Kata Gellen

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Associate Professor of German Studies - Duke University

Global Jewish Modernism, co-director

Kata Gellen’s main areas of research are German modernism, German-Jewish literature, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. Her current book project is called The Literary Idea of Galicia: Jewish Eastern Europe in the Writings of Joseph Roth and Soma Morgenstern. The study aims to expand our understanding of German-Jewish modernism and to situate these writers in a broader literary history of German, Hebrew and Yiddish writing on Eastern Europe in the 20th century. She is a director of the Global Jewish Modernism lab.

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