Dr. Christoph D. Weber
University of North Texas
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
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Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009.
Major: German
Degree Specialization: Modern German Literature
Dissertation Title: From Divine Punishment to Accidents of Nature: Natural Disasters in the 18th Century
MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998.
Major: German
Degree Specialization: Modern German Literature
BA, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 1995.
Major: German and Fine Arts

Professional Positions

Uncategorized
Coordinator of the German Program, University of North Texas. (2014 – Present).
Coordinator of the German Program, University of North Texas. (20122013).

Professional Memberships

Member, AATG. (Present).

Member, ACLA. (Present).

Member, ASECS. (Present).

Member, MLA. (Present).

South Central Modern Language Association. (January 2016 – Present).

Editorial Board Member, German Studies Organization. (2009 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Seminar,"CCAS Seminar for Department Chairs/ Heads," Council of Colleges and Arts & Sciences, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America. (December 3, 2023December 5, 2023).

Other,"UNT Leadership Fellow," University of North Texas Office of the Provost Faculty Success, Denton, TX, United States of America. (September 2022May 11, 2023).

Conference Attendance,"Academic Chairpersons Conference," Kansas State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. (February 8, 2023February 10, 2023).

Workshop,"Cybersecurity Awareness Training 2022 -2023," University of North Texas, United States of America. (October 28, 2022October 28, 2022).

Workshop,"Race is, Race Ain’t: Creating Racially-Engaged Campuses and Classrooms," University of North Texas, United States of America. (March 25, 2022March 25, 2022).

Tutorial,"Cybersecurity Awareness Training 2021-2022," University of North Texas, United States of America. (October 30, 2021).

Workshop,"Initiating and Leading Institutional Change in Support of Inclusive Curriculum: Developing a Successful Plan," University of North Texas-Vice Provost for Student Success, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 29, 2021).

Tutorial,"UNT Policies & Title IX: Preventing Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct & Retaliation," University of North Texas, United States of America. (September 9, 2021).

Workshop,"Courseleaf CLSS Training," University of North Texas-Registrar Scheduling, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (July 15, 2021July 16, 2021).

Workshop,"Bias Awareness and Perceptions," University of North Texas, United States of America. (April 14, 2021).

Workshop,"Anti-Bias & Cultural Awareness Program Speaker Series: Using an Equity Framework to Engage Students with Minoritized Identities," University of North Texas, United States of America. (November 16, 2020).

Tutorial,"Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training," University of North Texas, United States of America. (November 11, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Third Annual AATG Joint Chapters Fall Meeting & Conference," Houston Chapter AATG/ North Texas Chapter AATG/ South Texas Chapter AATG, Temple, Texas, United States of America. (September 13, 2019September 14, 2019).

Workshop,"Erfolgreiche Übergange-Successful Transitions," AATG North Texas Chapter/ University of Texas-Arlington/ Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas, United States of America. (May 11, 2019May 11, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"AATG North Texas Fall Conference," AATG North Texas Chapter, Irving, TX, United States of America. (September 22, 2018September 22, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"AATG Texas Biennial Joint Immersion Weekend and Conference 2017," AATG North Texas Chapter, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (August 8, 2017August 9, 2017).

Faculty Development Leave,"Research on the Literary Treatment of the Air War Against Nazi Germany," University of North Texas, United States of America. (August 2016May 2017).

Conference Attendance,"AATG North Texas Fall Conference," AATG North Texas Chapter, Denton, TX, United States of America. (November 5, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"AATG North Texas Fall Conference," AATG North Texas Chapter, Temple, TX, United States of America. (September 18, 2015September 19, 2015).

Conference Attendance,"AATG North Texas Fall Conference," AATG North Texas Chapter, Denton, TX, United States of America. (September 20, 2014).

Awards and Honors

Honors Day Recognition List, UNT Honors College. (20122012).

Thank a Teacher, UNT Center for Learning Enhancement. (20112011).

