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Eugene Sampson


BA, DePaul University, 1997
MFA, University of Iowa, 2006

Interests and Teaching

Eugene Sampson's poems, reviews, and translations from the German have appeared in print and online.  Since coming to DePaul as an instructor in 2011, he has taught sections of Basic German, as well as courses for advanced students in translation and creative writing.  He also teaches German Chicago as part of the Chicago Quarter for incoming freshmen.  Prior to coming to DePaul, Eugene organized events for the Chicago branch of the Goethe-Institut, the Federal Republic of Germany's official cultural representative around the world.

Courses Taught

  • Basic German I, II, & III
  • Advanced Communication
  • Translation
  • Special Topics in German:  Modes of Creative Writing
  • Special Topics in German:  German for Reading Knowledge
  • Discover Chicago: German Chicago