Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
BiographyCharles Joseph Brown is a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures (MFLL). Charles’ primary field of study is German language and literature with a secondary concentration in Applied Linguistics. Charles’ areas of research include the German drama (especially theory of drama and tragedy), literary theory and criticism, and theories of second language acquisition (SLA). Charles’ dissertation will explore the philosophy of tragic and theories of individuation as it relates to German literature in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Charles is a Graduate Teaching Associate and teaches elementary and intermediate German.