Marike Janzen

Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Peace & Conflict Studies
Courtesy Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures
Primary office:
785-864-1378
205-B, Bailey


Assistant Professor Marike Janzen  earned her PhD in comparative literature from the University of Texas at Austin and serves as coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program within the Humanities Program. Her research and teaching interests focus on world literature, human rights literature, and notions of solidarity. She has published on the authors Alejo Carpentier, Anna Seghers and Bertolt Brecht as well as teaching human rights through service learning. In July 2016, she participated in a  2-week seminar on Germany’s literature industry in Berlin. Dr. Janzen is currently finishing a book titled Writing to Change the World: Anna Seghers, Authorship, and International Solidarity in the Twentieth Century


Upcoming Events
Humanities Program Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

Registering Students: Please note that all Humanities courses have changed from HWC to HUM in the Course Catalog. 

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