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Faculty Image Marton Marko
Office: LA 435
Phone: (406) 243-5418
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Current Position:

Associate Professor of German

German Section Head, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Office Hours:

Spring 2015

Tuesday 2 - 4 pm, Thursday 10 am - 12 pm, and by appointment

Research Interests:

German Literature 18th Century to the Present, Austrian Studies, Comparative Literature, Literature and the Environment, Literary and Aesthetic Theory, Film and Media Studies


Spring 2015

GRMN 202 Intermediate German II MUWF 11:10 am - 12 pm LA 342

GRMN 491 German Literature Since 1990 MWF 1:10 - 2:00 pm LA 336

GRMN 352H / MCLG 331H German Culture 1900 - Present MWF 2:10 - 3:00 pm LA 207


Ph.D. Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis

M.A. Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon

A.B. German Studies, Stanford University


Vice-President:  Literature/Film Association

Executive Board Member: Montana Association of Language Teachers

Chapter Testing Chair:  American Association of Teachers of German - Montana

Member:  Modern Language Assocation, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, German Studies Assocation, International Brecht Society  

International Experience:

Director 2008, 2011:  UM MCLL German Section Study Abroad Program to Germany/Austria

Selected Publications:

Marko. Marton.  “’Schau, ein Indianer’:  Visions of the Native and Exotic from Handke’s Salzburg Years.”  Gegenwartsliteratur.  Ein germanistisches Jahrbuch / A German Studies Yearbook (12/2013).  Ed. Paul Michael Lützeler, Erin McGlothlin, and Jennifer Kapczynksi.  Tübingen:  Stauffenburg, 2013:  67- 90. 

Marko, Marton.  "History and Nature in Motion:  Paradigms of Transformation in the Postwar Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann."  German and European Poetics after the Holocaust:  Crisis and Creativity.  Ed. Gert Hofmann, Rachel Magshamhrain, Marko Pajevic, and Michael Shields.  Rochester, NY:  Camden House, 2011:  53 - 68.

Marko, Marton.  "'Das Erdorchester bedienen':  Epiphany, Enchantment and the Sonorous World of Peter Handke."  Austrian Studies 17 "Words and Music" (2009):  164 - 178.

Marko, Marton.  Review of German Cinema since Unification.  The New Germany in Context.  Ed. David Clark.  New York:  Continuum, 2006.  German Studies Review 32. 1 (2009):  217 - 218.

Marko, Marton.  "Handke, Peter."  The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama.  Ed. Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2007.  580 - 581 [Volume 1].

Marko, Marton.  "From Clouds to Swamps.  Cultural Dissolutions in Science and on Screen from Humboldt to Herzog."  Water, Culture, and Politics in Germany and the American West.  Ed. Susan C. Anderson and Bruce H. Tabb.  New York:  Peter Lang, 2001:  29 - 49.