FORA.tv Speaker - Uta Poiger
Uta Poiger is a visiting associate professor of history at Harvard and associate professor of history and adjunct associate professor in the department of women studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. At Harvard she also teaches in the history and literature concentration. Her research focuses on cultural history and Germanyâ€™s international relations, the history of racism, and gender history.
She is the author of Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany (2000) and co-editor of the anthologies Transactions, Transgressions, Transformations: American Culture in Western Europe and Japan (2000) and The Modern Girl Around the World (forthcoming).
The article "Empire and Imperialism in Twentieth-century Germany" appeared in History and Memory (fall 2005). Among her current projects are a book titled Beauty and Business in Germany: An International History and Documents in German History, Volume 9, 1945â€“1961, an online collection co-edited with V. Berghahn for the German Historical Institute, Washington. Poiger is co-chair of the German Study Group.
11.05.07 | 01:53:30 min
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