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Comparative Literature

Caroline RupprechtCaroline Rupprecht

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Queens College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York, since 2007
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Queens College, 1999-2007

1999 PhD, Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center
1991 BA summa cum laude, Comparative Literature, City College, City University of New York
1986-88 Germanistik & Theaterwissenschaft, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany


  • 2014-15 Mellon Faculty Fellowship for Globalization & Social Change
  • 2008, 2004, & 2002 PSC-CUNY Research Grants
  • 2003 Texas A & M Prize Best Paper in Gender Studies
  • 1999 Carolyn H. Heilbrun Women's Studies Dissertation Prize


  • Womb Fantasies: Subjective Architectures in Postmodern Literature, Cinema, and Art (Northwestern University Press, 2013)
  • Subject to Delusions: Narcissism, Modernism, Gender (Northwestern University Press, 2006)

Translator, with Introduction

  • Unica Zürn, Dark Spring (Exact Change, 2000)

Journal Publications In

  • South Central Review
  • Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature
  • Women in German Yearbook
  • Tygiel Kultury
  • Monatshefte für deutsche Literatur und Kultur
  • The Sixties Journal of History, Politics & Culture
  • German Quarterly
  • German Studies Review
  • MCV, ed. Löffelholz
  • Magie der Unterbrechung ed. Hilmes & Mathy
  • Room of One's Own

Invited Lectures At

  • Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft, Giessen
  • The Drawing Center, New York
  • Université Lumière II, Lyon
  • Séminaire de littératures post-coloniales École Normale Supérieure, Paris
  • Hedwig Leser Lecture, Indiana University

2017 Publications Forthcoming In

  • Comparatisme comme approche critique, ed. Tomiche
  • Publikationen der Internationalen Vereinigung für Germanistik, ed. Zhu et al.

Currently writing monograph "Asian Fusion: New Encounters in the Asian-German Avant-garde," Peter Lang Oxford (Series: Cultural History and Literary Imagination), forthcoming 2018.


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