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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures

Sky Arndt-Briggs

Skyler Arndt-Briggs
Adjunct Faculty in German & Scandinavian Studies Executive Director of the DEFA Film Library

Contact Information
Location: Herter Hall 508
Phone: (413) 545-6674
Email: sky[at]

Research Interests
Ethnography; oral history; Weimar Republic society and culture; Berlin/urban studies; social theory; social construction and practice of place; modern cultural history; history, the nation, and identity; post-Wende representations of the GDR

Ph.D. 2000, University of Massachusetts Amherst (Anthropology) A.B. 1977, Princeton University

Current and Recent Courses
German 391G: German Studies Junior Seminar
German 491: Senior Capstone Project Workshop