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Dr Ute Wölfel

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Year Abroad Co-ordinator for the Department 

Year Abroad Co-ordinator for German


Miller G15

Building location

Miller building

Areas of interest

  • History of German Cinema,
  • War Film,
  • 20th Century German Literature,
  • Exile Literature,
  • GDR Studies

Postgraduate supervision

I am happy to supervise research students in any of my areas of interest or related areas.

Current supervisions:

  • Salwa Alelyani (Department of Languages and Cultures): The Translation of Saudi Films in the Era of Saudi ‘Vision 2030’

Completed supervisions:

  • Richard McKenzie (Department of Languages and Cultures): The Misogyny of the Trümmerfilm - Space and Gender in Post-War German Film (2017).
  • Caroline Rowan-Olive (Department of Languages and Cultures): Cultural Memory and Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung in Christa Wolf’s Prose Works (2020).


I teach nineteenth- and twentieth-century German cinema from the Weimar Republic to the present.

Research centres and groups

East German Studies Archive


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