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Samuel Frederick Awarded Fellowship with the Center for Humanities and Information

Samuel Frederick has been awarded a Center for Humanities and Information Faculty Fellowship for Spring 2016. His project is titled "A Poetics of Collecting: The Redemption of Things in German Realism and Modernism." Professor Frederick's first book was Narratives Unsettled: Digression in Robert Walser, Thomas Bernhard, and Adalbert Stifter (Northwestern University Press, 2012), and he has written articles on Oswald Egger, Friedrich von Blanckenburg, Kleist and Walser, Oskar Fischinger, Gerhard Meier, Jeremias Gotthelf, and the Quay Brothers. Professor Frederick will be one of six faculty fellows with the Center for Humanities and Information in the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State. The CHI Faculty Fellows program is sponsored by the Center, the College of the Liberal Arts, and the University Libraries. This program supports faculty research in the humanities leading toward major projects such as a significant publication or a grant proposal.