Landon Reitz

Landon Reitz , PhD

Asst Professor - Visiting

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A&S German Studies - 0372

Professional Summary

Landon Reitz is a Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his PhD in German and Medieval Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, with a dissertation on the representation of reading in medieval and modern German literature. His current research projects explore digital modes of reading, medieval mystical practices, and contemporary German-languages narratives of migration. He is a member of the DFG-funded research network on reading in the 21st century.


PhD: University of California, Berkeley 2022 (German and Medieval Studies)


Peer Reviewed Publications

Landon Reitz (2021. ) ‘Meine eigene Geschichte’: Identity Construction through Reading in Abbas Khider’s Der falsche Inder. TRANSIT Journal, , 13 (1 ) ,

Landon Reitz (2021. ) Sensuous Reading in the Legatus divinae pietatis.Postmedieval, , 12 ,219-236 More Information

Lilla Balint and Landon Reitz (2022. ) Migration meets Bildung: Jenny Erpenbeck’s Go, Went, Gone.Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature, , 46 (1 ) ,Article 7 More Information