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Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna (Photo by Eric Santner)
modernism and critical theory, literary representations of nature, history and theory of criticism, literature and the visual arts/literature and music
Richard Wagner; Adaptation; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Tragedy; and Scenography.
The intersection of adaptation theory and queer studies; The function of adapting narratives to other media as a form of critique
Germanophone literature from 1945-present, memory studies, gender studies
Yun Ha Kim
Comparative Modernisms, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its Writers, Visual Art.
Tae Ho Kim
Realism, Modernism, History of Sexuality, Mimesis
philosophy of history, hermeneutics, translation theory, philosophical anthropology, modern social thought
aesthetics and the philosophy of art; literary aestheticism; realism; the modern novel.
German and European thought from the late-18th through the mid-19th centuries
Early enlightenment poetry, Enlightenment thinking, development of semiotics since the 18th century
Postwar German Film and Media, Literary Translation, Contemporary German Literature, Ecocriticism, Elemental Media
narratology, violence, didactics, children’s literature, folklore
Theories of secularization, the media theory of religion, narratology (especially formalism and structuralism), word and image studies, print culture, and dramaturgy.