Leonid D. Rudnytzky, Ph.D. (professor emeritus)
Bernhardt G. Blumenthal
Director, M.A. Program in Central and Eastern European Studies
Chairman, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Professor of German
Office: OlneyHall , Room 241
I am currently teaching undergraduate courses in comparative literature and graduate courses in German culture, history and literature. I publish articles on twentieth century German lyric poets, book reviews, edit books and am copy editor for professional journals. I also produce original poetry in German which is published in this country and Austria and Germany. Additionally, I manage the undergraduate programs at La Salle in Foreign Languages and Literatures and the graduate program in Central and Eastern European Studies.
I am a member of the Association of Teachers of German and the Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association.
Areas of Expertise
- Twentieth century German lyric poetry
- Application of laws of physics to studies in literature
- Composition of original poems in German
- Ph.D., Princeton University (German)
- M.A., Northwestern University (German)
- B.A., La Salle University (German)
- Graduate courses in German culture, history and literature
- Undergraduate courses in comparative literature
- Supervision of M.A. theses
- Author of approximately 80 poems, articles, essays and book reviews.
- Currently serve as Associate Editor of the Ukrainian Quarterly.
- Co-editor of Confessions of Love: The Ambiguities of Greek Eros and Latin Caritas. New York: Peter Lang, 2011.
- Presented papers on modern German literature and original poetry at 35 professional conferences.
- Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Northwestern University
- Fulbright Fellowship, University of Göttingen
- Woodland Fellowship, Princeton University
- Germanistic Society of America, University of Freiburg/Germany
- American Philosophical Society
- Pugh Teaching Seminars
- La Salle Research Leave Grants
Leo Rudnytzky, Ph.D.
Central/Eastern European Graduate Studies
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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