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Jennifer Gülly

Associate Chair of Departmental Affairs, Senior Lecturer of German Studies

Office: Washington Hall 201A
Email: [[jmgully]]

Jennifer Gülly, Senior Lecturer in German Studies,  received her Magistra from the University of Vienna, Austria, and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UCLA. She has previously held positions at Pomona College, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of South Florida before coming to William and Mary, where she was first a Visiting Assistant Professor. Her research lies at the intersection of language policy, translation theory, and literary aesthetics, and she is currently working on a project tentatively titled Territories of Language: Law, Literature, and the Nation-State. In addition to all levels of German language classes, she teaches courses on German literature and German film, Vienna 1900-2000, the Holocaust in Literature and Film, World Literature, and on the history and theory of translation. She is the recipient of W&M's Jefferson Teaching Award (2019).

Recent Publications:

Lynn Mie Itagaki and Jennifer M. Gully. "Fleeing Bodies and Fleeting Performances: Transience and the Nation-State." Cultural Dynamics, forthcoming.

Jennifer M. Gully and Lynn Mie Itagaki. "The States of Memory: National Narratives of Belonging, the Refugee Novel, and Jenny Erpenbeck's Go, Went, Gone." Modern Fiction Studies vol 66, no. 2, 2020, pp. 260-280.

Jennifer M. Gully and Lynn Mie Itagaki. "Dead Refugees and Immortal Nations, Sights and Sites of Global Asia." Social Text online/Periscope. Issue on Global Asia, eds. Nadine Chan and Cheryl Narumi Naruse. 2018.

Jennifer M. Gully and Lynn Mie Itagaki. "The Migrant is Dead, Long Live the Citizen! Pro-migrant Activism at EU Borders." PhiloSOPHIA vol. 7, no. 2, 2017, pp. 281-304.