Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Office: LT 1408
19th, 20th century and contemporary German, Austrian, Scandinavian Literatures; Cultural History; Literary and Aesthetic Theory; Psychoanalysis; Kierkegaard; Architectural History; Translation.
Current Research Projects
Current research projects include a book-length study on memorials and commemorative practices; articles on Peter Handke; Stanley Kubrick; Søren Kierkegaard as a critic and reader.
"Architectures of Memory: Rachel Whiteread's Memorial to the Murdered Austrian Jews"; Austrian Studies (Volume 1), "'Hitler's First Victim?' Holocaust Writing and Public Memory in Austria" (Fall 2003).
Entry on Georg Brandes for the "Dictionary of Literary Biography. Danish Writersfrom the Reformation to the Twentieth Century" (forthcoming, 2004).
Review essay, "Mogens Klitgaard: The European Context," Scandinavian Studies, (Winter 2002).
Review, Niels Thomsen, "Hovedstrømninger 1870-1914. Idelandskabet under dansk kultur, politik og hverdagsliv." Scandinavian Studies (Fall 2000).
"On Popularization. Reading Brandes Reading Nietzsche." Scandinavian Studies 72.2 (Summer 2000).
"Beyond Foreword: Reading Kierkegaard's A Literary Review," TijdSchrift voor Skandinavistiek (Winter 1999).
"Memory is Murder: Reading the Signs of History in Peter Handke's Der Chinese des Schmerzes"; "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore? Kubrick Reads Schnitzler on Love, Marriage et.al."
Ph.D., New York University, 1999; M.A. New York University, 1995; Diploma, University of Vienna, 1989.
Office: Library Tower 1408 (GREAL)
Phone: (607) 777-3308
Last Updated: 1/6/09