Susanne Rinner

Dr. Rinner is originally from Speyer, a small, yet historically significant town located in the south of Germany. After an apprenticeship at Brockhaus & Duden, publisher of the respected German dictionary Duden and the leading German encyclopedia, she began her studies in philosophy, literature, and law at the Freie Universit├Ąt in Berlin. Experiencing feelings of Wanderlust, she continued her graduate studies in the US. After teaching at Allegheny College, Georgetown University, and George Washington University she joined the faculty at UNCG in 2007. With a focus on twentieth century and contemporary German literature, film and culture, her interdisciplinary research interests include cultural memory and social movements. Dr. Rinner is also interested in modern language pedagogy and curriculum development, and she enjoys working closely with students in and outside the classroom. With her scholarship and teaching, she contributes to the mission of the liberal arts in higher education.

There are 2 included publications by Susanne Rinner :

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Introduction: Transcultural Communities in Europe 2009 549 This collection of papers was first presented at a research symposium at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro on March 28, 2008. The symposium was organized by the Department of German, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese Studies with the suppor...
Topographies of Memory: The 1960s Student Movement in Germany and the US. Representations in Contemporary German Literature 2010 917 This chapter explores the representation of the 1960s student movement in contemporary German literature. The theoretical frame for my analysis is informed by the discourse on remembering and forgetting, storytelling and silence. While my research is...