Department of Germanic
and Slavic Studies

Newcomb Hall 305
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-865-5276
Fax: 504-865-5277

Photos thanks to
Professor Brumfield
and A. Carr.

Valerie Weinstein | e-mail
Newcomb 303 D | 504-862-3092

Visiting Professor of German

Valerie WeinsteinValerie Weinstein earned her Ph.D. in German Studies from Cornell University. She also studied at Humboldt University in Berlin and earned her A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard University. Prior to coming to Tulane, she served on the faculties of Williams College and the University of Nevada, Reno.Professor Weinstein is the author of a dozen articles and book chapters, most of them on gender and Jewishness in German film between the two world wars, but ranging in topic from early twentieth-century anthropological film footage to music videos by the heavy metal band Rammstein. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript on the concept of "race" in Third Reich film comedy.Professor Weinstein teaches Holocaust literature and film and German language, literature, culture, and film at all levels. In Fall 2011 she will be teaching Intermediate German and a seminar on German culture in the Weimar Republic (1918-1933).


Tulane U., Dept. of Germanic & Slavic Studies, Newcomb Hall 305, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5276