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About the Journal

focus on German Studies is a scholarly journal for German language literature and German Studies that is run and published exclusively by graduate students from the Department of German Studies at the University of Cincinnati. We publish only writing submitted by other graduate students. Our format includes articles on German literature as well as other forms of media (including art, performance, and film), interviews with German-speaking authors, and book reviews of contemporary literature. For more information, see

From 1994 through 2000, this journal was known asĀ Focus on Literatur: a journal for German-language literature.