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Profile: Anne Herrmann

Title: Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Yale  1983

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Gender studies (feminist and queer theory); literary and cultural theory; interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to modernism and postmodernism.

Secondary Interests

Autobiographical discourses; visual culture (film and photography); ethnic studies; post-colonial discourses; creative non-fiction.


Coming Out Swiss: In Search of Heidi, Chocolate, and My Other Life (Wisconsin, 2014);"Heimweh, or Homesickness" The Yale Review 95:3 (July 2007); "Coming Out Swiss/Living in the Fifth Switzerland" Southwest Review 91:2 (2006); Queering the Moderns: Poses/Portraits/Performances (Palgrave, 2000); "On Amelia Earhart: The Aviatrix as American Dandy” Michigan Quarterly Review 39:1 (Winter, 2000); A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from Another Climate (Haworth, 1998); Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences, edited with Abigail Stewart (Westview, 1994; second edition, 2001); The Dialogic and Difference: ‘An/Other Woman’ in Virginia Woolf and Christa Wolf (Columbia, 1989).

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