Faculty

Jason Peck

Visiting Assistant Professor of German
PhD, University of Minnesota

411 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-4849
jason.peck@rochester.edu

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 am–12:20 pm, or by appointment

Biography

Jason Peck is co-editing a volume on key terms in German aesthetics from Baumgarten to Adorno. His current work focuses on the tension between Kantian and post-Kantian philosophy and Jewish identity in the late eighteenth century.

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • GER 101  Elementary German I (Fall)
  • GER 102  Elementary German II (Spring)
  • GER 200  Advanced German Conversation and Composition (Fall)
  • GER 202  Introduction to Cultural Studies (Spring)
  • GER 205  Nietzsche and the Nietzscheans: Nietzsche and the Jewish Question (Fall 2016)
  • GER 211  Schlemiels, Pariahs, and Parvenus: The Jewish Writer and Rebel (Spring 2016)
  • GER 216  Dungeons and Dragons: Myths and Legends in German Literature (Fall 2012)
  • GER 218  Thought in Dark Times: German-Jewish Intellectual History (Spring 2017)
  • GER 229  Kafka and His World (Fall 2015)
  • GER/CLT/REL 294  On Genealogy – co-taught with Joshua Dubler (Spring 2014)

Selected Publications