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Nele Hempel Lamer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of German
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd. 
Long Beach, CA 90840 
562 985-2666 | Fax: 562 985-4259 
Nele.Hempel-Lamer@csulb.edu | Office: AS-326

Research Interests

Nele Hempel Lamer’s research interests include 20th-Century German Literature and Culture, Contemporary Austrian Studies, Feminism, Service Learning, and Community Engagement.

Education

1998 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Ph.D., Modern German Literature 
1993 Washington University, M.A., German Studies
1990 Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germanistik I und II, Amerikanistik

Select Publications

Marlene Streeruwitz. Gewalt und Humor im dramatischen Werk. Tübingen: Stauffenburg: 2001.

“Performing Violence – Women as Victims and Perpetrators of Violence in Margret Kreidl’s Works.” In: Literatur @ in|ad|ae|qu|at: 2008, Salon Littéraire

“Die Frau als Mutter und die Mutter als Frau im Erzählwerk von Birgit Vanderbeke.” In: Mark W. Rectanus, ed. Über Gegenwartsliteratur: Interpretationen – Kritiken – Interventionen. Festschrift für Paul Michael Lützeler. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 2008. 209-225.

“Wer wen wie sieht – Amerika und Österreich in den Texten von Marlene Streeruwitz.” In: Roland Spahr, ed. Marlene Streeruwitz. Materialien. Frankfurt: Fischer, 2007. 38-50.

“‘Geschlechterdifferenz: Elfried Jelineks Krankheit oder Moderne Frauen.” In Paul Michael Lützeler, Stefan Schindler, eds. Gegenwartsliteratur. A German Studies Yearbook. Vol. 5. Tübingen: Stauffenburg/Narr, 2006. 50-73.

Select Awards and Grants

2010 CSULB Scholarly and Creative Activities Award

2008 CSULB Curriculum Development Award, Center of Community Engagement

2005 DAAD Summer Research Grant, Max Kade Center for Contemporary German Literature, Washington University