Antje Krueger

Assistant Professor of German

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Diplom (German/Journalism), University of Bamberg, Germany, 1999
M.A. (German), University of Georgia, 2001
Ph.D. (German), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Literary Realism in the 20th and 21st century, Hybrid textforms, German Literature by non-native speakers of German, Graphic Novels, Webmaster for the Blog of the German Program   

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Presenting a moment of the past: Third positions in Uwe Timm ‘s Works.Colloquia Germanica. Internationale Zeitschrift für Germanistik 45.3-4 (2012): 386-400.

Jedes Wort ist eine Übersetzung: Schreiben als Form der Übersetzung im Werk Zsuzsanna Gahses. Jahrbuch der ungarischen Germanistik (2011): 36-57.

Break on Through to the Other Side: Web-Based Teaching Technology in International Collaboration. Co-published with Martin Kagel, Anca Luca and Hendrikje Schwandt. Teaching German in America: Past Progress and Future Promises. Ed. by George F. Peters. Cherry Hill, NJ: American Association of Teachers of German, 2002. 285-98.

Schnittstellen der Moderne und Postmoderne im Werk Bertolt Brechts am Beispiel der „Dreigroschenoper". Communications from the International Brecht Society (2001.1-2): 38-43.

Komplexe Einfachheit: Die Konzeption der Oberfläche bei Rolf Dieter Brinkmann. Rolf Dieter Brinkmann: Blicke Ostwärts-Westwärts. Beiträge des 1. Internationalen Symposiums zu Leben und Werk Rolf Dieter Brinkmanns. Ed. by Gudrun Schulz and Martin Kagel. Vechta: Eiswasser 2001. 285-292.

Work in Progress:
Using Graphic Novels as Teaching Tools for GDR History. Accepted proposal for a planned anthology on German Graphic Novels. Editor: Lynn Marie Kutch, Kutztown University.

Recent Talks
Uwe Timm's Poetics of Daily Life (invited lecture). Triangular Readings in German Literature and Culture: A Conference on the Figure of the Third, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA. (May 14, 2014)

Co-Presentation with Justine Ruhlin (German Minor, '14)Using Graphic Novels to teach GDR History in the Intermediate German Classroom, Northeast MLA Annual Convention 2014, Harrisburg, PA. (April 6, 2014)

Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht's Idea of "Aesthetic Immediacy" as a Possibility to Present a Moment of the Past. German Studies Annual Convention 2013, Denver, CO."Das Un-erhörte Erzählen: Uwe Timm's Poetics of Daily Life." 36th Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 5th 2012

„Jedes Wort ist eine Übersetzung": Zsuzsanna Gahse's Writing Conception as Mode of Translation in „Übersetzt" (1993). Midwest MLA Annual Convention 2011, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 4 th 2011

"Kurz & gut: Deutsche Kurzfilme." Introduction to German Short films. Guest lecture sponsored by Evelyn Myers Fellowship. Goucher College, Oct 17th 2011

"We were too weak although we saw the Danger clearly:" Werner Thormann's Work as Political Journalist in the Weimar Republic, 1925- 1933. Guest lecture sponsored by Evelyn Myers Fellowship. Goucher College, Apr. 21st 2011.

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Evelyn Myers '37 Visiting Scholar, Fall 2008 - 2011. Goucher College   

Marie Christine Kohler Fellowship (declined), Fall 2007

University of Wisconsin- Madison / Knapp House Foundation

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Summer 2000. Office for Instructional Technology, University of Georgia