AboutI am an Assistant Professor of Germanic Studies in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. I teach in both German and Scandinavian subject areas. My teaching and research interests include 18th- to 20th-century German literature, the history and culture of the former East Germany, and German and Nordic film.
- Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
- M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
- B.A., Hamline University
Work Shared in CORE
- An Other Kind of Home: Gender-Sexual Abjection, Subjectivity, and the Uncanny in Literature and Film. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015. 181 pp. (R)
- Reviewed in: Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies 53.4 (2017): 409-411.
- Gender and Sexuality in East German Film: Intimacy and Alienation. Co-Ed. with Faye Stewart. Rochester, NY: Camden House, forthcoming in 2018. (R)
- Classical Music in the German Democratic Republic: Production and Reception. Co-Ed. with Larson Powell. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015. (R)
- Reviewed in Journal of European Studies 46.2 (2016): 198-200; Women in German Newsletter 127 (Summer 2016): 23-24; Music and Letters 97.2 (2016): 364-366; American Record Guide 79.2 (2016): 237; Monatshefte 109.2 (2017): 332-334; German Studies Review 40.3 (2017): 688-690.
- From Weimar to Christiania: German and Scandinavian Studies in Context. Co-Ed. with Florence Feiereisen. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007.
- “Shame and Love: East German Homosexuality Goes to the Movies.” In Gender and Sexuality in East German Film: Intimacy and Alienation. Eds. Kyle Frackman and Faye Stewart. Rochester, NY: Camden House, forthcoming. (R)
- — and Faye Stewart. “Introduction: Sex and Socialism in East German Cinema.” In Gender and Sexuality in East German Film: Intimacy and Alienation. Eds. Kyle Frackman and Faye Stewart. Rochester, NY: Camden House, forthcoming. (R)
- — and Larson Powell. “Music and Heritage in the German Democratic Republic.” In Classical Music in the German Democratic Republic: Production and Reception. Eds. Kyle Frackman and Larson Powell. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015. 1-19. (R)
- “Vor Ort: The Functions and Early Roots of German Regional Crime Fiction.” Tatort Germany: The Strange Case of German Crime Fiction. Eds. Todd Herzog and Lynn Marie Kutch. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014. 23-40. (R)
- “Out of Time: ‘Allotemporality’ in Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss’s Zurück auf los.” queere (t)ex(t)perimente. Ed. Franziska Bergmann, Jennifer Moos, and Claudia Münzing. Freiburg: fwpf-Verlag, 2008. (R)
- Feiereisen, Florence, and Kyle Frackman. Introduction. In From Weimar to Christiania: German and Scandinavian Studies in Context. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 1-5.
- Entries on “Swedish-Speakers in Finland,” “Einojuhani Rautavaara,” “Nobel Peace Prize,” and “Folk High Schools” in Encyclopedia of Contemporary Scandinavian Culture. Eds. Helena Forsås-Scott, Mary Hilson, and Titus Hjelm. London: Hurst & Co. (submitted)
- Entries on “Lola und Bilidikid” and “Zurück auf los” in The Directory of World Cinema: Germany. Ed. Michelle Langford. Bristol: Intellect Books, 2012. 192-93, 196-97.
- “Finland, Civil War, and Revolution, 1914-1918.” International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present. Ed. Immanuel Ness. NY: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. 1200-02. (R)
- Entries on “German Literature,” “Magnus Hirschfeld,” and “Richard von Krafft-Ebing” in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History: The Nineteenth Century. Vol. 5. Ed. Susan Mumm. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. 138-42, 111-13, 130-32.
- Jampol, Justinian, ed. Beyond the Wall: Art and Artifacts from the GDR. NY: Taschen, 2014. In Seminar: Journal of Germanic Studies 53.3 (2017): 305-307.
- “To be gay in 1950s Zurich.” kultur360. 27 May 2016. Original available at http://www.kultur360.com/to-be-gay-in-1950s-zurich/.
- Mueller, Gabriele, and James M. Skidmore, eds. Cinema and Social Change in Germany and Austria. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. In German Studies Review 37.1 (2014): 243-46.
- Blawid, Martin. Von Kraftmenschen und Schwächlingen: Literarische Männlichkeitsentwürfe bei Lessing, Goethe, Schiller und Mozart. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011. In Monatshefte 104.3 (2012): 428-30.
- Krimmer, Elisabeth, and Patricia Anne Simpson, eds. Enlightened War: German Theories and Cultures of Warfare from Frederick the Great to Clausewitz. Rochester: Camden House, 2011. In Women in German Newsletter 120 (2012). Web.
- Schulte, Hans and Gerard Chapple, eds. Shadows of the Past: Austrian Literature of the Twentieth Century. NY: Peter Lang, 2009. In German Quarterly 83.4 (2010).
- Beiser, Frederick C., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Hegel and Nineteenth-Century Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. In German Studies Review 33.2 (2010).
- Freydberg, Bernard. Schelling’s Dialogical Freedom Essay: Provocative Philosophy Then and Now. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. In German Studies Review 33.2 (2010).
- Jones, Michael, and Kenneth R. Olwig, eds. Nordic Landscapes: Region and Belonging on the Northern Edge of Europe. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. In Scandinavian-Canadian Studies 18 (2009): 120-23.
- Mennel, Barbara. The Representation of Masochism and Queer Desire in Film and Literature. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. In Women in German Newsletter 108 (2008).
- Campt, Tina. Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004. In gender forum 18 (2007).
- Pomerance, Murray, and Frances Gateward, eds. Where the Boys Are: Cinemas of Masculinity and Youth. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2005. In gender forum 17 (2007).
ProjectsHomosexuality in East Germany