Honors Day Recognition List, UNT Honors College. (20102010).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
GERM 1010, Elementary German, 1 course.
GERM 1020, Elementary German, 1 course.
GERM 2040, Intermediate German, 2 courses.
GERM 2050, Intermediate German, 8 courses.
GERM 3040, Topics in German Culture, 2 courses.
GERM 3042, German Cultural History (1900 2020), 1 course.
GERM 3050, Topics in German Literature, 7 courses.
GERM 3052, German Literary Survey 1750 1918, 2 courses.
GERM 3060, Advanced German I (Oral Communication), 2 courses.
GERM 3070, Advanced German II (Written Communication), 11 courses.
GERM 4310, Topics in Advanced German Culture, 10 courses.
GERM 4312, The Weimar Republic, 1 course.
GERM 4314, The Third Reich, 1 course.
GERM 4350, Topics in Advanced German Literature, 7 courses.
GERM 4352, German Travel Literature, 1 course.
GERM 4354, German Disaster Narratives, 1 course.
GERM 4900, Special Problems, 13 courses.
GERM 4920, Cooperative Education in German, 1 course.
GERM 4951, Honors College Capstone Thesis, 2 courses.
GERM 5900, Special Problems, 9 courses.
LANG 5900, Special Problems, 3 courses.
WLLC 3410, German Popular Culture, 1 course.

Directed Student Learning

Master's Thesis Committee Member, History. (November 17, 2022 – Present).

Dissertation Defense Committee Member,"Horses Against Tanks. Historical Memory and the German Invasion of Poland," History. (July 25, 2023July 25, 2023).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis,"Die Rolle der Überwachung in den zwei deutschen Staaten der 1970er Jahre, wie abgebildet in Die Unvollendete Geschichte, Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum, und Die Legende vom Glück ohne Ende”," Accounting. (May 5, 2023May 5, 2023).

Supervised Teaching Activity,"Teaching SPARK Lab at Calhoun Middle School, Denton TX," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (September 2022December 2022).

Other,"Music in Weimar," Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology. (January 18, 2022April 29, 2022).

Supervised Research,"E Geschrybeni Sprach," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (January 2022March 26, 2022).

Dissertation Defense Committee Member,"“IDEAL HAUSMUSIK”: BRAHMS’S VOCAL QUARTETS (OPP. 31, 52, 64, 65, 92 AND 103) AND THE POLITICS OF DOMESTIC MUSIC CA. 1848-1900," Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology. (February 24, 2022).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member,""Ideale Hausmusik": Brahm's Vocal Quartet (opp. 31, 52, 64, 65, 92, 103, 112) and the Politicization of Musical Genre," Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology. (December 2018February 24, 2022).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis,"The Familial Microcosm, Cognitive Dissonance, and the Emotional Manipulation of the State in Volker Braun’s Unvollendete Geschichte," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (December 12, 2020April 16, 2021).

Supervised Research,"Der Schatten über die Weimarer Republik: ein Misserfolg bei der Behandlung von Kriegstrauma," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (February 12, 2021March 27, 2021).

Supervised Research,"Der englische Einfluss auf das Berndeutsche," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (August 24, 2020March 27, 2021).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader,"“Horses Against Tanks” The Creation of the Historical Memory, Mythos, and Colonial Identity of the German Invasion of Poland," History. (November 18, 2020).

Other,"The Bridge Between Imagination and Reality: Michael Ende's The Neverending Story," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (February 2018April 2018).

Other,"Die Schaffung eines Charakters: Selbstidentität in Irmgard Keuns Das kunstseidene Mädchen," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (February 2018April 2018).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader,"Visions of British and Hanoverian Policy from Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales to George III," History. (June 12, 2017).

Supervised Research,"Music in the Romantic Literary Imagination," Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology. (May 2016September 15, 2016).

Dissertation Defense Committee Member,"Sensitivity, Inspiration, and Rational Aesthetics: Experiencing Music in the Early German Enlightenment," Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology. (September 23, 2015).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis,"A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Link Between Uncanniness and Insanity in The Sandman," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (January 2014May 2014).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis,"Between Identity and Commodity: Female Urban Experience in Vicki Baum’s Menschen im Hotel," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (January 2012May 2012).

Other,"Franz Kafkas ‘Das Urteil’," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (September 2011December 2011).

Other,"Frauen von zwei Welten: Die Darstellung der Weiblichkeit in Hermann Hesses Demian," World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. (September 2010December 2010).

Awards and Honors

Thank-a-Teacher, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. (December 21, 2022December 21, 2022).

Thank-a-Teacher, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. (May 2020).

