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Antje Ascheid

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Associate Professor

Antje Ascheid is a specialist in film history and criticism. In addition, she is interested in film and video production and screenwriting. Her academic research focuses on women and film, German Cinema and film genres. She has published numerous articles and presented papers at many national professional conferences. Her first book, Hitler's Heroines: Stardom, Womanhood and the Popular in Nazi Cinema, was published with Temple University Press in 2003. She has been professionally active in the field of documentary and independent film production in New York City. Before joining the faculty at UGA, Dr. Ascheid taught at Smith College and at SUNY New Paltz.


Ph.D., New York University

Events featuring Antje Ascheid
Balcony Theatre | Room 400

One critic argues that every film adaptation of Little Women acts as a sort of Rorschach test for representations of women during that era. If so, what does Greta Gerwig’s new version say about notions of gender and family today? Further, how does this Little Women differ from earlier versions, including Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 movie, to say…

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