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Philip W. Bennett ( is a retired university professor. His most recent academic post was in the Graduate School of Education at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. He is writing a book on the nature and development of Wilhelm Reich’s social and political thought.

Mila Ganeva ( is Associate Professor of German and Film Studies at Miami University in Ohio. She is author of Women in Weimar Fashion: Discourses and Displays in German Culture, 1918–1933 (Camden House, 2008) and numerous articles on fashion journalism, fashion photography, early German film comedies, and Berlin in film.

Katharina Gerstenberger ( is Professor of German and Chair of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah. Her research emphasis is contemporary literature. Publications include Writing the New Berlin: The German Capital in Post-Wall Literature (2008) and After the Berlin Wall: Germany and Beyond (2011, co-edited with Jana Brazil).

Yuliya Komska ( is Assistant Professor of German Studies at Dartmouth College. She is the author of The Icon Curtain: The Cold War’s Quiet Border, forthcoming with University of Chicago Press. She has published in German Life and Letters, New German Critique, and German Politics and Society. Her ongoing book project is Transcontinental and Transatlantic: Cold War Radio in the Golden Age of Television.

Florian Krobb ( is Professor of German at National University of Ireland Maynooth. Research interests: German travel writing on Africa, colonialism and conservatism in Weimar Germany. Recent books: Erkundungen im Überseeischen: Wilhelm Raabe und die Füllung der Welt (2009); Phantastik—Völkischer Aufbruch— Jugendliteratur. Wilhelm Matthießen: Werke und Kontexte (2013).

Andreas Peglau ( is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Berlin, Germany. His book, entitled Unpolitische Wissenschaft? Wilhelm Reich und die Psychoanalyse im Nationalsozialismus, was published in 2013.

Emre Sencer ( is Assistant Professor of History at Knox College, where he teaches courses on modern German, European, and Middle Eastern [End Page 251] history. He is currently working on a monograph about comparative military culture in Germany and Turkey in the 1930s.

John Griffith Urang ( is an Assistant Professor of Media and Film Studies at Marylhurst University. His book Legal Tender: Love and Legitimacy in the East German Cultural Imagination (Cornell University Press) was published in 2010. His current book project explores tropes of reproduction in German New Wave film. [End Page 252]



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