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G. Richard Dimler, S.J.

CURRICULUM VITAE


G. Richard Dimler, S.J.
July 22, 1997


1956: A.B. Fordham University
1957: Ph.L. Fordham University
1957-60: Instructor in German, Loyola High, Baltimore
1960: M.A.in Teaching, Fordham University
1960: Instructor in Theological German,Woodstock College
1962: Instructor in German, Marquette University Summer School
1963: Instructor in German, Jesuit Novitiate, Wernersville
1964: S.T.B., S.T.L., Woodstock College
1966: M.A. German, Middlebury College Language School
1970: Ph.D. Germanic Languages, University of California, Los Angeles
1970: Assistant Professor of German, Loyola College of Maryland
1972: Associate Professor of German, Fordham University
1977: Director-Honors Program, Fordham University
1978: Editor-in-Chief, Thought Magazine, Fordham University
1982: Professor of German, Fordham University
1984: Certificate: Computer Programming, Fordham University
1985: Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Fordham University
1990: Master of Science-Computer Education, Iona College
1999: Research Professor of Jesuit Emblem Studies



PUBLICATIONS


A. BOOKS


1. Friedrich Spee's Trutznachtigall. German Studies in America. XIII, ed. Hans Mayer. Frankfurt: Herbert Lang Verlag,1973. [Cf. YWML 36(1974-75); Thought,LI(1976),113-114; Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu LXV (1976),192-3.]
2. Friedrich Spees Trutznachtigall. Herausgegeben und Eingeleitet son G. Richard Dimler. University Press of America: Washington,D.C.,1981. [Cf. Arching Historicum Societatis Jesv LII (1983), 421; German Quarterly, Nov.1983, p.644; Etudes Germaniques (1983), 246.]
3. Friedrich Spee von Langenfeld. Eine Beschreibende Bibliographic Sonderdruck aus Daphnis. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1984. 1986. [Cf. Informationshandbuch Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft, p.150; Josef Werlin, Leuvense Biidragen 75(1986) 268-269; A. J. Harper, Modern Language Review 82(3) 1987 774; 83(4) 1028-1029; German Studies Review XI(1988) 495; Etudes Germaniques 1988 (2) 287; Cautio Criminalis hrsg. Van Oorschot,1992; cf. pp. 497f.]
4. Issues of Life and Death. Thought, 47 (December, 1982) Edited by G. Richard Dimler. [Cf. Hastings Center Report, April, 1983, p.51].
5. Special Issue on Violence. Thought, 46 (March,1981) Edited with Introduction.
6. Computers and the Future. Thought, 61 (December,1986). Edited with Introduction.
7. Johannes Kreihing's Emblematica Ethico Politica accepted for publication in Brepols Emblem Editions
8. Corpus Librorum Emblematum. Jesuit Series. Vol.I ed. by Peter M. Daly and G. Richard Dimler, S.J. McGill-Queens University Press. Montreal, 1997.

B. TRANSLATIONS



1. Hugo Rahner, "The Christology of the Ezercises of Ignatius of Loyola," Woodstock Letters XC, 2 (1963), 181-196.
2. Carlos Cirne-Lima, "A Phenomenology of Belief," Continuum, I, 1 (1963), 22-32.
3. Carlos Cirne-Lima, Personal Faith. St. Louis: Herder, 1964.
4. Hugo Rahner. A Theology of Proclamation. New York: Herder, 1965. (Team Translation)
5. Karl Rahner, "The Sacramental Basis of Laity in the Church," Nature and Grace. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1964.
6. "The Mysticism of St. Ignatius Loyola according to the Spiritual Diary," in: Ignatius Loyola. His Personality and Spiritual Heritage. 1555-1956. ed. Friederich Wulf. St. Louis: Jesuit Institute, 1977. 164-199.

C. ARTICLES:


1. MEDIEVAL:


1. "Parzival's Guilt: A Theological Interpretation," Monatshefte, 62, 2(1970), 123-134.
2. "Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan: The Minnegrotte and its Symbolism," Amsterdamer Beitrage zur ilteren Germanistik 9 (1975), 13-46.

2. LINGUISTICS:



1. "Notes on the Phonetic Status of the Initial Consonant Cluster /sk/ in Old English Alliterative Verse," Studies in Linguistics, 24(1974), 21-29.
2. "The Development of the Aorist in the Germanic Verbal System: A Survey of Opinion," Semasia, I(1974), 95-105.

