Sunka Simon

Sunka Simon, Johns Hopkins PhD 1993 – since 2003 Associate Prof. of German, Film and Media Studies, Chair of Women’s Studies, Swarthmore CollegePublications: Mail-Orders:  The Fiction of Letters in Postmodern Culture (SUNY Press 2002). 

Selected articles: 

  • „Irresistible Innocence: Remediations of Nazi-era Schlager,“ Re-Mediations: German Pasts, Texts, and Intertexts, eds. Susan Figge and Jenifer Ward, forthcoming 2008;
  • Jelinek in Film and Script. Tales of Sound versus Fury: Malina (1991), Elfriede Jelinek: Writing Woman, Nation, and Identity. A Critical Anthology,  eds.  Matthias  Piccolruaz Konzett and Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger (Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2007);
  • Weimar Projec(tion)s in Post-Unification Cinema,  Berlin – The Symphony Continues. Eds. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Rachel Halverson, Kristie Foell (Berlin/NY: Walter de Gruyter, 2003);
  • Der vordere Orient: Colonialist Imagery in Popular Postwar German Schlager. German Matters in Popular Culture.  Special issue of Journal of Popular Culture, 34.3 (Winter 2000): 87–108.
  • Work in progress: a book on the intersections of gender, race, and place in German popular culture.

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