Barbara Kosta

Humanities Seminars Professor

Barbara Kosta

Professor; Head, Department of German Studies

BARBARA KOSTA received her PhD in German from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Recasting Autobiography: Women's Counterfictions in Contemporary German Literature and Film and coeditor of Writing Against Boundaries: Gender, Ethnicity and Nationality in the German-speaking Context. Her most recent book is Willing Seduction: The Blue Angel, Marlene Dietrich, Mass Culture. Her research and teaching interests are Weimar cinema and visual culture, transnational cinema, contemporary literature and film, feminist theory, and cultural studies.

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