3. LANGUAGE METHODOLOGY:




1. "An Applied Methodology for the Use of the Aural-Oral Approach in the Classroom," Woodstock, Maryland: Woodstock Press, 1963.
2. "An Applied Methodology for the Use of Deutsch, Erstes Buch on the Elementary Level," Eric, EC. 062.
3. "German Newsreels: A New Approach to Language Relevancy," Die Unterrichtspra2is,VI, 1 (Spring, 1973), 28-29. [Cf. Language and Language Behavior Abstracts, 7304985, 1079].

4. EMBLEMATICS


1. "A Bibliographical Survey of Jesuit Emblem Authors in German- Speaking Territories: Topography and Themes," Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, XLV(1976), 129-138.
2. "Egg as Emblem: Genesis and Structure of a Jesuit Emblem Book," Studies in Iconography, 2(1976), 85-106. [Cf. Abstracted article in International Repertory of Literature of Art].
3. "Jesuit Emblem Books in the Belgian Provinces of the Society of Jesus(1587-1710): Topography and Themes," Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, XLV(1977), 377-387.
4. "A Bibliographical Survey of Jesuit Emblem Authors in French Provinces of the Society of Jesus (1618-1726): Topography and Themes," Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, XLVIII(1978), 240-250.
5. "A Bibliographical Survey of Emblem Books produced by Jesuit Colleges in the Early Society: Topography and Themes," Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, XLVIII (1979), 297-309.
6. "Jesuit Emblems: Implications for the Indez Emblematicus" in: The European Emblem, ed. Peter M. Daly, Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1980, pp.109-120. [Cf. Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, LII(1983), p.352.]
7. "Literary Considerations in the Classification of the Jesuit Emblem," Jahrbuch fur Internationale Germanistik, Jahrgang XIV Heft 1, 1983, 101-110.
8. "The Imago Primi Saeculi: The Secular Tradition and the 17th Century Jesuit Emblem," Thought, 56(1981), 433-448. (Cf. Dietrich Donat, "Die Kreuzgangembleme des Augustiner-Chorherrenstiftes Wettenhausen," Kloster Wettenhausen (Weissenhorn) (1983) Guenzburger Hefte 19, p.57, fn.10 and Gerhardt Ladner, Images and Ideas in the Middle Ages, Vol. II, Rome, 1983, p. 1035).
9. "The Jesuit Emblem in 17th Century Protestant England," Festschrift for Miguel Batllori. Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu, LIII (1984), 357-369.
10. "The Jesuit Emblem Handbook: A Report," Emblematica. Interdisciplinary Journal for Emblem Studies, AMS Press Vol.1 (Spring, 1986), 198-204.
11. "A Short Title Listing of Jesuit Emblem Books," Emblematica. Interdisciplinary Journal for Emblem Studies, AMS Press Vol.2,1 (Spring, 1987), 139-187.
12. "Arwaker's Translation of the Pia Desideria: The Reception of a Continental Jesuit Emblem Book in Seventeenth-Century England," in: The English Emblem and The Contintental Tradition, ed. Peter M. Daly, New York: AMS Press, 1988, pp. 203-225.
13. "Jesuitenemblembucher. Zum Forschungsstand." Sinnbild-Bildsinn. Emblembucher der Stadtbibliothek Trier. Katalogbuch zur Ausstellung. Trier University, 1991. 169-174.
14. "The Bee-Topos in the 17th Century Jesuit Emblem Book: Themes and Contrast" in The Emblem in Renaissance and Baroque E7lrope: Tradition and Variety Brill: Leiden, 1992, pp. 229-246.
15. "Jakob Masen's Imago figurata From Theory to Practice." Emblematica Vol. 6(2) 1992, 283-306.
16. "Friedrich Spee und die fruhe Jesuitische Emblem-Tradition" Friedrich Spee zum 400 Gebtlrtstag Kolloqv.ium der Friedrich Spee Gesellschaft Trier Paderborn: Bonifatius, 1995, pp. 151-158.
17. "Imitatio, Inventio and Jesuit Emblem theory" in European Iconography East and West. Symbola et Emblemata Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Symbolism ed. Gyorgy E. Szonyi. Brill: Leiden, 1996, pp. 209-222.
18. "The Jesuit Emblem: A Bibliographical Project" in " Yearbook of the Society of Jestls 1996 Rome, 1996, pp. 104-105.
19. "Rhetorical Principles in Emblems of Education in Johannes Kreihing's Emblematica Ethico Politica in Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu LXV, 1996, pp. 129-137.
20. "Humanism and the Rise of the Jesuit Emblem" now published in "Emblematic Perceptions Essays in Honor of William S. Heckscher. in Saecula Spiritalia 36 Baden-Baden, 1997, pp.93-110."
21. Octiduum S. Francisco Borgiae (1671): The Munich Jesuits celebrate the canonization of Francis Borgia to appear in volume on Jesuitische Emblematik in Bayern: Einfluss und Auswirkung.
22. "Jakob Masen’s Critique of the Imago Primi Saeculi" to be published in the Acta of the Fourth International Emblem Conference Vol. 1A: The Jesuits and the Emblem Tradition by Brepols.
23. "The Emblematum Liber"of Andreas Alciato and Jakob Masen's Theory of the Imago Figurata" Archivum Historicum Societatis Jesu. LXVII, 1998, pp. 293-304.

5. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY GERMAN LITERATURE:


1. " The Arrow Motif in Friedrich Spee's Trutznachtigall ", [Cf. Classical Folia, XXVI(1972), 279-288; Wolfenbuttler Barocknachrichten, 1974 ff.]
2. "Genesis and Development of Friedrich Spee's Love Imagery in the Trvbtznachtigall," The Germanic Revie70, XLVIII 2(March,1973), 8798.
3. "Alienation in Don Quizote and Simplicius Simplicissimus," Thought, LXIX, 192 (March,1974), 72-80. [Cf. MLA Abstracts 1974 II, p.68, nr.10240] .
4. "A Geographic and Genetic Survey of Jesuit Drama in German-Speaking Territories (1555-1601]," Archivum Nistoricum Societatis Jesu, LXIII (1974), 133-146. [Cf. MLA Abstracts. 1974, II, 68, 10202 and Nigel Griffin, Jesuit School Drama. London: Cutler, 1976, pp. 19, 83.]
5. "On the Structure and Composition of Friedrich Spee's Trutznachtigall," Modern Language Notes, 89 (October,1974), 787-796. [Cf.MLA Abstracts, 1974, II, 68-69, 10290, and Classical Folia, XXIX, 1(1975), 72.]
6. "Death and Sacrament in Friedrich Spee's Trutznachtigall, " Daphnis. Zeitschrift fur Mittlere Deutsche Literatur IV,1 (1975), 42-50.
7. "Friedrich Spee (1591-1635): Poet, Priest, Reformer," America Feb. 8, 1992, 95-97.
8. "Friedrich Spee (1591-1635)" Dictionary of Literary Biography German Baroque Writers, 1580-1660 Vol. 164, London: Bruccoli, Clark, 1996, pp. 316-320.

6. MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE:



1. "Simplicius Simplicissimus and Oskar Materath as Alienated Heroes: Comparison and Contrast." Amsterdamer Beitrage zur neueren Germanistik 4 (1975), 113-34. [Cf. MLA Abstracts. 1975, 42-50.]

7. LITERARY THEORY:



1. "Creative Intuition in the Aesthetic Theories of Maritain and Croce," The Neal Scholasticism, XXXVII, 4(1963), 472-492.

8. COMPUTER SCIENCE:



1. "Word Processing and the New Electronic Language," Thought, Special Issue on The Computer and the Future. Dec. 1986, 460-468. 2. "Introductory Computer Course for Business Students," Collegiate Microcomputer. August 1991, 175-180.


