Ari Linden

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
785-864-9176
Wescoe Hall
Room 2077
University of Kansas
2077 Wescoe Hall, 1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590
Second office:
607-2801431-2801431



Modern German-Jewish thought; twentieth-century German and Austrian literature and visual culture; the Frankfurt School and Critical Theory; Hegel

Education

Ph.D., German Studies, Cornell University

M.A., German Studies, Cornell University

B.A., History, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

  • Twentieth-century German and Austrian literature and visual culture
  • German-Jewish modernity
  • Comic literature and theories of comedy, satire, and irony
  • The Frankfurt School/Critical Theory
  • Hegel and German Idealism

Upcoming Program Events
Kudos to our faculty!

Dr. Renee Perelmutter, Associate Professor of Slavic and Jewish Studies, writes fantasy fiction and poetry under the name Rose Lemberg. Her book Marginalia to Stone Bird is the first book of poetry to be shortlisted for a Crawford Award, and is also up for an Elgin Award. Marginalia has been reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly and Strange Horizons. Available at Aqueduct Press and Amazon.

Kudos to our students!

March 16, 2017: JS students Mackenzie Haun, Sarah Herman and Ariel Silverman were elected to join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious national academic academy. Phi Beta Kappa “celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities.”

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