Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
304 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Stefanie Hofer is an Associate Professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.
- German Cinema
- Trauma and Memory
- Memoirs and Post-traumatic Recovery
- Depictions of left-wing German terrorism
- Culture and Identity
- Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- M.A. University of Heidelberg, Germany
- Member, German Studies Association
- Member, Women in German
- Postgraduate Student, New Directions Program, Washington Center for Psychoanalysis
- Member, VTV Family Outreach Foundation
- Phi Beta Kappa Sturm Award for Faculty Excellence in Research2017.
- Favorite Faculty Award, Housing and Residence Life 2014 and 2017.
- Institute for Society, Culture and Environment Grant ($2,640) 2016.
- College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Niles Research Grant ($3,000) for the academic year 2015-2016.
- CEUT Professional Development Grant ($300) 2007.
- College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Faculty Research Grant ($3,000) for the academic year 2006-2007.
“Out of the Box: Television, Documentary Fiction, and the Art of Healing.” American Imago 74.1 (Spring 2017): 41-73. (Special Issue on “Psychoanalysis and Cultural Criticism”)
“Memoirs and Healing: Howard Reich’s The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich read through the lens of a trauma victim.” Women in German Yearbook 31 (2015): 99-121.
“Lockout: Spacing Trauma and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Shootings.” American Imago 72.3 (Fall 2015): 231-283.
“‘Memory Talk’: Terrorism, Trauma and Generational Struggle in Christian Petzold’s The State I Am In and Margarethe von Trotta’s Marianne and Juliane.” Film Criticism 19.1 (Fall 2009): 36-57.
“Das Ende der Generationseinheit von ʼ68: Schlöndorffs Die Stille nach dem Schuß.” Seminar: Journal for Germanic Studies 41.2 (May 2005): 125-148.
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