Dueck, Cheryl

Cheryl Dueck is Associate Professor of German and Head of the Department of German and Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba. Her current research project is an examination of recent films (after 1989) of the main Central European film producers - Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary - that deal with social and political issues directly resulting from the traumatic events of the Cold War and revolutions of 1989. Other research interests are GDR and post-unification poetry, prose and film; cultural memory; theories of subjectivity; constructions of place and space in literature and film; cultural politics and gender. Recently published articles include "The Humanization of the Stasi in Das Leben der Anderen" (German Studies Review, October 2008), "Wenn Sprache eine Heimat ist, gibt es davon immer zu wenig: Heimvalenz in der Lyrik Lutz Seilers" (Akten des 11. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Paris 2005), "Global Cargo in the Poetry of Brigitte Oleschinski" (Schaltstelle: Contemporary German Poetry in Dialogue. Ed. Karen Leeder. Series: German Monitor. Rodopi, 2007), and "Jacob the Liar and historical truth in Berlin and Hollywood" (History, Film, and Cultural Citizenship: Sites of Production. Eds. Chen et al., Routledge, 2007). Rifts in Time and in the Self: The Female Subject in Two Generations of East German Women Writers, was published by Rodopi in 2004.

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Department of German and Slavic Studies, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2