Faculty

Sandra Frieden

Sandra Frieden
Instructional Assistant Professor
German

613 Agnes Arnold Hall
Phone: (713) 743-XXXX
Email: sfrieden@uh.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., German:  Universität Siegen, Germany, 1982  (Diss. Director Dr. Helmut Kreuzer)
  • M.A., German:  University of Houston, 1980
  • B.A., German and English Teacher Education:  Univ. of Houston, 1968  (summa cum laude; Honors Program)

Academic Appointments

  • MBA Faculty Adjunct/Consulting Practicum, University of Houston, 2011-2012
  • Visual Studies Faculty Affiliate, University of Houston, 2007-2010
  • Women’s Studies Faculty Affiliate, University of Houston, 2000-
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of German, University of Houston, 1982-
  • Visiting Lecturer, Rice University, 1994
  • Lecturer, German Department, University of Houston, 1980-82

Selected Publications

Autobiography: Self Into Form. German Language Autobiographical Writings of the 1970s.
Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1983.

Gender and German Cinema:  Feminist Interventions.  Volumes 1 and 2.  Co-edited with R. McCormick, V. Petersen, L.M. Vogelsang.  Providence:  Berg, 1993.

Deutsche Romantik and English Romanticism.  Co-edited with T. Gish.  Houston German Studies, Vol. 5 (Munich:  Fink, 1984).

Contributions to The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature, eds. F. Eigler and S. Kord (Westport:  Greenwood, 1997):  "Assn. of Women Working in Film," "Jutta Brückner," "Valie Export," "Frauen und Film," "Ulrike Ottinger," "Helke Sander," "Helma Sanders-Brahms," "Margarete von Trotta."

“In the Margins of Identity:  Fassbinder's In A Year of 13 Moons,” in Gender and German Cinema, eds. Frieden, McCormick, Petersen, Vogelsang.  Providence: Berg Publishing, 1993.

“Interview with Valie Export,” with Margret Eifler, in Gender and German Cinema, eds. Frieden, McCormick, Petersen, Vogelsang. Providence,  RI:  Berg Publishing, 1993.

“Women's Cinema in West Germany,” Monatshefte,  Vol. 82, No. 3 (1990), 42-51.

“‘Falls es strafbar ist, die Grenzen zu verwischen’:  Autobiographie, Biographie, und Christa Wolf,” reprinted in Christa Wolf:  Ein Arbeitsbuch.  Studien, Dokumente, Bibliographie.  Ed. Angela Drescher.  Frankfurt:  Luchterhand, 1990.   Originally in Vom Anderen und Von Selbst,  eds. Reinhold Grimm and Jost Hermand.  Königstein/Ts.:  Athenäum, 1983.

“Transformative Subjectivity in the Writings of Christa Wolf,” in Interpreting Women's Lives:  Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives, Center for Advanced Feminist Studies. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1989.

“A Guarded Iconoclasm:  The Self as Deconstructing Counterpoint to Documentation,” (prev. published in German)  in Responses to Christa Wolf:  Critical Essays, ed. Marilyn Fries.  Detroit:  Wayne State UP, 1989.

“‘For Heaven's Sake, Anything but That!’ Jutta Brückner's Hungerjahre,” (revised version of work prev. published in German) in special edition of Schatzkammer, ed. Klaus Phillips, Vol. 14, No. 2 (Spring 1988), 80-86. Originally as “‘Um Gottes Willen, bloss das nicht!’  Autobiographie, Gegenöffentlichkeit, und der kritische Frauenfilm,” in Erkundungen:  Beiträge zu einem erweiterten Literaturbegriff, eds. J.M. Fischer, K. Prümm, H. Scheuer.  Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1987.

“Shadowing, Surfacing and Shedding:  German-language Writers of the 1970s in Search of a Female
Bildungsroman,” in The Voyage In:  Fictions of Female Development,  eds. E. Abel, M. Hirsch, E.
Langland.  Hanover: U. Press of New England, 1983.

“Bachmann's Malina  and Todesarten:  Subliminal Crimes,” in German Quarterly, 56, No. 1 (1983), 61-73.

“Selbstgespräche:  E. Plessen's Mitteilung an den Adel,” Seminar, 18, No. 4 ('82), 271-86.

“The Left-handed Compliment:  Perspectives and Stereotypes in Criticism,” in Beyond the Eternal Feminine: Critical Essays on Women and German Literature, eds. Susan Cocalis and Kay Goodman, Stuttgarter Arbeiten zur Germanistik, 1982.

“‘In eigener Sache’:  Christa Wolf's Kindheitsmuster,” German Quarterly, 54, No. 4 (1981), 473-487.

Affiliations

  • American Association of Teachers of German
  • Modern Language Association
  • Women in German