Peter Karl Pabisch

Professor Emeritus of German

Photo: Peter Karl Pabisch

Email: pabisch@unm.edu
Phone: (505) 277-4771
Fax: (505) 277-3599

Educational History:

1974, Ph.D.University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Modem and Older German Literature, Higher Education 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1985, Dr. Phil., Universitaet Wien (Austria), German Literature.

1971, M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Modern German Literature.

1985, Magister. phil, Universitaet Wien (Austria), German Studies.

1966, M. A. T., equiv., Paedagogisches Institut der Stadt Wien (Austria) and University of Vienna (=Teaching Degree for Secondary Schools): English, German, Physical Education, Education .

1962, B. A. T., equiv., Paedagogisches Institut der Stadt Wien (Austria) (=Teaching Degree for Elementary Schools): General Subjects.

Research Interests:

Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst, 1. Klasse (Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art, 1st Class) from Austria’s Ministry of Research and Art, Vienna-Los Angeles, 2012

Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Mexico Foreign Language Teacher Association – NMOLE, Albuquerque, 2011

Best College Teacher of German in the USA 2005, from the AATG (American Assoc. of Teachers of German)– with the travel stipend of the Checkpoint Charley Society to Berlin, 2006.

Licensed Public School Teacher for the State of New Mexico, level 3, to teach Foreign Languages from PreK to 12 (Pre-Kindergarten to 12th school year), 2006-2015.

Distinguished Max Kade Research Professor at Symposium of the Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Nov. 20–24, 2002, on the topic of “The Future of the German Language in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe”

Faculty Award for International Programs at UNM for the year 2001/2002, Office of International Programs and Studies, UNM

Friedestrom Prize 2000, for research in international literary dialect studies, October 2000, International Dialect Archives Ludwig Soumagne, Zons, Germany

Award from the Goethe-Institute (Houston), 1995, for “Twenty Years German Summer School of New Mexico”

Invited Member of the German P.E.N., 1994 to present

Pegasus Arts Award, 1994, ‘Poetry in the Arts’ Association, Austin, Texas

Pegasus Poetry Award, 1993, ‘Poetry in the Arts’ Association Austin, Texas

Invited Member of the Austrian P.E.N., 1987 to present

Das Grosse Ehrenzeichen der Republik Oesterreich (The Great Medal of Merit of the Republic of Austria), 1986

Das Verdienstkreuz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland des Verdienstordens, Erster Klasse (The Cross of Merit, First Class, of the Federal Republic of Germany), 1985

German-American Award "for outstanding achievements in furthering the teaching of German in the United States of America," 1982, by the Goethe Institute New York and he American Association of Teachers of German .

Selected Publications:

Books authored

  • 33 Jahre später – 1978 – 2011: Interviews mit modernen Dialektautoren (mit DVD).Krefeld: van Acken, 2012.
  • Rudolfsheim-Krieau-Raimundtheater oder Der Fall Franz Rückauf sen. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang,2006; 2nd rev. Edition, 2009.
  • Going on Thirty Years: The German Summer School of New Mexico. Vermillion: Verlag Schatzkammer, 2002.
  • Luslustigtig – Phänomene deutschsprachiger Lyrik 1945 his 1980. Vienna, Cologne, Weimar: Boehlau, 1992; 1993: 2nd edition.
  • H. C. Artmann: Ein Versuch über die literarische Alogik. Vienna: A. Schendl, 1978.
  • Anti-Heimatdichtung im Dialekt. DIALECT, Sonderheft 5. Sonderheft 5. Vienna, 1977.

Books edited

  • Von Eierschwammerlhöhen zur D. H. Lawrence Ranch. Österreichisches Literaturgeschehen in den Rockys? Eine Begegnung (mit W. Greisenegger).Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik, Reihe A, Band 100, Berne: Peter Lang, 2010.
  • Patentlösung oder Zankapfel: German Studies im internationalen Bereich am Beispiel der Vereinigten Staaten. Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik, Reihe A, Band 72, Berne: Peter Lang, 2005.
  • Mit Goethe Schule machen? Jahrbuch für Intemationale Germanistik, Reihe A, Band 68, Berne: Verlag Peter Lang, 2002.
  • Die Wiener Gruppe: Im Gedenken an H. C. Artmann (with Achim Thyssen). Krefeld: Verlag van Acken, 2001.
  • Swiss/Alemannic Perspectives of the Nineties. Vermillion: Verlag Schatzkammer, 2000.
  • Dimensions: A. Leslie Willson & Contemporary German Arts and Letters (with Ingo R. Stoehr ). Krefeld: Verlag van Acken, 1993.
  • Die Deutsche Literatur: Biographisches und bibliographisches Lexikon, Reihe VI; 1890 – 1990. Band I, Lieferung 1 – 5 (with N. Oellers, I. Pergande, E. Schütz, B. Witte). Berne, Berlin, etc.: Peter Lang, 1991; Lieferung 6-8, 2002.
  • From Wilson to Waldheim: Proceedings of a Workshop on Austrian-American Relations – 1917 to 1987. Riverside, California: Ariadne Press, 1989.
  • German Literature of the Fringes – in German and with English translations (as guest editor). University of Texas at Austin: DIMENSION XVIII/l, 1989.
  • Sonderheft Berlin (with Werner Kitzler and Margit M. Sinka ). University of South Dakota; SCHATZKAMMER, X, 1, Spring 1984.
  • New German Dialect Poetry – in German dialect(s) and with German & English translations (as guest-editor). University of Texas at Austin: DIMENSION XII/3, 1979, appeared 1982.
Creative Books
  • vindobonsensische geh-dichte. Gedichte und Skizzen (Poems and sketches) Krefeld: van Acken, 2012.
  • wortspiel. Gedicht (Poem). Palma de Mallorca: Alpha Press, 2002.
  • wortort tarock unter anderem: Gedichte und Gesichte,University of South Dakota: Vermillion, South Dakota, 1999.
  • Sioux und andere Er-Fahrungen: Gedichte mit einigen Skizzen. University of South Dakota:Vermillion, South Dakota, 1st edition, 1989; 2nd edition, 1993.
  • Santa Fe etc. etc. etc.: Poems and Sketches. Austin, Texas: The Dimension Press, 1990.
  • Der Morgen leicht wie eine Feder: Gedichte, Reihe ‘Lyrik aus Oesterreich’, Baden-Vienna: Grasl 1989.
  • Arroyo Seco: Amerikanische Stimmungen: Gedichte und Erzählungen, Berlin: Stoedtner – Verlag, 1984.

Illustrations

  • Along the Camino Real: Greguerias and Sketches. Texts by Theo Walker and sketches by Peter Pabisch. Albuquerque: Wilde Publishing, Tertulia Press, 2012. (In print).
  • Bakal’s Unfamiliar Quotations… on Life, The Universe and Everything, Compiled by Richard Bakal; illustrated by Peter Pabisch. Ridgefield, Connecticut, 2002.

Teaching Interests:

German poetry in the 20th Century, 19th Century German Novel, the age of Goethe, Goethe's Faust I&II, Baroque, Middle High German Literature and Culture, German-European-American Cultureal Relations, German Languagea and Linguistics, German Studies in general.

Representative Courses:

  • German 497 - Independent Studies on topics listed above - by appointment.
  • German 551 - Independent Studies on topics listed above - by appointment.