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Academic & Teaching staff

Anne Buckley, Lecturer in Translation Studies and German

0113 343 3504

Teacher of German language, Translation Studies and English for Specific Purposes
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Paul Cooke, Centenary Chair in World Cinemas

+44 (0)113 34 37295

Contemporary German cinema in its political, aesthetic and industrial context; the role of Hollywood in World Cinema; European Heritage Cinema
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Ingo Cornils, Senior Lecturer in German; Director of Joint Honours Programmes

+44 (0)113 343 3513

Zukunftsbewältigung: Utopian Thought, especially in Romanticism, the German Student Movement ('1968'), Science Fiction, and in the works of Kurd Lasswitz, Hermann Hesse and Uwe Timm.
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Judith Eberharter, OeAD Lektorin, Teaching Fellow in German

0044 (0)113 34 33506

Teacher of German as a Foreign and Second Language. Also specialised in language learning and teaching.
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Helen Finch, Associate Professor in German

+44 (0)113 343 3510 | Twitter: @helencfinch

Literature and the Holocaust; W. G. Sebald and H. G. Adler; South Africa in a comparative context; archives; cultural trauma; gender and queer identities in German literature
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Frank Finlay, Professor of German; Dean of the Faculty of Arts

+44 (0)113 343 2687

German literature, its social/historical context; the role of the writer-intellectual; contemporary Austrian drama, literature & National Socialism; post-1989 narrative fiction; colonialism
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Chris Homewood, Lecturer in German and World Cinemas Programme Manager, JH Film Studies

+44 (0)113 343 3512

Cinematic representations of left-wing terrorism and '1968' in Germany; the cultural memory of the Rote Armee Fraktion; Weimar Cinema; Post-Wall and New German Cinema; the 'Berlin School'; genre
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Wolfgang Keinhorst, Part-time Teaching Fellow in German

German language; the German economy and language for business, enterprise and commerce; intercultural competence, especially in relation to international business
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Anne-Teresa Markovic, DAAD Lektorin

+44 (0)113 343 3502

German as a Foreign and Second Language; language learning and teaching; integration issues in Germany
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Corinne Painter, Research and Project Officer, Lecturer in German History

Twitter: @CorinnePainter

Gender relations and the German Revolution 1918; German Jewish History; First World War
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Stephan Petzold, Lecturer in German History, Programme Manager for German, German Residence Abroad Coordinator

+44 (0)113 34 35194

20th-century German history, West Germany in 50s/60s, memory of the Nazi past and Holocaust, German national identity after 1945
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Hilary Potter, Teaching Fellow in German to English TranslationRecruitment & Admissions Tutor

Translation; Rosenstraße protest; cultural memory and national identity; German-Jewish past; impact.
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Ingrid Sharp, Professor of German Cultural and Gender History; Graduate Studies Director in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, Chair of University Graduate Examinations Group

+44 (0)113 343 3509

Gender relations and Cultural representation in German History; Women’s groups and the First World War; Gender and Peace History in the commemorations of WW1 and the German Revolution 1918
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Caroline Summers, Lecturer in Comparative Literary Translation

+44 (0)113 343 3778

Literature of the GDR; Christa Wolf; narrative theory; literary translation; authorship and identity; language and music
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Stuart Taberner, Professor of Contemporary German Literature, Culture and Society.

0113 343 3504 / Twitter: @stuarttaberner1

German writers and intellectuals after 1945. German literature after 1989. Literature and ageing. Transnationalism. Holocaust Studies. Confronting traumatic pasts in Germany and South Africa.
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Jane Wilkinson, Lecturer in German

+44 (0)113 343 3511

Contemporary German-speaking theatre and drama, with particular focus on representations of migration, 'postmigration', and transnational experience; border cultures and border theory
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