About Me

Dr. Richter teaches a wide variety of courses in German and in Linguistics. In German, these include  _Translation_ and _German Dialectology and Grimms’ Ma”rchen_.  Offerings in the linguistics program regularly include _Linguistics of the Romance Languages_, a central course in the Romance Language major.  Dr. Richter’s current linguistic interests center on metaphor theory and his research activities have focused on translation. Among other works, he has translated Pierrot Lunaire (1884, by Albert Giraud) from French (Truman State University Press), The Gate of All Marvelous Things: A Guide to Reading the Tao Te Ching from Chinese, and numerous works by Otto Rank and Sigmund Freud from German.