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Shelley Hay

Associate Professor
Global Cultures & Languages
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

19th- and 20th-century German literature and philosophy, intermediality (music and language), pedagogy and pop culture, assessment in the foreign language classroom

Current courses at UWL

GER 102


GER 311


Ph.D. Germanic Languages and Literatures - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A. Germanic Languages and Literatures - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A. in Philosophy and B.A. in German - University of Virginia


Teaching history

  GER 101: Elementary German I

  GER 102: Elementary German II

  GER 201: Intermediate German I

  GER 202: Intermediate German II

  GER 300: Advanced German

  GER 311: Conversation and Composition

  GER 320: German Civilization 1871-Reunification

  GER 321: German Civilization 1989-present

  GER 327: Grammar review

  GER 328: Short stories

  GER 329: Reporting and Publishing the News in German

  GER 330: German Conversation and Phonetics

  GER 351: Films in German

  GER 398: German Thinkers and Popular Culture

  GER 399: German Literature in Translation

  GER 403: Studies in German Literature

  GER 498: Independent Study

Research and publishing

Rosen, Lauren; Hay, Shelley; Maeda, Magara; Pell, Sandrine and Roberts, Natalia. "How Reflective Practice Informs Blended and Online Language Instruction." In Effective Online Language Teaching in a Disruptive Environment (2021): 41-65.

Hay, Shelley and Xu, Hongying. “EPortfolios for Assessment Purposes in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Project Outline.” In Materialien Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache. Eds. Sandra Ballweg and Bärbel Kühn Vol. 102 (2019): 131-146.

Hay, Shelley. “Metaphysical Mirroring: The Musical Structure of Society in Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus and Hermann Hesse’s Das Glasperlenspiel.German Studies Review. 41.1 (2018): 1-17.