Imke Lode (Germany)
|Field||Media art, Photography|
|Education||MA in Cinema Studies (1995), PhD in German Literature & Cultural Studies (2000) both from New York University.|
|Bio||Dr. Lode studied Media studies, modern German literature, American literature and media psychology at the Technical University of Berlin.
Also a student at the Center for Anti-Semitism Research at the TU Berlin, she continued her studies on German-Jewish exile writer
Hans Sahl in the USA with the support of a Fulbright Scholarship.
She obtained an MA in Cinema Studies (1995) and a PhD in German Literature & Cultural Studies (2000) both from New York University.
Her doctoral thesis focussed on pre-cinematic writing in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Romantic tales.
Before joining ISNM in November 2003, Dr. Lode’s academic career included lectureship positions in German language, culture and film at New York University, Columbia University and the University of Halle-Wittenberg. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Magdeburg she taught American culture & media. Her experience as a freelance TV and print journalist contribute to her teaching of Media & Society at ISNM. From very early on in her life and work, Dr. Lode has been engaged in issues of intercultural relations, ethnicity, gender and social responsibility, deepened by 14 years of living in the USA. These interests are reflected in her publications, conference presentations and public lectures in the fields of cinema & media studies, German literature & cultural studies and on intercultural, postcolonial, and German-Jewish topics. Her current research is focussing on sustainability & development and intercultural studies in New Media.
|Courses||Media & Society|