German Studies

Henning Wrage

Associate Professor




Campus Box 0411


McKnight Hall
Room 24
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


MA Humboldt Universität, Berlin, 2000
PhD Humboldt Universität, Berlin, 2007

Academic Focus

German media history and theory, Postwar Culture, Cultural Negotiations of Interactivity

Henning Wrage received his Dr. phil. in German literature from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. His thesis (published as “Die Zeit der Kunst” with Winter University Press: Heidelberg 2009)  is a comparative history of East German literature, film and television in the 1960s.

His current research has two focuses: German media and postwar culture, and the cultural history of interactivity.

At Gettysburg, Professor Wrage serves as the faculty advisor for the German Club and as the faculty mentor for the German House; he works with the „Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum“ committee, took part in the Mellon/Central Pennsylvania Consortium Blended Learning workshop series and has won a CPC Course Development Grant. He is currently a member of the Education Technology Committee (chair during the Spring 2020 semester).

Henning was awarded the Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award in 2019.  

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