Nominated for: American Association of Teachers of German-Goethe Institute Certificate of Merit Award, AATG. (2016).

Nominated for: Minnie Piper Teaching Award, UNT. (2016).

Nominated for: President’s Council Teaching Award at the University of North Texas, UNT. (2016).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Weber, C. D. (2018). Wenn das Unvorstellbare zurückschlägt – die Fortdauer frühneuzeitlicher Katastrophenmotive in Franz Hohlers Roman Der neue Berg. Akten des XIII. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Shanghai 2015 - Germanistik zwischen Tradition und Innovation. 10, 251-255. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Weber, C. D. (2011). Naturkatastrophen als Faszinosum und moralische Herausforderung: Reaktionen deutschsprachiger Reisenden auf das Erdbeben in Sizilien und Kalabrien von 1783. Akten des XII. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Warschau 2010. 14, 323-328. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Book
Weber, C. D., Eidt, J. (2019). Goethe’s "Bildung": Dialog Between Tradition and Innovation. 178. New York, NY: Peter Lang. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/68038
Weber, C. D. (2015). Vom Gottesgericht zur verhängnisvollen Natur: Darstellung und Bewältigung von Naturkatastrophen im 18. Jahrhundert. 36, 414. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag. https://meiner.de/catalog/product/view/id/5303/s/vom-gottesgericht-zur-verhaengnisvollen-natur/category/1183/
Book Chapter
Weber, C. D., Jenkins, J. L. (2020). Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, The Natural History of Switzerland (1716)-Excerpts. Mountains and the German Mind: Translations from Gessner to Messner, 1541-2009. 49-75. Rochester, NY: Camden House. https://boydellandbrewer.com/9781640140479/mountains-and-the-german-mind/
Weber, C. D. (2019). The Allure of Danger: The Depiction of Nature’s Destructive Forces in Goethe’s Oeuvre. Goethe’s «Bildung»: Dialog Between Tradition and Innovation. 11-22. New York: Peter Lang. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/68038
Weber, C. D. (2017). Sturm: Barthold Heinrich Brockes’ Gedicht: ‘Die auf ein starckes Ungewitter erfolgte Stille. Phänomene der Atmosphäre. Ein Kompendium literarischer Meteorolgie. 395-407. Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag. http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783476044914
Weber, C. D. (2017). When Nature Strikes Back: The Inconvenient Apocalypse in Franz Hohler's Der neue Berg. German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene. Ed. by Caroline Schaumann and Heather Sullivan. 185-204. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-54222-9_11
Weber, C. D. (2015). Tableaux of Terror: The Staging of the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 as Cathartic Spectacle. Catastrophe and Catharsis: Narratives of Disaster and Redemption in German Culture and Beyond. 17-34. Rochester, NY: Camden House. https://boydellandbrewer.com/catastrophe-and-catharsis-hb.html
Weber, C. D. (2008). "Glück im Unglück: Reaktionen deutschsprachiger Autoren auf das Erdbeben von Lissabon am 1. November 1755." Das Erdbeben von Lissabon und der Katastrophendiskurs im 18. Jahrhundert. Hrsg. v. G. Lauer und Th. Unger.. Das Erdbeben von Lissabon und der Katastrophendiskurs im 18. Jahrhundert. Göttingen: Wallstein.
Weber, C. D. (2007). "God's Wrath or Accidents of Nature? Conflicting Perspectives in the Representation of Natural Disasters in 18th Century Germany." Representing the Unimaginable: Narratives of Disaster. Eds. Angela Stock and Cornelia Stott.. Representing the Unimaginable: Narratives of Disaster. 43-53. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Weber, C. D. (2002). "Free Nature Today: On the Preservation of Nature in the Field of Aesthetics." Aesthetics and Aisthesis. Ed. Hans Adler.. Aesthetics”. Aesthetics and Aisthesis. New Perspectives and (Re)Discoveries. 59-70. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Book Review
