We are a group of enthusiastic academics who found each other in Chicago, USA. We want to offer researchers the possibility to reflect on “German” in all its facets and its place in the world. German Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our objective is to circulate scholarly information on research in literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit www.germanjournal.org for more information. Happy writing!