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Stefan Soldovieri

International Liaison and Associate Professor of German Contact info stefan.soldovieri@utoronto.ca St. George Campus Office University of Toronto Odette Hall 305 50 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Phone: 416-926-2341 Fax: 416-926-2329 Secretary: 416-926-2324 Office Hours Thu 10 am-12noon Classes 2017-18 GER 310H S Contemporary Media, Tue 2-4 pm GER1771H F Topics in German Cinema Studies: Visions of the Anthropocene, Tue 2-6 pm Background Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison BA Duke University Freie Universität Berlin Universität Freiburg Teaching Interests German Cinema and Cinema Studies, 20th-21st Century German Literature and Cultural Studies, Cold War Culture, Popular Culture, The Future, Tactical German Studies Research Interests Remaking the Movies in German Cinemas: Art, Industry, Globalization The project opens up a new perspective on German cinema, examining the largely unappreciated role of the remake in the history of German cinemas from the beginnings of the medium in the mid-1890s to our multi-media and global present. Considering German reprises of domestic and international precursors, foreign reworkings of German classics, and concept films that self-consciously reflect on the idea of remaking itself, I explore the different modes of remaking as historically shifting and multivalent forms of cultural recycling. The remake phenomenon highlights the tensions between art and ... Read More »

7th Annual Toronto German Studies Symposium

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April 11-12, 2014. Munk School for Global Affairs, Room 208N. 7th Annual Toronto German Studies Symposium "Spectres of the Other Germany: 25 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall". Organized by Stefan Soldovieri and co-sponsored by CERES. Read More »