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Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:20th-century German literature, Holocaust Studies
Biography:Scrase is a professor of German and director of the UVM Center for Holocaust Studies. His scholarly expertise lies in 20th-century German literature, literature of war and the Holocaust, the literature of the GDR, and lyric poetry. His publications include books on 20th-century German authors and poets Wilhelm Lehmann and Johannes Bobrowski. Scrase also has published numerous articles and German poems in English translations, and book translations of works by Ilse Tielsch, Wilhelm Lehmann, and Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach also go to his credit. In 1998/1999, Scrase was director of the New England Universities' Junior Year Abroad Program in Salzburg; in 2000 he visited Salzburg as a Fulbright Scholar.