A Century of German Immigration to Iowa: 1848-1948, Fall 2016

A Century of German Immigration to Iowa, 1848–1948 is a four-week course offered by the UI Senior College in September 2016, in conjunction with the Obermann Humanities Symposium, "German Iowa and the Global Midwest."

Location: W107 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Time: Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Instructor: Glenn Ehrstine, Department of German

View more information about the course, including suggested readings and materials for browsing, at https://germansiniowa.com/senior-college-course/. 

Headshot of Glenn Ehrstine
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Glenn Ehrstine is Associate Professor of German. His primary research interests concern German literature and the cultural transformations between the late Middle Ages and the early Reformation, with particular emphasis on religious theater, Catholic and Protestant polemics, carnival plays, and theories of the carnivalesque. His current work engages the theatrical display of relics in Corpus Christi plays and the indulgences granted to medieval audiences.