Office Hours

T/TH: 11:00am - 12:00pm

and by appointement

 

Interests

Study abroad in Prague/Vienna/Budapest

Yoga and pilates

Central European Literature and Culture

Sewing, Crochet and embroidery

Traveling

 

Cynthia Klima

Associate Professor of

German

Welles 206C
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5247
klima@geneseo.edu

 

Cynthia Klima has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1993.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D.,German - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995
  • M.A., German - University of Oklahoma, 1986
  • B.A., Russian - University of Oklahoma, 1983

Research Interests

Her interests lie in German-Czech-Jewish relations, political relations in Europe, cultural history of Central Europe, Russian literature and cultural history, and the Germans and Jews of Prague. She has written numerous articles on Jewish contribution to culture in Central Europe, historical articles and book reviews on German, Czech, Russian and Jewish themes. Her translation of Paul Leppin’s Blaugast: A Novel of Decline was published in November 2007 by Twisted Spoon Press in Prague, Czech Republic. In addition, Dr. Klima is involved with Humanities/Central European Studies and Summer Study Abroad to Prague, Czech Republic. She is the coordinator for both the German minor and Central and Eastern European Studies minor.