Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Christiane Arndt

Associate Professor

Associate Head

19th century literature and culture, Photography (and/in literature), Medical Humanities

E-mail: arndtc@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-2073
Office: Kingston Hall 408
Office hours: TBA

Education

Ph.D. German Literature, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
Staatsexamen Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 2000

About

Professor Arndt arrived at Queen’s in 2006 and has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on German culture and literature. 

She is the author Abschied von der Wirklichkeit. Probleme bei der Darstellung von Realität im deutschsprachigen literarischen Realismus (Freiburg i.Br.: Rombach, 2009) and has co-edited  Organismus und Gesellschaft. Der Körper im deutschsprachigen Realismus und Naturalismus. (Bielefeld: transcript, 2011) as well published numerous articles on German Realism, and photography. Her recent articles are: “Der verfluchte Yankee! – Gabriele Reuter’s Der Amerikaner and Episode Hopkins.” In: Sophie Discovers America: German speaking Women write the New World. Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James (ed.s). Rochester: Camden House 2014, 138-149.  and “Fieberkrank – Realistisches Erzählen als romantische Ansteckung bei Raabe und Storm.” In: Realismus und Romantik. Dirk Göttsche and Nicholas Saul (ed.s). Bielefeld: Aisthesis 2013, 203-221.

Professor Arndt is a Humboldt Fellow and in 2013, she spent a year in Berlin, Germany, conducting research on cultural representations in medical discourse.

Teaching

Professor Arndt is teaching following LLCU courses:

LLCU 327: Sickness and Health – Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse
LLCU 429: Uncanny Encounters: Narrative Analysis of the Fantastic Genre