Weber, C. D. (2021). Views of Violence: Representing the Second World War in German and European Museums and Memorials ed. by Jörg Echternkamp and Stephan Jaeger. Other. 113(4), 724-727. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. http://mon.uwpress.org/content/113/4/724.full.pdf+html
Weber, C. D. (2019). Bodies and Ruins: Imagining the Bombing of Germany 1945 to the Present, by David F. Crew. (Ann Arbor 2017). 111(1), 160-163. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.
Weber, C. D. (2015). Heights of Reflection. Mountains in the German Imagination from the Middle Ages to the Twenty-First Century edited by Sean Ireton and Caroline Schaumann (Rochester, 2012). 107(4), 669-671. University of Wisconsin Press.
Weber, C. D. (2014). Kultivierung der Katastrophe. Literarische Untergangsszenarien aus der Schweiz, Peter Utz. 106(1), 126-129.
Weber, C. D. (2013). Erhabenheit. Über ein großes Gefühl und seine Opfer (The Sublime. On a Grand Feeling and its Victims) written by Stefanie Voigt (Würzburg, 2011). 105(1), 133-135.
Weber, C. D. (2009). Representing the Unimaginable: Narratives of Disaster, eds. Angela Stock and Cornelia Stott.. 101(3), 403-405.
Weber, C. D. (2008). The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755: Representations and Reactions, eds. Theodore Braun and John B. Radner.. 100(1), 139-141.
Weber, C. D. (2006). The Aesthetics of Natural Environments, eds. Allen Carlson and Arnold Berleant.. 98(2), 284-286.
Journal Article
Weber, C. D. (2024). „Es geht schon los mit den Flüchtlingen. Wie fünfundvierzig.“ Der Fallout der nationalsozialistischen Vergangenheit in Gudrun Pausewangs Atomkatastrophenbuch Die Wolke (1987). Colloquia Germanica. Vol. 57(1), 3–28. Tübingen: Narr/Francke/Attempto-Verlag. https://mcl.as.uky.edu/colloquia-germanica
Weber, C. D. (2019). A Woman’s Petrified Gaze at the Dead — Uncovering the Troubled Ethics Behind an Iconic Image of Bombing War Against Nazi Germany. South Central Review. 36(3), 10-29. Johns Hopkins University Press. https://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/south_central_review/
Weber, C. D. (2019). Luftkrieg und Legende: Hans Erich Nossacks literarische Sinnbewältigung der Bombardierung Hamburgs im Sommer 1943. Colloquia Germanica. 50(2), 157-183. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky / Francke Publishers.
Weber, C. D. (2019). ’A Blemish on the History of the Twentieth Century’? Legends and Fabrications Surrounding the Mass Cremations in the Wake of the Dresden Air Raids, February 1945. Oxford German Studies. 47(04), 486-504. London: Maney Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association.
Weber, C. D. (2016). Deichbau und Selbstopfer: Der Katastrophendiskurs in Theodor Storms Der Schimmelreiter. Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte. 90(1), 109-133. Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag. http://www.uni-konstanz.de/dvjs/editorial.htm
Weber, C. D. (2013). „Gottes lebendige Predigt": Katastrophendarstellung und -deutung in Jeremias Gotthelfs Die Wassernot im Emmental. Euphorion. 106(4), 415-437.
Weber, C. D. (2011). Die Katastrophe als ästhetisches Faszinosum: Das Erdbeben in Sizilien und Kalabrien von 1783 im Spiegel deutschsprachiger Reiseberichte. Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert. 36(1), 56-70.
Weber, C. D. (2010). Santiagos Untergang - Lissabons Schrecken: Heinrich von Kleists Erdbeben in Chili im Kontext des Katastrophendiskurses im 18. Jahrhundert.. 104(3), 317-336.

