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Alexandra Ludewig

Professor, Dr habil. (Koblenz-Landau), MA & DPhil (LMU-Munich), PhD (Uni of Qld)

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

1994 …2020

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Biography

Professor Alexandra Ludewig, Head of the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia, is a scholar of German and European Studies.
Her teaching and research focus on issues of identity and ‘Heimat’ and she has published extensively in both German and English on these topics. Among her recent publications are three monographs: Screening Nostalgia. 100 Years of German Heimat Film, published by Transcript Verlag in 2011, Born German. Re-Born in Western Australia by UWA Publishing in 2016, and War Time on Wadjemup. A Social History of the Rottnest Island Internment Camp by UWAP 2019. 

Research expertise keywords

  • Contemporary Austrian literature
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Contemporary European film
  • Contemporary German literature and society
  • German cinema
  • Germans and Australians at war
  • Ruhleben Internment Camp
  • Rottnest Island Internment Camp

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Research Output

  • Tucholsky, Kurt: Germany? Germany! Satirical Writings: The Kurt Tucholsky Reader. New York: Berlinica Publishing, 2017 (Kurt Tucholsky in Translation). – ISBN 978-1-935902-38-6. 208 Seiten, $ 14,95.

    Ludewig, A., 17 Apr 2020, Informationen Deutsch als Fremdsprache, 47, p. 326–329 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

    Open Access
  • Grimms Hänsel & Gretel als Fluchtgeschichte: Dramatische Begegnungen im Fremdsprachenunterricht

    Translated title of the contribution: Brothers Grimms‘ Hansel and Gretel as a refugee story: Dramatic encounters in foreign language teachingLudewig, A. & Busse, W., 2019, In : Die Hochschullehre. 5, p. 265-282 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Grimms “Hänsel & Gretel” als Fluchtgeschichte: Dramatische Begegnungen im Fremdsprachenunterricht

    Translated title of the contribution: The Brothers Grimm's "Hansel & Gretel" as a story of escape: Dramatic encounters in foreign language teachingLudewig, A. & Busse, W., Jun 2019, In : Zeitschrift für Theaterpädagogik. 35, 74, p. 53-54 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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