Preface – Biography: Carol Haenicke : Diether Haenicke : A Biographical Sketch. Reminiscences and Tributes: Theearly 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 Fraseret 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: Freiburg – Herbert Scott: Spring Songs, Kalamazoo (for Diether) Die Herausgeber Prof. Dr. Joachim Dyck, Lehrstuhl für Literaturtheorie und Direktor der Arbeitsstelle Rhetorik, Universität Oldenburg. Hg. des Jahrbuchs “Rhetorik”. Professuren in den USA (UW, Seattle , Wa; OSU, Columbus OH: UM, Ann Arbor, MI). 1. Vors. der Gottfried Benn-Gesellschaft. Martin M. Herman, Professoremeritus 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 and former Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at Wayne State University. Prior to his retirement from Wayne State University in 1994 as Professoremeritus, 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.