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Marc Silberman

Professor

  

Marc Silberman received his Ph.D. from Indiana University (1975) and joined the UW faculty in 1988. He teaches twentieth-century Germany with special emphasis on postwar issues (east and west) as well as courses in the film studies program (Communications Arts). He is an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Theater and Drama and also sits on the steering committee of the UW Havens Center for the Study of Social Structure and Social Change (http://www.havenscenter.org/). His research and publications cover three related fields: the history of German cinema, Bertolt Brecht and the tradition of political theater, and East German literature and culture. He edited the Brecht Yearbook from 1990-1995 (http://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/collections/German/BrechtYearbook) and is also active as a translator of German literary texts.

Email: 
mdsilber@wisc.edu
Phone: 
262-0450
Specialty: 

German cinema, Bertolt Brecht, 20th century, culture, literary historiography

Education: 

Ph.D., Indiana University

Publications: 
Fields of Study: 

German cinema, Bertolt Brecht, 20th century, culture, literary historiography

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