Simone Pfleger is Assistant Professor of Gender and German Studies with dual appointments in Women’s and Gender Studies and Modern Languages and Cultural Studies. Their research is grounded in gender and queer theoretical methodologies and engages with notions of temporality, political subjectivity, affect, intimacy, and precarity in post-2000 German-language literature, film, and culture. Most recently, Simone has published in Feminist German Studies, Feminist Media Studies, and Seminar and is currently working on a monograph on queer temporality and aesthetics in the cinema of the Berlin School.
Developments in society, politics, and popular as well as high culture from 1945 to the present in German-speaking countries. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.Fall Term 2022
Special Topics: This course offers advanced examination of selected issues in sexuality studies. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 470.)Winter Term 2023
Literary and cultural theory in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries from around the world. Students will read primary texts. Prerequisite: consent of Department.Winter Term 2022 Winter Term 2023
Feminist analysis of gender, sexuality, ability, race/ethnicity, and class/status in film. Content will vary in terms of genre, production, and language. Prerequisite: Any 100 or 200 level WGS or WST course, or consent of department.Fall Term 2022
This course offers advanced examination of selected issues in sexuality studies. Prerequisite: Any 100 or 200 level WGS or W ST course, or consent of department.Winter Term 2023