INSIGNE XIII





BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Bonath,Gesa. Untersuchungen zur Uberlieferung des Rarzival. Bd.I Germanische Studien, Heft 238, in German Quarterly, XLVI (2), March, 1973, 270-271.
  2. Borchardt, Frank L. German Antiquity in Renaissance Myth. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1972, in Thought, 48(1974), 546-7.
  3. Hicks, Jutta B. Auf Deutsch Bitte. Stufe Eins Und Stufe Zwei. Washington: Modern Language Institute, in Modern Language Revietu, Jan. 1974, 70.
  4. Miller, Kristin G. Auf Deutsch Bitte. Reader 1 and 2. Washington: Modern Language Institute, 1972, in Modern Language Review, Jan.1974, 70.
  5. Wolf, Gewehr and Wolff, A. von Schmidt. German Revie?r and Readings. New York: Holt,Rinehart and Winston,1973, in Modern Language Review (March, 1974), 147.
  6. Kurz, Paul Konrad. On Modern German Literature, Vols.2 and 3.University of Alabama Press,1971 and 1972., in Monatshefte. 89 (3),1974, 470-472.
  7. Schroeder, Joachim. Zur Darstellung und Funktion der Schauplatze in den Artusromanen Hartmann Von Aue. Goeppingen: Kummerle, 1972, in Monatshefte 66(2), 1974, 187-188.
  8. Bernstein, Eckhard. Die Erste Deutsche Aeneis. Eine Untersuchung von Thomas Murners Aeneis-Ubersetzang aus dem Jahre 1515. in Classical Folia, 1975(1), 226-227.
  9. Vail, Van Horn and Sparks, Der Weg zum Lesen. 2nd ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace,1974, in Teaching Language Through Literature, April(1976), 40-42.
  10. Sammons, Jeffrey. Heinrich Heine. A Modern Biography. Princeton University Press, 1979, in College Literature (Winter,1981), 110-111.
  11. Arens,Anton. Friedrich Spee von Langenfeld. Zur Wiederauffindung seines Grabes im Jahre 1980. Trier: Spee Verlag,1980. in The German Quarterly, March, 1983(LVI), 310-311.
  12. Eicheldinger, Martina. Friedrich Spee-Seelsorger und poeta doctus. Die Tradition des Hohenliedes und Einflusse der ignatianischen Andacht in seinem Werk. Tubingen: Niemeyer, 1991. cf. Arbitrium. Zeitschrift fur Rezensionen zur germanistischen LiteraturvJissenschaft 3/1993, pp. 309-312.
  13. Roedter, Gabriele Dorothea. Via piae animae. Grundlagenuntersuchung zur emblematischen Verknupfung von Bild und Wort in "Pia Desideria" (1624) des Herman Hugo S.J. (1588-1629. Mikrokosmos. Beitrage zur Literaturwissenschaft und Bedeutungsforschung. Ed. Wolfgang Harms. Vol. 32. New York: Peter Lang, 1992. cf. Emblematica, 7,1 Summer, 1993, 169-177.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


Editors of Learned Journals
  1. American Association of Teachers of German
  2. Society for German Renaissance and Baroque Literature
  3. Renaissance Society of America
  4. Modern Language Association of America
  5. Catholic Press Association
  6. Society for Scholarly Publication
  7. Society for Textual Scholarship
  8. Friedrich Spee Gesellschaft
  9. Society for Emblem Studies
  10. German Studies Association
  11. Jesuitica e.v. Archivum Monacense. Munich.

SCHOLARLY PAPERS AND ADDRESSES

  1. Maryland Chapter of the AATG, March 18,1963: "Audio-Lingual Techniques in the Teaching of German," [Cf. May, 1963 The German Quarterly].
  2. "The Imago Brimi Saeculi: On Jesuit Emblematics, Origins and Methods," delivered at the Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago, December,1977.
  3. "Jesuit College Emblem Books of the Early Baroque: Typology and Themes," MLA Convention, New York, 1978.
  4. "Jesuit Emblems, Implications for the Indez Emblematicus," McGill University Conference on the European Emblem,1978. [Cf. Wolfenbuttler Barock-Nachrichten 6 (1978), pp. 2990-2992.]
  5. "Modern German Literature and the Folly Motif." Purdue University, 1982.
  6. "Henry Arwaker's Translation of the Fia Desideria of Hermann Hugo" McGill University Symposium on Continental Emblem Literature, April, 1982.
  7. "Handbook of Jesuit Emblems: A Computer-Generated Bibliography." Emblem Research. A Symposium. (Sponsored by the Society for Emblem Studies), McGill University, January 15, 1985.
  8. Chaired Session Emblems I, 20th International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, May 9,1985, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  9. "The Jesuit Emblem and the Bee-Motif" Society for Textual Scholarship, Cuny Graduate Center, April,6,1989.
  10. "The Freshman Computer Course in a Liberal Arts Context", St. Xavier's College, University of Ahmadabad, January 8,1990. /li>
  11. "Recent Developments in Emblem Theory" Emblems I, 25th International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, May 10,1990, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  12. "The Bee-Motif in the 17th Century Jesuit Emblem Book" II International Emblem Conference, Glasgow, Aug.16,1990.
  13. "Friedrich Spee's Guldenes Tugend-Buch and the Jesuit Emblem Tradition" International Spee-Kolloquium, Trier. September 10, 1991.
  14. Jakob Masen's Imago figurata From Theory to Practice. International Conference on Symbol Theory, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. May 2,1992.
  15. "Humanism and the Origin of the Jesuit Emblem", University of Pittsburg, August 16-20,1993
  16. "Imitatio and Inventio in Jesuit Emblem Theory" given at International Conference on European Iconography, Attila Jozsef University, Szeged, Hungary, June 9-12, 1993.
  17. "Recent Developments in Jesuit Theory," International Conference on "Emblem Studies. The State of the Art", University of Wroclaw, Poland, June 7-11, 1995.
  18. "Emblems in the Renaissance and Baroque: A Mode of Communications and Persuasion" Fordham University Symposium on Emblems, Art and Advertising, Feb. 15, 1996
  19. "Jakob Masen and the Imago figurata: 17th Century Reception of a Jesuit Emblem Book" given at the Third International Emblem Conference at the University of Louvain, Belgium, August 19-24, 1996.
  20. "Jakob Masen's critique of Alciato" Emblems I, 32th International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, May 10,1997, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  21. "Octiduum S. Francisco Borgiae (1671): The Munich Jesuits celebrate the canonization of Francis Borgia." 33rd International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University.
  22. May 1998.
  23. "Emblematic Structures in the 1671 Borgia celebration in Munich", Jesuit Emblematics In Bavaria: Impact And Influence," International Symposium under the auspices of the Southern German Province of the Society of Jesus and the Berchmannskolleg, Hochschule für Philosophie, Munich
  24. July 2-5 1998.
  25. "Multifunctionality and Multivalence in Borgia emblematic commemorations". Fifth International Emblem Congress, University of Munich, August 9-14, 1999.

