Staging Democracy in Postwar West Germany: Governmental PR Films and the Democratic Imaginary, 1953-1963. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 352 pp.
Refereed Journal Articles
“Promoting Western Integration in Rural West Germany: Governmental PR through the Mobilwerbung during the Early Adenauer Years, 1953-1955.” Forthcoming, Journal of Cold War Studies.
“Bonn, World City: Explaining the FRG’s Provisional Capital through Government Commissioned Documentaries during the Adenauer Years.” Monatshefte 108.2 (2016): 202-232.
“Symbolic Homecoming of the “Hero-Father”: Realignment of National Memory in the Neue Deutsche Wochenschau Special Feature on Konrad Adenauer’s 1955 State Visit to Moscow.” Colloquia Germanica 45.1 (2012): 41-68. (Published in 2015)
Bonn, Divided City: City Scape as Political Critique in Wolfgang Koeppen’s Das Treibhaus and Günther Weisenborn’s Auf Sand gebaut.” Seminar – A Journal of Germanic Studies 50.4 (2014): 436-460.
Reprinted in: LLC in Twentieth Century Literary Criticism: Wolfgang Koeppen. Columbia, SC: Layman Poupard. Forthcoming 2016. (Solicited)
“Consumption and Consummation: Domestic Tales of the Economic Miracle in Arno Schmidt’s Das steinerne Herz.” The German Quarterly 86.2 (2013): 180-197.
Urlaub, Per & Uelzmann, Jan. “From Orality to Literacy: A Curricular Model for Intensive Second-Year Collegiate Language Instruction.” SCOLT Dimension 2013. 22-33.
“Berlin is a Cabaret of the Nameless: The Cynical City in Erich Kästner’s Fabian.” Topography and Literature: Berlin and Modernism. Ed. Reinhard Zachau. Goettingen: v&r unipress, 2009. 153-166.
“Foundational Narratives: West German Nation-Building through State-Sponsored PR Films, 1953-1963.” Jennifer Kapczynski and Caroline Kita (eds). The Arts of Democratization. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. (Chapter accepted by editors, pending peer review of the volume.)
Moving Beyond Das Treibhaus: Two Overlooked Literary Criticisms of the Bonn Republic during the Adenauer Period. [Journal Article]
Ending the Erbfeindschaft: Taking Stock of the Franco-German Reconciliation in the 1963 West German PR Film Neighbors. [Journal Article]