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Anne Rothe, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of German Dept. of German & Slavic Studies 443 Manoogian Hall Wayne State University 906 W. Warren Ave. Detroit, MI 48202, USA rothe@wayne.edu EDUCATION University of Haifa, Israel: Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society (2003-2004) Post-Doctoral Research Project: “Memory and Self-Identity of German Gentiles in Israel/Palestine An Oral History Project” Middlebury College: Center for Educational Technology (June/July 2003) Graduate Certificate Program in Technology and Language Instruction University of California, Los Angeles (1997-2003) Ph.D. in German Literature Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (1993-1997) Magister Artium in Neuere Deutsche Literatur, Germanistische Linguistik, Anglistik/Amerikanistik Zertifikat Zusatzstudium “Deutsch als Fremdsprache” Universität Rostock (1990-1992) Zwischenprüfung Lehramt Gymnasium Deutsch und Englisch EMPLOYMENT Wayne State University: Dept. of German & Slavic Studies (2004-2007) tenure-track Assistant Professor of German University of Haifa, Israel: Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society (2003-2004) Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Assistant University of California, Los Angeles: Department of Germanic Languages (1997-2001) Teaching Associate and Teaching Fellow University of California Los Angeles: Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (2000-2001) Teaching Fellow University of California, Los Angeles: Department of Political Science (Winter 2002) Research Assistant Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik (1995-1997) Research Assistant Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften: Sektion "Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm" (1994-1996) Research Assistant FIELDS OF RESEARCH Memory: cognitive and social psychology of individual/autobiographical and collective/cultural memory; literature, film, and history as forms of collective memory Trauma: cognitive and social psychological theories of traumatic events and their consequences for the individual psyche; representation problems of trauma in literature, film, and history; trans-generational and collective/communal trauma Holocaust: the representation of the Holocaust in literature, film, history, and memorial sites; Holocaust reception in Germany, Europe, Israel, and the US; (hi)stories of childhood in the Holocaust; (non-Jewish) Germans as victims of the Third Reich and the Second World War Exile: Germans in exile 1930s-1950s; Soviet exile of German communists and its representation in both exilic and postexilic culture and writing German-Jewish Studies: post-Holocaust German-Jewish culture in literature, film, and history; German-Israeli relations; Ego-Histoirs of non-Jewish Germans in Jewish studies; Jews in GDR culture in history, literature, and film; German-Israeli relations; German-Jewish women writers East German Studies: remembering East Germany in post-Wende literature, film, oral history, and museums; women and children in East Germany; East German literature of the 1970s and 1980s, East German collective memory of the Third Reich and of Stalinism

Rothe, CV p.2 PUBLICATIONS Articles “Collective Memory after Halbwachs: Cultural Memory and/as Counter-Memory” submitted “Embodying the Antifascist Master Narrative: Bruno Apitz‟ Naked Among Wolves and the Buchenwald Memorial Site in East German Collective Memory.” Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Louise O. Vasvari Studies in Holocaust Discourse. Comparative Cultural Studies. Purdue: Purdue UP, forthcoming in 2007 “Narrative Silences and/in the Void between History and Memory: Willi Schumann‟s Hitler Youth Generation Memoir Being Present: Growing Up in Hitler‟s Germany.” Steven Totosy de Zepetnek and Louise O. Vasvari Studies in Holocaust Discourse. Comparative Cultural Studies. Purdue: Purdue UP, forthcoming in 2007 “Literarische Revisionen der kollektiven Erinnerung an das sowjetische Exil in der (DDR-)Literatur nach 1989.” Yüksel Kocadoru et al. (eds.) Tagungsbeiträge zum IX. Internationalen Germanistiksymposium “Wissen – Sprache – Kultur – Europa.” Eskisehir, Turkey: Ocak 2006 “Das Dritte Reich als antifaschistischer Mythos im kollektiven Gedächtnis der DDR – Christa Wolfs Kindheitsmuster als Teil- und Gegendiskurs.” Moshe Zuckermann (ed.) Deutsche Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts im Spiegel der deutschsprachigen Literatur Göttingen: Wallstein 2003 Reviews Astrid Erll (2005) Kollektives Gedächtnis und Erinnerungskulturen. Eine Einführung. Stuttgart/Weimar: J. B. Metzler Verlag. Werkstatt Geschichte 2007, forthcomung Astrid Erll, Ansgar Nünning (eds.) (2005) Gedächtniskonzepte der Literaturwissenschaft. Theoretische Grundlagen und Anwendungsperspektiven. Media and Cultural Memory/Medien und kulturelles Gedächtnis. Vol. 2. