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574. Made in Germany: Gendered Performances of German National Identity

Monday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by Women in German

Presiding: Hester Delacey Baer, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

1. "UFA's Early Female Stars: Performing and Contesting German Identity in Weimar Film," Julie K. Allen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

2. "Ventriloquist Acts: Gender, Nation, and Memory in Germany before and after 1989," Elizabeth R. Mittman, Michigan State Univ.

3. "The Disputed Existence of Black German Women: From May Ayim to Heimat, bitters├╝├če Heimat," Jamele Watkins, Univ. of Massacusetts, Amherst


  • German Literature – General

  • German Literature – Twentieth Century

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