Presentations Given

Invited Talk

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory Revisited: The Alpine Landscape in Early Modern Thought, University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany, Germany. (20182018).

Lecture

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), OLLI at UNT, A Blemish on the History of the 20th Century? The Contentious Remembrance of the Dresden Bombings in Post-War Germany, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Denton, United States of America. (2022).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), German Embassy Campus Week Program, “Berlin Alexanderplatz: A Cinematic Journey”, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Online, United States of America. (20202020).

Weber, C. D. (Other), German Program Discussion, Die Schweiz im Laufe der Zeit, University of Texas-Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2012).

Weber, C. D. (Other), German Program Discussion, Alles was du über die Schweiz wissen wolltest, aber zu schüchtern warst, danach zu fragen, Pacific Lutheran University, Lakewood, WA, United States of America. (2012).

Panel Presentation

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), AATG Joint Chapter Meeting, Grüezi-Introduce Switzerland in your Classroom, North and South Texas AATG Chapters, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20172017).

Paper

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Culture and Catastrophe Workshop, Berlin's Final Battle as Apocalyptic Spectacle: The Cultural-Ideological Instrumentalization of Catastrophe in Heinz Rein's Finale Berlin (1947), Neubauer Collegium, Chicago, United States of America. (20242024).

Weber, C. D. (Coordinator/Organizer), Forty-seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Co-organizer of the four-panel series “Catastrophe and Critique”, German Studies Association, Montréal, Canada. (20232023).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, ‘Das Schauspiel war stark berauschend; es zerrte an der Vernunft’: Die Sinnbewältigung des Luftkriegs in Ernst Jüngers Der Friede (1943) und Strahlungen (1949), German Studies Association, Montréal, Canada. (20232023).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Extremereignis ›Kältewinter‹ im 18. Jahrhundert Spuren in der zeitgenössischen Literatur, Kultur und Wissenschaft, „Höhenrauch” in den Jahren 1783/84, Martin-Luther-Luther Universität Halle-Wittemberg, Halle, Germany, Germany. (20222022).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-Sixth Annual Conference German Studies Association, “Es geht schon los mit den Flüchtlingen. Wie fünfundvierzig.“ Der Fallout der nationalsozialistischen Vergangenheit in Gudrun Pausewangs Atomkatastrophenbuch Die Wolke (1987), German Studies Association, Houston, United States of America. (20222022).

Costabile-Heming, C. (Author), Weber, C. (Presenter), German Studies Association Conference, SPARK for German: Strengthening German Programs Through K-12 Partnerships, German Studies Association, Houston, Tx, United States of America. (20222022).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-fifth Annual German Studies Association Conference, Menschenmasse im Kreuzfeuer: Die Darstellung der Berliner Zivilbevölkerung als wehrlose Kriegsopfer in Heinz Reins Roman Finale Berlin (1947), German Studies Association, Indianapolis, United States of America. (20212021).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), XIV. Kongress der Internationalen Vereinigung für Germanistik (IVG), Der Endkampf um die Reichshauptstadt als katastrophisches Naturereignis: Heinz Reins Roman "Finale Berlin", Internationale Vereinigung für Germanistik (IVG), Palermo, Italy. (20212021).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Seventy-Sixth Annual Conference of the South Central Modern Language Association, The Final Battle of Berlin as Apocalyptic Spectacle: A Critical Reevaluation of Heinz Rein's Rediscovered Novel Final Berlin, South Central Modern Language Association, Little Rock, AR, United States of America. (20192019).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-Third Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer: Die Natur-Historie des Schweitzerlands (1716), German Studies Association, Portland, OR, United States of America. (20192019).

Weber, C. D. (Moderator), Forty-Third Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Realism in the Age of Goethe and Its Legacy (4): Physics and Metaphysics of Realism, German Studies Association, Portland, OR, United States of America. (20192019).

Weber, C. D. (Chair), Imperial Legacies of 1919, Afterlives of the Central Powers, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (2019).

Weber, C. D. (Chair), Seventy-Fifth Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference, German Literature and Culture, South Central Modern Language Association, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Seventy-Fifth Annual South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Insel ohne Leuchtfeuer: A Critical Reevaluation of Ruth Kraft's Fictionalized Retelling of Her Involvement in the V-2 Rocket Program, South Central Modern Language Association, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-Second Annual German Studies Association Conference, Flood of Rocks and Ghastly Ruins: The Enduring Influence of the Ancient Flood Story on the Mountain Discourse, German Studies Association, Pittsburg, PA, United States of America. (20182018).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Forty-First Annual German Studies Association Conference, An Old Woman’s Petrified Gaze at the Dead: Uncovering the Troubled Ethics behind an Iconic Image of World War II, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (20172017).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Seventy-Fourth Annual South Central MLA Conference, Air War and Legends-Hans Erich Nossack's Literary Treatment of the Hamburg Bombing in July 1943, SCMLA, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. (20172017).

Weber, C. D. (Chair), Seventy-Fourth Annual South Central MLA Conference, GERMAN II German Literature and Culture From 1750 to 1890, South Central MLA, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. (20172017).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Mittwochsseminar, Luftkrieg und Legende: Hans Erich Nossacks literarische Bewältigung der Bombardierung Hamburgs im Juli 1943, Deutsches Literarturarchiv, Marbach, Germany. (2017).

