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Dr. Kristie Foell

 

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Academic degrees

Ph.D. in German Literature, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
M.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1986
B.A. Yale University, cum laude in litteris germanicis, distinction in the major, 1984

Professional experience

Bowling Green State University, 2002- Associate Professor of German
Vassar College, 1992-95, Visiting Assistant Professor of German
Gustavus Adolphus College, 1991-92, Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Current research

German literature since unification

Major publications

"Berlin: the Symphony Continues," co-ed. with Costabile-Heming and Halverson, de Gruyter 2004.

"Textual Responses to German Unification," co-ed. with Carol Anne Costabile-Heming and Rachel Halverson, De Gruyter, 2001.

Blind Reflections: Gender in Elias Canetti's "Die Blendung" (Riverside: Ariadne Press, 1994).

Topics of additional publications & presentations

Literature: Thomas Brussig, Canetti and Freud, Canetti and Kafka, Elfriede Czurda, G√ľnter Grass, Christoph Hein, Stefan Heym, Wolfgang Hilbig, Gerlind Reinshagen, Christa Wolf.

Culture, film, music, other: Bachmann-Jelinek-Schroeter's Malina, Fascist Aesthetics, Hymnody, Language Pedagogy, Music and Semiotics, C.S. Pierce, Franz Schubert, Straub/Huillet, WWW-based Language Teaching.

Major awards

TrainDaF class of 2004
Fulbright Grant to Berlin (1995-96)
Fulbright Grant to Vienna (1989-90)
President's Advising Awad, BGSU (2004)

Major service activities

Director of Global Village, BGSU, 2007-09
Director of International Studies, BGSU, 2001-11
BGSU AYA Austria Director, 1999-2000, 2006-07, 2010-11