Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Monika Holzschuh Sator

Assistant  Professor

Research interests: Language Teaching, Business German, German Romanticism and 19th century literature.

Phone: 613-533-2076
Office: Kingston Hall 411
Office hours:Tuesddays 10:00-11:00; Fridays 8:45- 9:45 am


Ph. D. in German Language and Literature, Queen’s University, 2000
M. A. in German Language and Literature, Carlton University, 1991
B. A. in German and French, University of Guelph, 1989


Professor Holzschuh Sator began her teaching at Queen’s with third-year Business German courses for which she compiled her own teaching materials, Deutsch in Beruf und Wirtschaft. She was also coordinating our second-year Business German courses. Since she began her teaching appointment at Queen’s in 2000, she has also taught our introductory Literature Courses, GRMN 311 and 312, as well as second-year language courses. Most recently, she has focused on our introductory language courses.

During the existence of the graduate program in the Department of German, Dr. Holzschuh Sator was supervising MA and PhD students’ teaching, and coordinating the introductory language courses, GRMN 101 and GRMN 102. She also reorganized the curriculum for the first-year language textbook, Kontakte, which is now used over three semesters, including in GRMN 201.

In 2016/17, Dr. Holzschuh Sator presented on the role of videoconferencing (Skype exchange) in intermediate German language classes at the DAAD German Studies North America Conference. She is currently working on papers on the use of clickers in teaching German, and on managing large introductory language classes. She also participated in the AP German Language and Culture Reading in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.



Professor Holzschuh Sator is teaching  following courses:

GRMN 101 and 102: Beginner German I and II
GRMN 201 and 202: Intermediate German I and II
GRMN 306: Business German I: German in the Workplace

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Updated June 2014