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Dr. Yvonne Franke

Email Addresses
yvonne.franke@msutexas.edu
My Websites
  • World Languages & Cultures
    Assistant Professor of German

    Office Location
    Bea Wood Hall 105
    Office Hours

    Monday-Thursday 9-10:45 a.m.

    Monday & Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m.

    Tuesday 2:00-3:00 p.m.

     

    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4029
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2018 3333 German Film History
    Details Fall 2018 2133 Intermediate German
    Details Fall 2018 1134 102 Elementary German
    Details Fall 2018 1134 101 Elementary German
    Details Spring 2018 2233 Intermediate German
    Details Spring 2018 1234 201 Elementary German
    Details Spring 2018 1234 202 Elementary German
    Details Fall 2017 3133 Contemporary German Culture
    Details Fall 2017 2133 Intermediate German
    Details Fall 2017 1134 Elementary German
    Details Spring 2017 2233 Intermediate German
    Details Spring 2017 1234 202 Elementary German
    Details Spring 2017 1234 201 Elementary German
    Details Fall 2016 2133 Intermediate German
    Details Fall 2016 1134 101 Elementary German
    Details Fall 2016 1134 102 Elementary German
    Details Spring 2016 4634 Independent Study: Constructing Identities Online
    Details 2016 1234 201 Elementary German
    Details 2016 1234 201 Elementary German
    Details Fall 2015 2133 Intermediate German Dillard College of Business Administration

    TR 12:30-1:50 p.m.

    Details Fall 2015 1134 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration

    MTWR 8:00-8:50 a.m.

    Details Spring 2015 21220 201 3133 Contemporary German Culture Prothro-Yeager Hall 203

    Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00-3:20 p.m.

    Details Spring 2015 21218 201 2233 Intermediate German Dillard College of Business Administration 175

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-1:50 p.m.

    Details Spring 2015 21215 202 1234 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 328

    Mondays-Thursdays 11:00-11:50 a.m.

    Details Spring 2015 21212 201 1234 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 131

    Mondays-Thursdays 8:00-8:50 a.m.

    Details Fall 2014 10954 101 2133 Intermediate German Dillard College of Business Administration 177

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-1:50 p.m.

    Details Fall 2014 10951 102 1134 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 342

    Mondays-Thursdays 11-11:50 a.m.

    Details Fall 2014 10949 101 1134 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 317

    Mondays-Thursdays 8:00-8:50 a.m.

    Details Spring 2014 21225 202 1234 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 329

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 12:00-12:50 p.m.

    Details Spring 2014 21223 201 1234 Elementary German Dillard College of Business Administration 329

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8:00-8:50 a.m.

    Details Fall 2013 10986 102 1134 Elementary German Prothro-Yeager Hall 204

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 12-12:50 PM

    Details Fall 2013 10985 101 1134 Elementary German Prothro-Yeager Hall 203

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8-8:50 AM

    Details 21119 German Culture under the Nazi Regime
    Details 21116 2233 Intermediate German
    Details 21114 201 1234 Elementary German
    Details 21111 101 1234 Elementary German
    Details 1234 101 Elementary German
    Details 1234 101 Elementary German
    Details 1234 201 Elementary German
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    University of Pittsburgh M.A. 2006-4-30 0:0:0
    Universitaet Augsburg, Germany M.A. 2007-6-5 0:0:0
    University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. 2013-8-10 0:0:0
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    Universitaet Augsburg, Germany Lecturer 04/2007 07/2007
    University of Pittsburgh European Union Dissertation Fellow 05/2012 07/2012
    Universitaet Augsburg, Germany Research Assistant 07/2006 04/2007
    University of Pittsburgh Teaching Assistant 08/2004 04/2006
    University of Pittsburgh Teaching Fellow 08/2007 07/2011
    University of Pittsburgh Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellow 08/2011 04/2012
    University of Pittsburgh Arts & Sciences Graduate Fellow in Cultural Studies 08/2012 07/2013
  • Co-edited Volume

    ‘Heimat’ Goes Mobile. Hybrid Forms of Home in Literature and Film, with Gabriele Eichmanns, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

     

    Article

    “Papas Kino Lebt! – Traveling Heimat in Wim Wenders’ Im Lauf der Zeit and Fatih Akın’s Auf der Anderen Seite”, ‘Heimat’ Goes Mobile. Hybrid Forms of Home in Literature and Film, Gabriele Eichmanns and Yvonne Franke (eds.), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, 190-211.

