Geist Institute

for Women's Words

Instructor: Julie Tomberlin, Ph.D.

Old German Script Course

COPYRIGHT 2013. THE GEIST INSTITUTE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

EMPLOYMENT:

-2009- Present.      Director of Geist Institute

-1991 – Present.    Self-Employed Translator 

Specializing in German -> English Translation of Old German Script, 18th/19th Century Manuscripts. American Translators Association certified 1999.


EDUCATION:

-Ph.D. in German Studies (2004)              University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

-B.A. (1984)                                                    Wake Forest University.

-Certificate in Non-Profit Mgmt  (2013)     Duke University 

​-Historic Documents Editing Internship, “Camp Edit” (2007)

National Historic Preservation &Records Commission/ Univ of Wisconsin  

-Old German Script Course (1991)          Moravian Archives,  Bethlehem,  PA

SELECT PUBLICATIONS
-Geiger, Erika. Erdmuth Dorothea Countess von Zinzendorf: Noble Servant. Trans Julie Tomberlin Weber. Winston-Salem, NC: J. F. Blair Publishing, 2006.
-Weber, Julie Tomberlin. “‘Our dear Mama’: Zinzendorf’s Memoir of Erdmuth Dorothea.” Journal of Moravian History, no. 4 (2008): 45-94.

_______“An Eighteenth-Century Socrates? Lessing’s Appeal to Reread Zinzendorf.” In Self, Community, World: Moravian Education in a Transatlantic World. Edited by Heikki Lempa and Paul Peucker. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2010, 81-106.

______ "Translation as a Prism:  Broadening the Spectrum of 18th Century Identity." in Ethnographies and Exchanges: Native Americans, Moravians, and Catholics in Early North America. Max Kade German-American Research Institute series. Penn State Press, 2008.

-Zeisberger, David. The Moravian Mission Diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781. Edited by Hermann Wellenreuther and Carola Wessel. Trans Julie T. Weber. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2005.
-Zinzendorf, Nikolaus.  A Collection of Sermons from Zinzendorf’s Pennsylvania Journey. Edited by Craig D. Atwood.Trans by Julie Weber. Bethlehem, PA: Moravian Church Publications Office, 2001.