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Lorna Martens

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Office location and address
New Cabell Hall, Room 239
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Yale University, 1976
M.Phil. in Comparative Literature, Yale University, 1973
B.A. in German Literature, Reed College, 1969
ENGL 3559: New Course in English Literature
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of English Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
GETR 3559: New Course in German in Translation
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of German in translation. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at: http://www.virginia.edu/german/Undergraduate/Courses.
ENGL 3560: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
This course takes up topics in the study of literature in English in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
GETR 3710: Kafka and His Doubles
Credits: 3
Introduction to the work of Franz Kafka, with comparisons to the literary tradition he worked with and the literary tradition he formed.
GETR 3720: Freud and Literature
Credits: 3
In formulating his model of the psyche and his theory of psychoanalysis, Freud availed himself of analogies drawn from different disciplines, including literature. Freud's ideas were then taken up by many twentieth-century literary writers. After introducing Freud's theories through a reading of his major works, the course will turn to literary works that engage with Freud.
GETR 3740: Narratives of Childhood
Credits: 3
Childhood autobiography and childhood narrative from Romanticism to the present.
WGS 3750: Women, Childhood, Autobiography
Credits: 3
Cross-cultural readings in women's childhood narratives. Emphasis on formal as well as thematic aspects.
GETR 3750: Women, Childhood, Autobiography
Credits: 3
Cross-cultural readings in women's childhood narratives. Emphasis on formal as well as thematic aspects. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at: http://www.virginia.edu/german/Undergraduate/Courses.
GETR 3760: Ways of Telling Stories: Eighteenth-Century Fiction
Credits: 3
Comparative studies in the European novel. Dominant novel types, including the fictional memoir, the novel in letters, and the comic "history."
GETR 3780: Memory Speaks
Credits: 3
Interdisciplinary course on memory. Readings from literature, philosophy, history, psychology, and neuroscience.
GERM 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
GERM 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.

Page Barbour grant for “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Memory” conference (2016)

University of Virginia Summer Grant 2013

Arts and Sciences Support for Research in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, April-May 2013

Faculty Research Grant, University of Virginia 2007

Sesquicentennial Associateship 1993-94, 1999-2000, 2005-06, 2012-2013

Fulbright Senior Fellowship to Berlin 1994-95

Guggenheim Fellowship, 1987-88

Summer Institute for the Study of Avant-Gardes, Harvard, 1987

Yale University Senior Faculty Fellowship, 1984-85

Morse Fellowship, 1981-82

DAAD Fellowship for dissertation research in Germany 1974-75

Yale University Fellowship 1970-73

Fulbright Grant to Germany 1969-70

Woodrow Wilson Fellow 1969-70

Phi Beta Kappa 1969