Tobias LehmannUniversity of Oregon | UO · Department of German and Scandinavian
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My research is on German literature of the 20th and 21st century and its various linkages to critical theory and philosophy from the perspective of a cultural critic. I’m working on novels of (socialist) memories in post-unification Germany, on Ernst Bloch's idea of the upright walk and on Holocaust memoirs. I have a passion for the poetry of the 20th century, such as M. Kaléko, E. Fried, T. Brasch and Enzensberger. I'm an experienced translator and teacher of the German language at all levels.
The research article is about the transformation of the East-German society in post-unification Germany. The center of the research is the generation born between the mid of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s and the impact of the socio-economic transition effects on the younger generation. The research results will be interpreted with two li...
The research paper deals with the South Korean Minjung art, its socio-political as well as theoretical background in the 1980s and the impetus of such art on the democracy movement in the South Korean society at the end of the 1980s.
The article is based on the M.A.-thesis research about North Korean refugees and their social adaptation process in South Korean society. Quantitative research was extended through literary examples, interviews with the refugees and psychological trauma analyzed by psychologists who have worked over the long term with the NK refugees.
MA thesis about Germany's and Korea's division, the historical and socio-political legacy and issues related to the national identity