WLC Faculty and Staff

Marton Marko

Marton Marko

Associate Professor, German

Office: LA 435
Email: marton.marko@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Tu 10 - 11:50 am

Th 10 - 11:50 am

Personal Website

Current Position

Associate Professor of German


Spring 2020

GRMN 101 Elementary German I Section 3 MTWR 1:00 - 1:50 pm

GRMN 106H Intro to German Culture and Civilization - Online

GRMN 352H German Culture: Romanticism to the Present MW 3 - 4:20 pm

MCLG 110 Intro to European Studies TR 3:30 - 4:50 pm


Ph.D. Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis

M.A. Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon

A.B. German Studies, Stanford University

Research Interests

German Literature 18th Century to the Present, Austrian Studies, Comparative Literature, Literature and the Environment, Literary and Aesthetic Theory, Film and Media Studies

Selected Publications

Marko. Marton.  “’Schau, ein Indianer’:  Visions of the Native and Exotic from Handke’s Salzburg Years.”  Gegenwartsliteratur.  Ein germanistisches Jahrbuch / A German Studies Yearbook (12/2013).  Ed. Paul Michael Lützeler, Erin McGlothlin, and Jennifer Kapczynksi.  Tübingen:  Stauffenburg, 2013:  67- 90. 

Marko, Marton.  "History and Nature in Motion:  Paradigms of Transformation in the Postwar Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann."  German and European Poetics after the Holocaust:  Crisis and Creativity.  Ed. Gert Hofmann, Rachel Magshamhrain, Marko Pajevic, and Michael Shields.  Rochester, NY:  Camden House, 2011:  53 - 68.

Marko, Marton.  "'Das Erdorchester bedienen':  Epiphany, Enchantment and the Sonorous World of Peter Handke."  Austrian Studies 17 "Words and Music" (2009):  164 - 178.

Marko, Marton.  Review of German Cinema since Unification.  The New Germany in Context.  Ed. David Clark.  New York:  Continuum, 2006.  German Studies Review 32. 1 (2009):  217 - 218.

Marko, Marton.  "Handke, Peter."  The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama.  Ed. Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2007.  580 - 581 [Volume 1].

Marko, Marton.  "From Clouds to Swamps.  Cultural Dissolutions in Science and on Screen from Humboldt to Herzog."  Water, Culture, and Politics in Germany and the American West.  Ed. Susan C. Anderson and Bruce H. Tabb.  New York:  Peter Lang, 2001:  29 - 49.




Native:  English

Near-Native:  German

Working Knowledge:  French, Hungarian, Spanish

International Experience

Director 2008, 2011:  UM MCLL German Section Study Abroad Program to Germany/Austria


Treasurer / Past-President: Literature/Film Association

Member: Montana Association of Language Teachers, American Association of Teachers of German, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, German Studies Assocation, Modern Language Association