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.
“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.