German Literature, French Literature
Archival and library sciences; German literature; Yiddish literature
Contemporary German literature, Narratology, Crime fiction
Applied linguistics, SLA, language pedagogy, German history, German literature, Jewish history, Yiddish language and literature
Exile studies, German literature 18th and 20th century
German Literature, Contemporary German Minority Literatures, Comparative Literature, Black German History and Culture, transnational feminist theories and literatures, teaching and technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Writing Across the Curriculum, Digital Humanities.
inclusive pedagogy, Disability Studies, 19th and 20th century German literature, American literature
18th and 19th century German literature, gender studies, performance studies, intersections of music/sound and literature
20th- and 21-st century German literature and culture, F.C. Delius, Christa Wolf, surveillance (Stasi)
I am an Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. My teaching and research interests include 18th- to 20th-century German literature, the history and culture of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), and German and Nordic film.