Anke Finger

Associate Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Connecticut

Anke Finger’s teaching and research interests include modernism, literature and other arts, aesthetics, new media, interculturality, and everyday life theories and practices. She is co-founder (with Rainer Guldin, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano) and co-editor of Flusser Studies (, an online journal focusing on media philosophy and cultural studies. The author of a book on the total artwork and modernism, Das Gesamtkunstwerk der Moderne (Vandenhoeck&Ruprecht, 2006), she also co-edited (with Danielle Follett) a collection of critical essays entitled The Aesthetics of the Total Artwork: On Borders and Fragments (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010). Current research projects include a monograph on memory, everyday life, and the arts in the former GDR; the expanded English edition of an introduction to Vilém Flusser (University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2011), already available in Portuguese and German; and a collection of essays entitledKulturConfusão: German-Brazilian Interculturalities, co-edited with Gabi Kathöfer and Christopher Larkos

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