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. German Studies Review 2006, forthcoming Frank Thomas Grub (2003) „Wende‟ und „Einheit‟ im Spiegel der deutschsprachigen Literatur. Ein Handbuch. 2 vol.: Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2003, Pp. xxiv, 1040. German Studies Review 29, 1, 2006, p. 234-235. Dan Michman (2002) Remembering the Holocaust in Germany, 1945-2000. German Strategies and Jewish Responses; 2005, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=42121113594506 Review of Canonical and New Holocaust Web Sites, 2005: Voices of the Holocaust http://voices.iit.edu/index.html; Cybrary of the Holocaust http://remember.org; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum http://www.ushmm.org; The Holocaust History Project http://www.holocaust-history.org; Voice/Vision: Holocaust Survivor Oral History http://holocaust.umd.umich.edu; Fortunoff Video Archive http://library.yale.edu/testimonies; Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation http://www.vhf.org http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/rezensionen/type=rezwww&id=75> CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS Books Memory – Trauma – Narrative: Discursive Interactions in Critical Theory and German Literature Constructing Post-Holocaust German Identities in Israel/Palestine, 1946-2004 – An Oral History The Individual and Collective Memory of German Communists‟ Soviet Exile Experiences in Post-Exilic GermanLanguage Discourse from 1945 to the Present Articles “Rethinking Trauma Studies with Cognitive Psychology: A Methodological Critique” “From Traumatic Memories to Trauma Narratives: The Representation and Communication of Traumatic Events” “Wounding the Child‟s Body: Pain, Power, and Punishment in Anna Mitgutsch's Die Züchtigung” “Remembering Moscow: German Communists‟ Soviet Exile Experiences in post-1989 East German Literature” FUTURE RESEARCH PROJECTS Books Studying the Other: An Ego-Histoire of German Gentile Academics in Jewish Studies and Jewish Academics in German Studies in the German-Speaking Countries, the U.S., and Israel (to be co-edited with Stephanie SchülerSpringorum and Joachim Schlör) „Ossis und Amis‟: East Germans in the US – An Oral History Articles “Memory Confusion in Eli Cohen‟s Film Adaptation of Gila Almagor‟s Israeli (Post)Holocaust Memoirs The Summer of Aviya and Under the Domin Tree” “The Competition over Victim Status in Erica Fischer‟s Aimee und Jaguar”

Rothe, CV p. 3 PH.D. DISSERTATIONS & M.A. THESES DIRECTED Ph.D. Dissertations Pauline Ebert Remembering Rape, Flight, and Deportation: German Women at the End of World War II and the Question of German Victimhood in post-1990 German discourse (in progress) Juliana Wilth Remembering East German Childhood and Youth in post-1990 Literature, Film and Culture (in progress) M.A. Theses Kerstin Wirnhier Ruth Klügers Memoiren Weiter Leben. Eine Jugend im Kontext des amerikanischen HolocaustDiskurses und der kollektiven Erinnerung an den Holocaust in den USA, Wayne State University 2005 FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS Research Wayne State University, Detroit: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Summer Research Grant (2006) ($2,500) Wayne State University, Detroit: Humanities Center Faculty Fellowship (2005) ($8,000) Wayne State University, Detroit: Minority/Women Summer Grant Program (2005) ($7,000) [declined] Wayne State University, Detroit: Humanities Center Small Research Grant (May 2005) ($300) Israeli Government Fellowship (2004-2005) ($4,800) [declined] Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society, University of Haifa, Israel: Post-Doctoral Fellowship, (2003-2004) (€12,000) UCLA: Dissertation Year Fellowship, (2001-2002) ($15,000) UCLA, Dept. of Germanic Languages: Travel Research Grant (2001) ($4,000) Travel Assistance for Invited Talks and Conference Presentations: - Waterloo Center for German Studies, University of Waterloo, ON, CA (CDN$ 100) - Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society, Haifa, Israel (May 2006) ($1,300) - Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg (€ 500) - Department of German & Slavic Studies, Wayne State University (2005/6) ($3,200) - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Dept. of German & Slavic Studies, Wayne State University (2004/5) ($600) - Department of German & Slavic Studies, Wayne State University (2004/5) ($2,600) - Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society, Haifa, Israel (May 