Weber, C. D. (Chair), Seventy-Third Annual South Central MLA Conference, GERMAN III German Literature and Culture From 1890 to Present, SCMLA, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Seventy-Third Annual South Central MLA Conference, The Allure of the Demonic: The Depiction of Nature’s Destructive Powers in Goethe’s Ouevre, SCMLA, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Dallas Goethe Center Symposium, The Allure of Danger: The Depiction of Nature’s Destructive Powers in Goethe’s Oeuvre, Dallas Goethe Society, University of Dallas, United States of America. (20162016).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Contentious Memories: A Critical Reassessment of the Use of Terror Images in the Representation of the Allied Bombing Campaign Against Germany, Cambridge, MA, United States of America. (20162016).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Wozu das Leid? Wozu das Böse? Wozu die Theodizee?, Die Beständigkeit der Schreckensbilder: Darstellung und Sinnesbewältigung des Tsunamis vom 26. Dezember 2004 in den deutschsprachigen Medien, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, Germany. (20152015).

Weber, C. D. (Author & Presenter), Dreizehnter Kongress der Internationalen Vereinigung für Germanistik, Wenn das Unvorstellbare zurückschlägt – Die Fortdauer frühneuzeitlicher Katastrophenmotive in Franz Hohlers Roman Der neue Berg, IVG, Shanghai, China, China. (20152015).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Seventy-First South Central MLA Convention, 'Words Do Fail Us': The Predominance of Stereotypical Disaster Narratives in Early-Modern Travel Accounts, SCMLA, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20142014).

Weber, C. D. (Other), Dallas Goethe Center Invited Talk, The Aestheticizationof Terror: The Depiction of World War II Aerial Bombardments in German Literature, Dallas Goethe Center, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2014).

Weber, C. D. (Moderator), Thirty-seventh Annual German Studies Association Conference, Die Poetisierung der Exilerfahrung und das Erschreiben verlorener und neuer Heimat(en) bei Rose Ausländer, Erich Arendt, Hilde Domin und Paula Ludwig, GSA, Denver, CO, United States of America. (20132013).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Thirty-seventh Annual German Studies Association Conference,, Schrecken ohne Ende": Persistent Patterns in early-modern Disaster Narratives, GSA, Denver, CO, United States of America. (20132013).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Catastrophe and Catharsis: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Tableaux of Terror: The Instrumentalization of the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 as a Cathartic Spectacle, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States of America. (20132013).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Thirty-sixth Annual German Studies Association Conference, The Aestheticization of Terror: Aerial Warfare in Ernst Jünger's Strahlungen, GSA, Milwaukee, WA, United States of America. (20122012).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, The Conventionality of Terror: Persistent Patterns in Disaster Narratives from the Enlightenment to the Present, ACLA, Providence, RI, United States of America. (20122012).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Representing the Unimaginable – Disaster Landscapes of the Eighteenth-century, ASECS, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20122012).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Constructive and Destructive Functions of Violence in the Works of Heinrich von Kleist, Santiagos Untergang – Lissabons Schrecken: Heinrich von Kleists Erdbeben in Chili im Kontext des Katastrophendiskurses im 18. Jahrhundert, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, United Kingdom. (20112011).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Sixty-fourth Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Intertextuality in 18th-Century Disaster Discourse: A New Approach to Heinrich von Kleist's 'Erdbeben in Chili', Lexington, KY, United States of America. (20112011).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Witnesses to Disaster: Naples' Response to the Calabrian Earthquake of 1783 in the Crossfire of German Travel Accounts, ASECS, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (20112011).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), American Society for Eighteenth- Century Studies Annual Meeting, Naturkatastrophen als Faszinosum und moralische Herausforderung: Reaktionen deutschsprachiger Autoren auf das Erdbeben in Sizilien und Kalabrien von 1783, IVG, Warsaw, Poland, Poland. (20102010).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Thirty-first Annual Southwest / Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Meeting, What Global Disasters Can Teach Us: The Apocalyptic Visions in Frank Schätzing's Sci-Fi Thriller Der Schwarm, Albuquerque, NM, United States of America. (20102010).

