Faculty Profile

Antje Pfannkuchen

Assistant Professor of German (2009)

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on sabbatical 2014-15



The mutual influences between media-technology, science, literature and art are at the focus of her work. She has published on German Enlightenment poet and scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg as well as on Ezra Pound’s interests in 19th century German science. Her current research concerns the conditions of the invention of photography around 1800. Courses she has been and will be teaching include the culture of the two Germanies, German Romanticism, German-Jewish relations and all levels of German language.


  • M.A., FU Berlin, 2000
  • M.P.S., New York University, 2002
  • Ph.D., 2010