Veronika Fuechtner

Associate Professor of German Studies
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Veronika Fuechtner is an Associate Professor of German at Dartmouth College and an Adjunct Professor in the department of psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine. She also teaches in Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies.  She is the author of Berlin Psychoanalytic (University of California Press, 2011) and the co-editor of Imagining Germany, Imagining Asia (with Mary Rhiel, Camden House, 2013). She has co-edited the volume A Global History of Sexual Science 1880-1960 (with Douglas E. Haynes and Ryan Jones, University of California Press, 2017) and is completing a monograph on Thomas Mann's Brazilian mother and Mann's construction of race and "Germanness." Her research interests include the history of psychoanalysis and sexology, German-language modernism, contemporary culture, and film, and the connections between different global modernisms. She has received research grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Deutsche Schillergesellschaft, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Social Sciences Research Council. She has served on the national steering committee of Women in German and currently serves on the 20th and 21st LCC forum executive committee of the MLA.

(603) 646-2408
328 Dartmouth Hall
HB 6084
Comparative Literature
German Studies
Jewish Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Zwischenprüfung (B.A. equivalent) Philipps-Universität in Marburg an der Lahn
M.A. Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Selected Publications

Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies, co-edited with Mary Rhiel, with essays by the editors and Sai Bhatawadekar, Petra Fachinger, Randall Halle, David Kim, Hoi-eun Kim, Perry Myers, Kamakshi Murti, Qinna Shen, Quinn Slobodian, and Chunjie Zhang (Rochester: Camden House, October 2013).

Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond (University of California Press, 2011).

“Die erträumte Stadt in G.W. Pabsts Geheimnisse einer Seele.” In Metropolenzauber – Sexuelle Moderne und Urbaner Wahn, edited by Gabriele Dietze and Dorothea Dornhof, 345-366, Böhlau: Köln, 2014.

“Indians, Jews and Sex: Magnus Hirschfeld and Indian Sexology.” In Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies, edited by Veronika Fuechtner and Mary Rhiel, 111-130. Rochester: Camden House, 2013.

“Moses in Palästina: Heine, Freud, Zweig.” In Heinrich Heine und Sigmund Freud, edited by Sigrid Weigel, 165-184. Berlin: Kadmos Verlag, 2010.

“The International Project of National(ist) Film: Franz Osten in India.” In The Many Faces of Weimar German Cinema, edited by Christian Rogowski, 167-181. Rochester: Camden House, 2010.

“From ultradoitsh to siegfriedisch: The Problem of a Multicultural Literature in Zé do Rock’s Orthographies.” In Gegenwartsliteratur. Interpretationen. Kritiken. Interventionen, edited by Marc Rectanus, 193-208, Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, 2008.

“Arzt und Dichter: Alfred Döblin’s medical, psychiatric and psychoanalytical work.” In Camden House Companion to Alfred Döblin, edited by Roland Dollinger and Wulf Köpke, 111-139. Rochester: Camden House, 2004.