Weber, C. D. (Presenter), Thirty-third Annual German Studies Association Conference, Calamity in Calabria: Disaster Tourism in the Age of Enlightenment, GSA, Washington, DC, United States of America. (20092009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Weber, C. D., "Suhrkamp Fellowship," Sponsored by Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, International, $2400 Funded. (March 1, 2017March 31, 2017).
Grant - Research
Weber, C. D., "Small Grant from the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences," University of North Texas, $350 Funded. (June 19, 2019).
Uncategorized
Weber, C. D. (Other), "Small Grant," Sponsored by UNT-Office of Research and Economic Development, $3000. (20142014).
Weber, C. D. (Other), "Weekend Seminar at the DLA in Marbach," Sponsored by Robert Bosch Stiftung, $697.61. (20112011).
Weber, C. D. (Other), "Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship," Sponsored by UNT, $5000. (20102010).

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: CLASS Advisory Board Award in Excellence in Research, Scholarship, Creative Activity, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. (March 1, 2022).

Service

University Service

Member, Personnel Affairs Committee for International Studies. (January 2023 – Present).

Chairperson, Associate Department Chair. (August 23, 2021 – Present).

Director, Director of Assessment. (August 23, 2021 – Present).

Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), UNT German Club. (August 23, 2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Personnel Affairs Committee. (August 24, 2020 – Present).

Committee Member, Executive Committee. (August 27, 2019 – Present).

Other, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (September 17, 2018 – Present).

Attendee, Graduation, Chair of the WLLC Department. (December 18, 2023December 18, 2023).

Committee Chair, Curriculum Committee. (January 17, 2023May 12, 2023).

Other, Faculty of the German Programs. (April 6, 2023April 6, 2023).

Other, Speaker's Committee. (April 6, 2022).

Member, Ad hoc Committee Review of Dr. Hendrik Schulze. (December 3, 2021).

Committee Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (September 15, 2017September 8, 2021).

Director, Director of Undergraduate Studies. (August 28, 2017August 23, 2021).

Committee Chair, Curriculum Committee. (September 2017August 23, 2020).

Committee Member, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (October 19, 2017September 16, 2018).

Other, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (January 2016May 2016).

Committee Member, Executive Committee. (August 2015May 2016).

Faculty Advisor, German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha. (August 2015May 2016).

Other, Personnel Affairs Committee. (August 2015May 2016).

Other, Coordinator for the WLLC German Section. (July 2014May 2016).

Committee Chair, German Saturday Planning Committee. (August 2010May 2016).

Committee Member, Graduate Task Force Committee. (August 2014May 2015).

Member, Curriculum Committee. (August 2012May 2015).

Other, Graduate Affairs Committee. (August 2010May 2015).

Other, Search Committee for Japanese Tenure-Track Position. (August 2013May 2014).

Member, Search Committee for German Lecturer Position. (August 2013).

Member, Ad-Hoc Committee for Department Mission and Vision Statements. (January 2013May 2013).

Member, Library Committee. (August 2010May 2012).

Member, External Funding and Scholarship Committee. (August 2009May 2011).

Member, Ad HOC Graduate Recruitment Committee. (January 2010May 2010).

Professional Service

Other, SPARK for German. (February 12, 2021 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, German Studies Review Editorial Board, Baltimore, Maryland. (January 1, 2022December 31, 2025).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Colloquia Germanica. (July 4, 2023July 4, 2023).

Officer, Vice President, Dallas Goethe Center, Dallas, Texas. (May 2020May 2023).

Reviewer, Journal Article, German Studies Association/ German Studies Review. (June 27, 2022).

Reviewer, Journal Article, German Quarterly. (November 19, 2021).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Colloquia Germanica, Lexington, Kentucky. (April 4, 2021).

Board of Directors, Dallas Goethe Center, Dallas, TX. (May 2015May 2020).

Other, American Association of Teachers of German, Texas. (September 2017September 2019).

Other, "Winterfest”, North Texas Region German Culture and Academics Competition, Fort Worth, Texas. (February 2018February 2019).

Other, South Central Modern Language Associaton. (January 2016December 2018).

Other, American Association of Teachers of German, Texas. (August 2015September 2017).

Other, "Winterfest”, North Texas Region German Culture and Academics Competition, Texas. (20132016).

Other, "Deutscher Samstag"North Texas Region German Language and Culture Immersion Event at UNT, Denton, TX. (20102016).