Erk Grimm

Associate Professor of German

Erk Grimm joined the Barnard faculty in 1994. He teaches such courses as "German Migrant Literature," "From Text to Screen: German Literature and Film," and "The Visual and the Verbal Arts." Professor Grimm is affiliated with Barnard's Comparative Literature and Translation Studies Program.

Academic Focus: 

German language and literature
Comparative literature
Intermedia relations
Modernity and Avant-garde traditions
20th Century world poetry
Migration, diaspora, and social justice
Modern and contemporary German prose




BA, MA, Johannes-Gutenberg University, Germany
MA, University of Waterloo
PhD, Queen’s University, Canada