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Peter Beicken

Professor Emeritus
3207 Jimenez Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 4098
Expert Credentials: 

I teach courses on the history of German literature, culture and film including contemporary and current trends in German-speaking countries (Austria, Germany, Switzerland).

Area of Expertise: 

Modern Austrian and German Literature and Culture; Kafka Studies; Film Studies. From Fin de Siecle, Expressionism, Weimar Germany, Exile Literature to post-WWII Literature and Culture of the German-Speaking countries (Austria, Germany, Switzerland); German film (Wim Wenders); Film analysis

Country of Expertise: 
M.A. German Literature University of Munich, Germany,Ph.D. German Studies Stanford University, 1971,Ph.D. German Studies Stanford University (1971)