2005) ($1,000) - Kompetenznetz Jüdische und Rabinische Studien, Universität Potsdam (Okt. 2004) (€1,200) - “East Germany Revisited. Second East German Studies Conference,” Berlin (Oct. 2003) ($400) - Institute for German History, Tel Aviv University & Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel (June 2002) ($700) - Le Centre Canadian d'Études Allemandes et Européennes, Université de Montréal, Canada (Sept. 2000) ($500) Teaching Center for Educational Technology, Middlebury College; scholarship for Graduate Certificate Program in Technology and Language Instruction (June/July 2003) ($3,000) Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, UCLA (2000-2001) ($5,000) Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Germanic Languages, UCLA (2001) INVITED PAPERS “Constructing Post-Holocaust German Identities in Israel/Palestine, 1946-2004 – An Oral History Project,” Humanities Center, Wayne State University (Oct. 2007) forthcoming “East Germany‟s Collective Memory of the Third Reich and the Holocaust,” Bucerius Institute of Contemporary German History and Society, University of Haifa, Israel (May 2006) “Die Verkörperung des Mythos Antifaschismus: Bruno Apitz‟ Roman Nackt unter Wölfen und die Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Buchenwald im kollektiven Gedächtnis der DDR.” Institut für Geschichte, Universität Hamburg und Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg (May 2006) “Beyond Halbwachs: Theories of Collective Memory,” Humanities Center, Wayne State University (March 2006) “East Germany‟s Collective Memory of the Third Reich and the Holocaust,” Department of German and Swedish, University of Melbourne, Australia (Aug. 2005) "Doubly Outsiders: Non-Jewish and Converted Germans in Israel;" Conference on "Germans in Israel," University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel (May 2005) “Does Subject Position Matter? On Research and Teaching German-Jewish Studies as a German Gentile in the US,” Conference on “The Status of Jewish Studies in the German-Speaking World,” Kompetenznetz Jüdische und Rabbinische Studien, Universität Potsdam (Okt. 2004)

Rothe, CV p. 4 “Theories of Collective Memory: Halbwachs, Nora, Assmann,” University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel (Nov. 2003) "Thomas Mann's 'Germany and the Germans‟” (UCLA, Nov. 2001) SELECT CONFERENCES SESSION ORGANIZER & MODERATOR “Literature and Memory I: Theory and Methodology; ” German Studies Association (GSA) (Sept/Oct. 2006) forthcoming SESSION ORGANIZER “Literature and Memory II: Trauma and Narrative;” German Studies Association (GSA) (Sept/Oct. 2006) forthcoming SESSION ORGANIZER “Literature and Memory III: The Embodiment of Collective Memory in Cultural Artifacts;” German Studies Association (GSA) (Sept/Oct. 2006) forthcoming PRESENTER “Rethinking Trauma Studies with Cognitive Psychology;” German Studies Association (GSA) (Sept/Oct. 2006) forthcoming PRESENTER “Still the Other? Constructing German Identities in Israel/Palestine – An Oral History Project;” International Conference “Diaspora Experience: German-Speaking Immigrants and their Descendants” University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (August 2006) forthcoming PRESENTER “Delusional Holocaust Memories and their Intra- and Intergenerational Transmission in Eli Cohen‟s Film Adaptation of Gila Almagor‟s Israeli (Post)Holocaust Texts The Summer of Aviya and Under the Domin Tree;” International Conference “Trajectories of Memory: Intergenerational Representations of the Holocaust in History and the Arts,” Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (March 2006) COMMENTATOR “The Child as Trope;” International Conference “Trajectories of Memory: Intergenerational Representations of the Holocaust in History and the Arts” Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (March 2006) PRESENTER “Traumatic Memory and Holocaust Narratives Between Subjective Truth and Historical Accuracy;” Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Washington, DC (Dec. 2005) SESSION ORGANIZER “The Reliability of Holocaust Memories Between Subjective Truth and Historical Accuracy I: Radio Shows and Interviews;” Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Washington, DC (Dec. 2005) SESSION ORGANIZER “The Reliability of Holocaust Memories Between Subjective Truth and Historical Accuracy II: Film, Memoirs, Museums;” Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Washington, DC (Dec. 2005) PRESENTER “Rethinking Trauma Studies with Cognitive Psychology;” International Holocaust and Trauma Studies Conference, Manchester, UK (Nov. 2005) PRESENTER “What Are We Doing Here? Constructing German Identities in Israel – An Oral History Project;” German Studies Association (GSA), Milwaukee, WI (Sept./Oct. 2005) SESSION ORGANIZER & COMMENTATOR “Post-Holocaust German/Jewish Relations: Explorations in Recent German Literary Culture;” German Studies Association (GSA), Milwaukee, WI (Sept./Oct. 2005) SESSION ORGANIZER “„Befangenheit ist das Normale‟? German/Jewish and Jewish/German Relations Today;” 29th Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Milwaukee, WI (Sept./Oct. 2005) PRESENTER “The Buchenwald Myth: Constructing East Germany‟s Cultural Memory of the Third Reich in Museums and Literature;” Commemoration, Monuments and Public Memory Conference, Humanities Research Center, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia PRESENTER “Literarische Revisionen der kollektiven Erinnerung an das sowjetische Exil in der Literatur nach 1989;” Internationales Türkisches Germanistiksymposium, Anadolu Universitesi, Eskisehir, Turkey (2005) SESSION ORGANIZER “„Befangenheit ist das Normale‟? – German/Jewish and Jewish/German Relations Today;” American Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Chicago (Dec. 2004) PRESENTER “What Are We Doing Here? German Gentiles in Israel – An Oral History Project;” American Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Chicago (Dec. 2004) SESSION CHAIR – “Israel and Europe in the Global Perspective;” Conference “What Next Israel?” University of Haifa, Israel (June 2004) PRESENTER – “(Not) Remembering Moscow: The East German Literary Reception of Germans in Soviet Exile in the 1930s and 1940s;” Modern Language Association (MLA), San Diego (Dec. 2003) SESSION CHAIR “The Day After: Refugees, Repatriation, Revenge;” “Deadly Neighbors: An International Conference on Ethnic Violence," University of Haifa, Israel (November 2003) PRESENTER –."Wann werden wir anfangen auch darüber zu sprechen?: Reconstructing the Collective Memory of Soviet Exile in East German Literature Before and After the Wende;" "East Germany Revisited – The Second East German Studies Conference," Berlin (October 2003) SESSION CHAIR – "Bau auf, Bau auf! II: The Early GDR in its Literature;" "East Germany Revisited – The Second East German Studies Conference," Berlin (October 2003)

Rothe, CV p. 5 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Wayne State University General Education “Survey of German Culture II: Children and Childhood in 19th & 20th Century German Culture” (lecture, Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Fall 2005, Winter 2006) Graduate Seminar “The Holocaust in German Discourse” (seminar, Fall 2004) German Majors and Minors, 3rd and 4th Year Composition and Conversation on “Deutsche Geschichte, Kultur und Identität vom Dritten Reich bis heute” German Language Instruction, 1st and 2nd Year German 201 (Winter 2005, Fall 2005, Winter 2006) UCLA General Education "Beyond Heidi: (Hi)stories of Disturbed Childhood and Youth in 20 th-Century German Literature and Film" (Spring 2001) German Majors and Minors, 3rd and 4th year "Business German: Introduction to Economic, Political, and Social Culture in Contemporary Germany" (Winter 2001) "Conversation and Composition on Contemporary German Culture and Society" (seminar, Fall 1999 & Winter 2000) German Language Instruction, 1st and 2nd Year first year, first quarter (Fall 1997, Summer 1998, Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 2000) first year, third quarter (Winter 1998, Spring 1998) second year, second quarter (Winter 1998, Summer 1999) second year, third quarter (Spring 2000, Summer 2000) SERVICE University Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Student Due Process Hearing Committee, (2004/5, 2005/6) Graduate Professional Scholarship Committee (2005/6) Dept. of German & Slavic Studies Faculty Advisor Phi Delta Kappa German Honors Society (since Fall 2005) Faculty Advisor for Graduate Students‟ German Translation Exams (since Winter 2006) University of Haifa, Israel Research Assistant to Yfaat Weiss, Director, Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society (2003/4) assistance with conference organization “Deadly Neighbors: An International Conference on Ethnic Violence”, coorganized by the Bucerius Institute, University of Haifa and the Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung (Fall 2003) Profession Editorial Board Member Haikira: A Journal for Jewish and Ethnic Studies (since 2005) PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Association for Jewish Studies (member since 2004) South Atlantic Modern Language Association (member 2002-2004) Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (member 2001-2003) German Studies Association (member since 2001) Modern Language Association (member since 1999)


								
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