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Laura Deiulio

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Laura Deiulio

Associate Professor
Department Chair

McMurran Hall 105A
(757) 594-7062


  • Ph D in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
  • MA in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
  • AB in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis


German language (all levels), German literature, German cultural history, advanced grammar and composition, the Enlightenment and Romanticism


German Romanticism, German women writers


Laura Deiulio received her MA and PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Princeton University. At Christopher Newport University, she teaches all levels of German classes as well as courses on literature in translation. Her research focuses on German Romanticism and women writers. Recent publications examine Rahel Levin Varnhagen’s correspondences with Auguste Brede and Pauline Wiesel. She has also published articles or book chapters on Esther Gad and Lou Andreas-Salomé. Currently, she is working on a book-length study of Rahel Levin Varnhagen’s thought and is co-editing a volume of essays on intellectual collaborations from the time period 1750-1850.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2021). "A Portrait of the Moment:" Rahel Levin Varnhagen's Letters at the Boundary of Life Writing. Camden House. Pages, 33-50.
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