Berit Jany

Berit Jany
German Program
(303) 492-6356

Office:  McKenna 234

M.A. Technische Universität Dresden,  M.A.  Ohio State University, Ph.D. Ohio State University

Berit Jany is the coordinator of the first-and second-year German language program. She also serves as outreach organizer, faculty advisor for the German Club, and tester for the “Goethe-Zertifikate”.

Main research and teaching interests:

SLA, Interculturality, Technology and Teaching, German-Americana, Anabaptism and Pietism.

Recent publications

“Community of Faithful Dissidents. Representations of Anabaptism in Swiss Historical Fiction by Walter Laedrach and Katharina Zimmermann.” Studia Theodisca 23 (2016): 53-70.

“And Lights, Camera, Action: Toward Active German Language Learning Through Digital Media Production.” Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German 48 (2015): 244-254.

"United We Suffer: Sixteenth-Century Anabaptism and Twentieth-Century Auslandsdeutschtum in M. V. Rubatscher’s Das Lutherische Joggele.” Studia Austriaca 23 (2015): 65-86.

 “Coming Home: The Bruderhof Returns to Germany.” Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies 2 (2013): 31-47.

“The Gruber Family: Alms, Books and the New World.” Chloe 47 (2013): 117- 145.