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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 TBA Classes 2017-18 TBA 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 industry that are frequently ignored in German film studies. The project’s attention to the frequently transnational valence of the remake complicates the idea ... 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 »