Uta Larkey

Associate Professor of German; Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Julia Rogers 265
410-337-6222
ularkey@goucher.edu
http://faculty.goucher.edu/ularkey/about.html


Education

Diplom (Russian and English Studies), Universität Leipzig, Germany, 1975
Ph.D. (Modern Russian Literature), Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany, 1984


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

German Feature and Documentary Films Since 1945, German-Jewish Studies, Film and Literature on the Holocaust, Oral History/Story-Telling and Memory of Holocaust Survivors and Their Families


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Book

2011   Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust: A Jewish Family's Untold Story, co-authored with Rebecca Boehling, Cambridge University Press.

 

Articles

2012   Multilingualism in Contemporary Israeli Film (forthcoming, in German), Israelisches Kino, Schriftenreihe Ismar Elbogen Netzwerk für jüdische Kulturgeschichte.

2011   Transcending Memory: The Third Generation (work-in-progress),
http://www.brandeis.edu/hbi/Fam_Holocaust/Project_Work.html

2008   New Places, New Identities: The (Ever) Changing Concept of  ‘Heimat,’ German Politics and Society, Volume 26, Number 2, summer 2008.

Course Development

2010   Current Trends in Israeli Cinema.

2009, 2011   Director and co-teacher, Intensive Course Abroad (ICA) Film in Berlin, Berlin in Film, Film and TV Academy (HFF) Potsdam-Babelsberg.

2009   Jews in Germany from the Haskalah (Enlightenment) to the Rise of the Nazi Regime.

2009   Multicultural Germany.

2004-present   Director of Intensive Courses Abroad (ICA), in Berlin/Germany (housing, daily language instruction, cultural events, student supervision and assessment).

2004-present   Gateway to Berlin (in English) Intercultural preparation for ICA in Berlin.

2004-present   Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors – An Experiential Approach. Service learning course.


Funded Research

Grants

2013   Fellow, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, USHMM, Washington, DC, February-June.

2011   Summer research grant “Who will say Kaddish when we are gone?” Berlin’s “Visitors’ Program” for Former Jewish Residents of the City, Goucher College.

2010   Fellow, Summer Institute, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts and Israel, June 15-July 8.

2010   Scholar-in-residence, Families, Children and the Holocaust, Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, January-May.

2008   Summer research grant for Research trip to Theresienstadt, June 17-June 20, Goucher College.

2006   David Baumgardt Fellowship Award, Leo Baeck Institute, New York City. 2006 Summer research grant for Research trip to Israel, June 27-July 4, Goucher College.


Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Certificate of Merit, the Goethe Institute and the American Association of Teachers of German, 2004

2013- Fellow, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, USHMM, Washington, DC, February-June.

2011-Summer research grant "Who will say Kaddish when we are gone?" Berlin's "Visitors' Program" for Former Jewish Residents of the City, Goucher College.

2010 -Fellow, Summer Institute, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts and Israel, June 15-July 8.

2010-Scholar-in-residence, Families, Children and the Holocaust, Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, January-May.

2008 - Summer research grant for Research trip to Theresienstadt, June 17-June 20, Goucher College.

2006 - David Baumgardt Fellowship Award, Leo Baeck Institute, New York City.

2006 - Summer research grant for Research trip to Israel, June 27-July 4, Goucher College.


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