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Comparative Literature

Caroline RupprechtCaroline Rupprecht

Professor of Comparative Literature, Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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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