Calder Fong

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Calder Fong

Graduate Student

University of Michigan
German Department
3110 MLB
812 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275

Office Location(s): 3131 MLB
Phone: 734.647.0241

  • About

    Raised upon a hill facing Seattle's Gas Works Park, Calder Fong's interest in industrial ruins was conditioned from an early age. Before joining the German Studies Department at the University of Michigan in 2012, Calder studied Industrial Archaeology at the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology for three semesters, two of which were part of a Fulbright Fellowship. Prior to this he received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 2010 with a major in German Studies and a minor in chemistry. His intended area of research concerns Germany‚Äôs transformation of its industrial heritage into performance venues, tourist attractions, and settings to be explored through literary and visual arts.