     

    Encyclopedia Entry

    “Maulwurf [mole].” Metzler Lexikon Literarischer Symbole [Metzler Dictionary of Literary Symbols]. 2nd ed. Eds. Günter Butzer and Joachim Jacob. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2012, 266-267. Print.

     

    Book Reviews

    Rev. of Literarische Entdeckungsreisen. Vorfahren – Nachfahrten – Revisionen, by Hansjörg Bay and Wolfgang Struck (eds.). German Studies Review Vol. 36 No. 3 (October 2013): 686-688.

    Rev. of Screening the East: Heimat, Memory and Nostalgia in German Film Since 1989, by Nick Hodgin. Focus on German Studies 19 (2012): 223-226.

     

    Conference Presentations and Panel Organizations

    ACTFL Convention & World Languages EXPO 11/2013

    Orlando, Florida

    Paper: “Ich bin Preuße, bitte zügeln Sie Ihre Begeisterung” – Teaching German Language and Culture with Loriot

     

    German Studies Association 10/2013

    Denver, Colorado

    Panel organization: Travel in the Age of Globalization

    Paper: Imagining Boundless Socialism – Traveling East in Pre- and Post-Unification Films

     

    Modern Language Association 01/2013

    Boston, Massachusetts

    Panel Organization: Wenn der Toni mit der Vroni – Heimat as a Gendered Space

     

    German Studies Association 10/2012

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Panel Organization: Recent Expressions of Heimat

    Paper: Showdown at the Bavarian McVillage – Heimat and Globalization in Thomas Kronthaler's "Die Scheinheiligen" (2001)

     

    Coalition of Women in German 10/2012

    Shawnee, Pennsylvania

    Panel organization: Renovating Home – Gender, Sexuality, and Race after 1989

    Poster: Drifters – New Economy "Flâneuses" in Recent German Film

     

    Joint Graduate Student Conference: Crossing Borders – Ways of Constructing Identities 05/2012

    University of Augsburg, Germany

    Paper: Crossing (off) "Heimat?" Roots and Routes of the German Road and Travel Film in Times of European Expansion

     

    Rethinking Europe Graduate Conference Workshop – New Approaches and Methodologies to the Study of Europe in the 20th and 21st Centuries 11/2011

    University of Minnesota

    Paper: Transgressing Borders and Genres  – German Road Films in Times of European Expansion

     

    German Studies Association 09/2011

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Panel Organization: Heimat in Literature, Theory and Film

    Paper: From the Heath to the Highway – "Heimat" and the Road and Travel Film

     

    Northeast Modern Language Association 04/2011

    Rutgers University

    Paper: W(h)ines and Spirits – "Flânerie" in German Film

     

    Cultural Studies Association 03/2011

    Columbia College

    Paper: The "New Heimatfilm" – Tamara Staudt’s “Just One Summer”

     

    Kentucky Foreign Language Conference 04/2010

    University of Kentucky

    Paper: A Genre of Transnationalism? Transgressing "Heimat" in German Film

     

    Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference 09/2008

    Duquesne University

    Paper: The New European Mental Life in German Film

     

    Invited Talks

    European Studies Center/European Union Center of Excellence 2013

    University of Pittsburgh

    Paper: Home in Europe – Transgressing Borders and Genres in Current German Road Films

     

    Kenyon College, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures 03/2012

    Paper: Papa’s "Heimat" is Dead – The New German Cinema at Home in the EU