Regular Faculty

Hunter Bivens
  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
    • German Studies
  • Affiliations Jewish Studies, History of Art/Visual Culture, History of Consciousness Department, German Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-4037 (Office), 831-459-1924 (Message)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Academic Building, 110
  • Office Hours T 12:00-2:00 pm and by appointment
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise German Studies, Literature, Marxism, Critical Theory

Summary of Expertise

Twentieth and twenty-first century German literature, culture, and film; Marxism and critical theory; socialist realism and proletarian literature; modernism and left avant-gardes; novel theory

Research Interests

Anna Seghers; Bertolt Brecht; GDR literature and film; work and culture

Biography, Education and Training

BA Bard College; PhD University of Chicago

Teaching Interests

nineteenth to twenty-first century German literature and culture; Marxism and critical theory; film; Bertolt Brecht; Franz Kafka; cultures of socialism; represntations of work