Barbara Mennel

Wupi in Germania

Barbara Mennel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where she teaches German language, literature, and culture, as well as international film. She is especially interested in the cultural translation of concepts of race, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity from one national context to another. She has published on Percy Adlon, Ama Ata Aidoo, Chantal Akerman, Ingeborg Bachmann, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Monika Treut.