The Department is the home of the quarterly Monatshefte, the oldest journal of German studies in the United States, established in 1898. An archive of all online issues of Monatshefte is available online here: http://mon.uwpress.org/archive/. Older issues are available through JSTOR.
Other journals that were founded in Madison include The Brecht Yearbook / Brecht Jahrbuch (1969), Basis - Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsliteratur (1974-1984), andNew German Critique (1974, now published at Cornell University)
Two book series are also edited in the Department: occasional volumes ofMonatshefte and German Life and Civilization.