Finnish studies, Scandinavian studies, cultural studies, film studies, Scandinavian cinema, popular culture, crime fiction, Aki Kaurismäki, violence
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.
…Association for Theatre in Higher Education
American Society for Theatre Research
Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Modern Language Association
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study
Theatre Library Association…
…BA, Theatre Education (Honors), Brigham Young University, 1998
MA, Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, 2001
PhD, Theatre History/Theory/Criticism, University of Minnesota, 2008…
Wade Hollingshaus serves as the department chair of the Theatre and Media Arts Department. He is a member of TMA’s Critical Studies faculty and the head of Dramaturgy Studies. He is also a member of the BYU Honors Faculty and an affiliate faculty with BYU’s Scandinavian Studies program. His work has been published in Theatre Topics, Theatre Journal, Nordic Theatre Studies, Review: The Journal of Dramaturgy, Scandinavian Studies, and The Journal of Finnish Studies. He is the author of Philosophizing Rock Performance: Dylan, Hendrix, Bowie (2013) and is currently working two new book projects: one on 19th-century Finnish-American immigrant theatre, and one on Peter Gabriel and theatricality . He serves as a Core Convener for the international Performance Philosophy network and as the liaison between the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) and the Theatre Library Association (TLA).
…, Nicole Maruo-Schröder, and Florian Sedlmeier. Frankfurt-on-Main: Campus, 2014: 211-30.
“Intimate Exchanges: Work, Affect, and Exploitation in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth.”American Studies in Scandinavia46.1 (2014): 55-68.
“The Aesthetics of Mastery: American Literary Naturalism and the Cultural Foundations of Bureaucracy.” CAS Studies Working Paper Series 1 (2013), Center for Area Studies, Fre…
Assistant Professor of Literature at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. I’m currently working on a book about naturalist fiction and economic narratives titled Organizing Forms: American Literary Naturalism and the Spirits of Capitalism. My first monograph, Counternarrative Possibilities: Virgin Land, Homeland, and Cormac McCarthy’s Westerns, was published in 2016 by Campus. I’m the coeditor of two special journal issues, “Data Fiction: Naturalism, Narratives, and Numbers” (Studies in American Naturalism, 2017) and “Cormac McCarthy Between Worlds” (European Journal of American Studies, 2017), as well as a book forthcoming with WINTER in 2018 titled Fictions of Management: Efficiency and Control in American Literature and Culture.
…State of Primary Historical Sources Online,” BYU Studies 47, no. 1 (2008): 148-52.
Central European Economic History from Waterloo to OPEC, 1815-1975. A Bibliography. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.
“Scandinavian Social Economics Since 1930: A Bibliographic Note,”
Review of Social Economy 44, no. 2 (l986): 159-77.
“Scandinavian Social Economics, 1850-1930: A Bibliographic Note,”
Review of Socia…