David James Prickett is a language instructor and a cultural historian. He received his PhD at the University of Cincinnati and has lived in Berlin since 2001. Currently, he is head of the English/Philology Department at Zessko (Center for Languages and Core Competencies) at the University of Potsdam.
He has published articles in areas ranging from gender in the Early Modern Period to Weimar literature, film, and visual culture. These include “Screening the German Social Divide: Aelrun Goette’s Die Kinder sind tot,” in A Companion to German Cinema, ed. Terri Ginsberg and Andrea Mensch (2012) and “The Acceleration of the Masculine in Early Twentieth-Century Berlin,” in German Life and Letters (Jan. 2012).
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