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Helga Druxes

Helga Druxes, geb. 1959 in Wuppertal, Abitur 1977, danach Studium der Anglistik und Romanistik an der Westfälischen Wilhelms- Universitat Münster. 1979-80 Slater Fellow am Wellesley College, USA. 1982 Abschluß 1. Staatsexamen für Lehramt. 
1982-87 Studium der Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Germanistik an der Brown University, M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1987. Seit 1987 am Williams College, USA, wo sie als Professor of German deutsche Sprache, Literatur und Komparatistik lehrt. Ihre Forschungsinteressen sind Migrationsfilm, Neue Rechte in Deutschland, Navid Kermani, Neoliberalismuskritik.

Publications:

Books:

Resisting Bodies: The Negotiation of Female Agency in Twentieth-Century Women Writers, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1996 in Kritik series.

The Feminization of Dr. Faustus: Female Identity Quests from Stendhal to Morgner, University Park: Penn State Press, 1993.

 

Co-edited Books and Special Issues of Journals:

Co-editor with Patricia Anne Simpson, special issue on Pegida, German Politics and Society,  (Georgetown University and Berghahn Books), vol 34, no. 4 (Winter 2016).

Lead editor with Karolin Machtans and Alex Mihailovic, Navid Kermani  (vol. 3 in series “Contemporary German Writers and Filmmakers,” Peter Lang Oxford, June 2016).

Co-editor with Patricia Anne Simpson, Digital Media Strategies of the Far Right Across Europe and the United States, Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015.