research:

Christoph Martin Wieland as the Originator of the Modern Travesty in German Literature, University of North Carolina Press, 1970.

Contributed the chapter “A.W Schlegel’s Rendering of Shakespearian Wordplay,” Special Issue on The Reception of Shakespeare in Eighteenth-Century France and Germany, co-edited by K. E.Larson and Hj. R. Schelling, Michigan Germanic Studies Vol. XV. No. 2, Fall 1989.

Edited: Lichtenberg. Essays Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of his Birth, The Enlightenment. German and Interdisciplinary Studies, Peter Lang (New York), 1992.

Contributed the chapter “Nicolai and the Occult,” to Subversive Sublimities:Under-Currents in the German Enlightenment, ed. Eitel Timm, Camden House, July 1992.

She served as General Editor of the Series The Enlightenment: German and Inter-disciplinary Studies, Peter Lang Publishing, New York.

“The Pledge (Die Bürgschaft ): Schiller’s Human Bail Bond Ballad,” The Dalhousie Review 82.3 Special Issue: Eighteenth-Century Speculations (2002).

Contributed the chapter “The Doctor” to Friedrich Schiller. Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Historian, Paul E. Kerry (ed.) British and Irish Studies in German Language and Literature, vol. 38, Peter Lang, Bern, 2007.

”A Cultural Exchange in the Age of Enlightenment with Consequences through a world-renowned Substance” [Coffee!], 2000: The European Journal/Die Europäische Zeitschrift, ed. Vincenzo Merolle, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” June 2013. This article was based on a paper presented at the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in Graz, Austria, in the summer of 2012.

Her experience also includes service on the Board of Officers of the NE American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Rutgers University President’s Advisory Council, the Graduate School Advisory Committee, and the Colonel Henry Rutgers Society.

She continues being active participating in professional conferences and writing reviews when requested.


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