Magda Mueller

German
Trinity 134
530-898-6195
mmueller@csuchico.edu

Dr. Mueller has been teaching German at CSU, Chico since 1993. She has also taught at Stanford University and at Columbia University. She is an active scholar, a specialist on German feminist thought and on the philosophy of Ernst Bloch. During Fall 1998, she was on sabbatical leave, revising and editing a book-length manuscript on Bloch's (post)modernism. During her sabbatical, she also co-compiled and co-edited German Feminist Writings (2001). Furthermore, she is co-editor of two collections of scholarly articles entitled Gender Politics and Post-Communism: Reflections from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (1993) and Gender and Germanness: Cultural Productions of Nation (1997). She has published articles on the topics of German intellectual history, aesthetic theory, the GDR, and contemporary German literature, film, culture, theology, feminist theology, and feminist studies. She has presented papers at a variety of national and international conferences and workshops, including the meetings organizations at the forefront of German Studies: the ACTFL/AATG, the German Studies Association, and the Modern Language Association. Dr. Mueller is the book review editor of the Women in German Newsletter and Online Project. She is an editorial associate of Telos. A Quarterly Journal of Critical Thought, and serves on the editorial board of Die Unterrichtspraxis, a journal specializing in the teaching of German. She is also a reader for several publishers and scholarly journals. For the term 2001/02, Dr. Mueller is again severing as the President of the American Association of Teachers of German of Northern California; from 1996-1998 she also served as the president of that organization. She has held workshops for instructors of German at all levels and has written a manual on the implementation of a successful German Day. She has won several awards and she is the 2001 AATG and Goethe Institute Certificate of Merit recipient.

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