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY, RESEARCH, GRANTS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

  1. Fordham University Office of Research Services: Jakob Masen, Jesuit Emblematist: (900.). 1973
  2. National Endowment for the Humanities: Summer Grant for Young Scholars, Emblem Research in European Libraries: (2500). 1974
  3. American Council of Learned Societies: Jesuit Emblems. (1900.) 1975
  4. Jesuit Writers Fund. Spee Bibliography. (300). 1975
  5. Fordham University Office of Research Services: Catalogue of Jesuit emblem microfilm: (1000.) 1976
  6. German Academic Exchange Service. Grant for Visiting Scholars: (4000 DM). 1976.
  7. Fordham University Office of Research Services: Spee Bibliography: (600.). 1977
  8. German Academic Exchange Service: National AATG Competition, (3800 DM). 1977
  9. Herzog August Bibliothek zu Wolfenbuttel Gaststipendium. (2000 DM). Summer 1979.
  10. Fordham University Office of Research Services: Research at Huntington Library on Jesuit and Religious Emblems: (1200.) 1983
  11. Reader Consultant to University Press of America.
  12. Participant in Title III Mellon Foundation Grant on Computers, 19831984.
  13. New York State Task Force on Poverty (1987-)
  14. New York State Task Force on Computers and Counseling (1986-)
  15. Editorial Board, Journal for Value Based Management (1987-)
  16. Fordham University Office of Research Services: Jesuit Emblem Handbook Project Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek [3000.00]. Summer 1988.
  17. National Endowment for the Humanities. Travels to Collections Grant. Summer 1988.
  18. Perkins Foundation Matching Grant: Jesuit Emblem Handbook Project [1900.00] Winter 1989.
  19. Editorial Board, Studies in Iconology (1989-92)
  20. Perkins Foundation Matching Grant: UCAT Emblem Project-McGill University [2000.00] Summer 1990.
  21. American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant to Glasgow University Emblem International Conference Summer 1990. [500.00]
  22. German Academic Exchange Service: UCAT Emblem Project. (3000DM) Summer,1991
  23. Reader for Collegiate Microcomputer
  24. International Research and Exchanges Board: Wroclaw International Conference on Emblem Studies: The State of the Art June 7-11, 1995 and research in Wroclaw Libraries June, 1995. (2530.00).
  25. Fordham Office of Research Services: UCAT Emblem Project. (2400.00) Summer, 1996.
  26. German Academic Exchange Service: UCAT Emblem Project. (3500DM) Summer,1997

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY LISTINGS

  1. Dictionary of International Biography
  2. Who's Who in the East
  3. Directory of American Scholars
  4. Personalities of the South
  5. American Catholic Who's Who
  6. Who's Who in German Studies in the USA
  7. Who's Who in Education
  8. Directory of German Faculties in the USA
  9. Honorary Member, Alpha Mu Gamma, Gamma Beta Chapter
  10. International Authors and Writer's Who's Who
  11. Who's Who in the USA Writers, Editors and Poets
  12. Who's Who in America

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