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Tobias Nagl, Ph.D (University of Hamburg)


Office: UC 73
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 80497


Teaching in 2013/2014
on leave

Teaching in 2012/2013
Film 2256G: Avant-Garde Cinema
Film 3330F: Special Topics: Berlin to Hollywood
Film 3371G: Film Theory
Film 9213A: Brecht in World Cinema

Areas of Interest:
Critical race studies, postcolonial studies, film theory and history, popular German cinema, silent film.

Selected Publications:
Die Unheimliche Maschine: Rasse und Repräsentation im Weimarer Kino (The Uncanny Machine: Race and Representation   in Weimar Cinema) (edition text + kritik: Munich, 2009), 828 pps.
Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics and Culture, co-edited with Sara Lennox,   (forthcoming, University of Massachusetts Press, 2009).
• “Projecting Desire, Rewriting Cinematic Memory: Gender and German Reconstruction in Fraulein,” forthcoming in: Roy   Grundmann (ed.), Michael Haneke – A Cinema of Provocation (Blackwell Press, 2009).
• “The Aesthetics of Race in European Film Theory”, in Trifonova Temenuga (ed.), European Film Theory (AFI/Routledge,   2008), 17-31.
• “Flammenzeichen und Versöhnung. Die Sonne Asien (D 1920, R: Carl Eduard Heuberger)”, Filmblatt 29 (10. Jg. 2006),   11- 14.

Honors and Distinctions:
• Willy Haas Prize (2009)
• Dean’s Travel Award (University of Western Ontario, 2009)
• SSHRC Internal Travel Award (University of Western Ontario, 2009)
• Smallman Grant (University of Western Ontario, Dean’s Office, 2008)
• Postdoctoral Fellowship, German Historical Institute Washington (2007)
• Karl H. Ditze Dissertation Award (Karl H. Ditze Foundation, 2006)
• Dean’s Travel Award (University of Massachusetts, 2005)
• Dissertation Fellowship, University of Hamburg (2001)
• Fulbright Travel Award (1996)

Work in Progress:
study of censorship practices in German cinema.


Department of Film Studies - Western University
University College Building, Room 79
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7
Tel: 519.661.3307

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