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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures


Jason Doerre
Ph.D. Candidate?Film Studies Certificate Candidate?
Fulbright Fellow (Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach) 2011-2012
DEFA Film Library Graduate Assistant, 2009-2011?
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Germany, 2004-05

Contact Information
Location: not in residence
Phone: not in residence
Email: jdoerre[at]

M.A. 2008, Bowling Green State University (German and History)
Universit‰t Salzburg, 2005-2006?
B.A. 2004, Minnesota State University - Mankato (History)
B.A. 2004, Minnesota State University - Mankato (German)

Research Interests
The culture of German liberalism from 1848 ñ 1933; Austrian and German literary history; post-Wende literature and film; GDR culture; DEFA; German film history; nineteenth century European thought; European history; contemporary literature

My dissertation is a reassessment of the life and work of Hermann Sudermann in the context of German liberalism.

ìThe Post-Reunificaiton Aufarbeitung of the SED-Dictatorshipî

Recent Courses
German 110: Elementary German I?
German 310: Communicating German Culture