Seth Peabody

Seth Peabody

Seth Peabody
B.A. German; B.M., Tuba Performance, Northwestern

A.M. German, Harvard University

During his undergraduate studies, Seth spent one year at the University of Hamburg, then worked for two years after graduation as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Austria. Back in the US, he worked in Minnesota, Utah, and Washington D.C., finally returning to academia in 2009 to commence his graduate studies at Harvard. His research focuses on the literature and film of early twentieth-century Germany, with an emphasis on notions and functions of environment in both literature and film. His broader academic interests include 18th-century German theater, medieval epics of northern Europe, and 20th-century North American nature writing. He is currently working on a dissertation project on German mountain films of the 1920s and 30s. During the 2013-14 academic year, Seth is in Munich as a Fulbright scholar at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. When not studying or teaching, Seth enjoys running, hiking, cycling, and jazz and classical music

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