Students are eligible to apply for competitive fellowships that support research, travel, language study, dissertation writing, and other necessities of their academic career at Harvard.
Secondary Field in German
Students seeking a secondary Ph.D. field in German take a minumum of four courses in the department. Reading knowledge of German is a pre-requisite.
Dissertations submitted in recent years span topics ranging from satire, political correctness, and the literature of dissent to portrayals of the environment in literature and film and the intersection of literature with statistics, law, and psychology.