Cora Schenberg

Assistant Professor


New Cabell Hall, Room 235

Office Hours:

Mondays 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and by appointment

  • Ph.D. University of Virginia
  • M.A., Middlebury College
  • B.A. Vassar College


Autobiography, memoir, GDR literature, Lyric Judaic studies, feminist theory/ies

  • Intensive Elementary German
  • German for Reading Knowledge
  • “Kinderliteratur” (in German)
  • “Dreams and Fairy Tales” (in English)
  • “Autobiography, Memoir and Memory-Making” (in English)
  • German Lyric Poetry (in German)
  • Advanced Grammar


Poetry in current (October 11) issue of The Delmarva Review

Plays produced at Live Arts Theater (August 2010 and July 2011)

Essays published in Brain Child magazine; The Utne ReaderThe Hook, the Virginia

Foundation for the Humanties’ Tough Times Companion, and read over NPR


Awards, Grants and Honors

Writer’s Digest Magazine Writing Competition: Prize for feature writing, 2006

Middlebury-Mainz Fellowship, 1980

The Lilian L. Stroebe Prize for Excellence in German, Vassar College, May 1978

Faculty List

Manuela Achilles

Associate Professor of German and History & Director of the Center for German Studies; Director of German Undergraduate Programs.

Dorothe Bach

Associate Director & Associate Professor, Center for Teaching Excellence

Benjamin Bennett

William R Kenan, Jr, Professor of German

Thomas W. Best

Professor Emeritus

Beth Bjorklund

Professor Emeritus

Paul Dobryden

Assistant Professor

Robin Ellis

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer

Gabriel Finder

General Faculty, Associate Professor and Ida and Nathan Kolodiz Director of Jewish Studies

Jeffrey Grossman

Associate Professor and Chair

Janette Hudson

Professor Emeritus

William E. Jackson

Associate Professor Emeritus

Volker Kaiser

Associate Professor

William Little

Professor of German and Music Emeritus

Lorna Martens

Professor of German and Comparative Literature

Cora Schenberg

Assistant Professor

Marcel Schmid

Assistant Professor

Rebekah Slodounik

Assistant Professor

Walter Sokel

Professor Emeritus (Deceased 2/2014)

Gordon Stewart

Professor Emeritus

Renate Voris

Professor Emeritus

Chad Wellmon

Associate Professor