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Dr. Yvonne Franke

Email Addresses
yvonne.franke@mwsu.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 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 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