Preface – Carol Haenicke: Diether Haenicke: A Biographical Sketch – Reminiscences and Tributes: The Early Years – Christian Iffert: Diether; The Wayne State Years: 1959-78 – E. Burrows Smith: Diether Haenicke at Wayne State – Official Proceedings: Board of Governors – Wayne State University, July 14, 1978 – Mildred Jeffrey: A Letter from a Board Member – Martin Stearns: A Tribute from a Colleague and Friend – Marilyn Williamson: A Tribute from a Colleague and Friend; The Ohio State Years: 1978-85 – Edward Jennings: Diether Haenicke at Ohio State; The Western Michigan Years: 1985-98 – Shirley Clay Scott: Diether Haenicke at Western Michigan. One Day in the Presidency of Diether Haenicke – Winifred Fraser et al.: A Tribute from the Board of Trustees, Western Michigan University; Poems – Jaimy Gordon: The Beautiful Desert Waits Patiently. Full Moon: The 19th in A Month of Love – Murray Jackson: Herbert Scott, Spring Songs, Kalamazoo – Herbert Scott: Spring Songs, Kalamazoo (for Diether) Die Herausgeber Joachim Dyck, Dr. phil., o. Universitätsprofessor em., Universität Oldenburg. Studium der Germanistik und Romanistik an den Universitäten Göttingen, Münster, Kiel, Freiburg, Toulouse. Promotion 1965 und Habilitation 1969 in Freiburg/Brsg. Assistant und Associate Professor an der University of Washington, Seattle WA, 1969/70. Professor für Neuere deutsche Literaturgeschichte an der Universität Freiburg/Brsg. 1970-1981. Max Kade Visiting Distinguished Professor of German, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, 1975. Gastprofessor an der Ohio State University, Columbus OH, 1984, an der Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI, 1994 und 1996. Lehrstuhl für Literaturtheorie an der Universität Oldenburg 1981- 2000. Martin M. Herman, Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Wayne State University, has a Ph.D. in musicology but has devoted much of his academic career to interdisciplinary humanistic studies and comparative arts.. Roslyn Abt Schindler (Ph.D., Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania) is Associate Professor in and former Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at Wayne State University. Professor Schindler has contributed scholarly writings to the fields of Holocaust Studies and interdisciplinary education for adult learners. Prior to his retirement from Wayne State University in 1994 as Professor Emeritus, Department of German and Slavic Studies, Marvin S. Schindler (Ph.D., Germanic Languages and Literatures, Ohio State University) served as Chair of Wayne State’s Romance and Germanic Languages and Literatures Department and as Director of Wayne State’s Junior Year in Germany (Freiburg and Munich) Programs.