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Arts and Letters Senior Scholar Lecture Today

Frederick Lubich, professor of German in Old Dominion University's Department of Foreign Languages, will discuss "The Return of the Suppressed: Women in 20th Century Art, Sexual Politics and New Age Spirituality" in a campus lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Lubich, who has studied in Germany, Great Britain and the United States, received his Ph.D. in German literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1983. His teaching appointments include Brown University, Columbia University and Rutgers University, and he was the chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Old Dominion University from 1997 to 2008.

He is the author or editor of five scholarly books on modern German literary and cultural history and close to 60 scholarly articles, journalistic essays and encyclopedia entries on topics such as contemporary literature, sexual politics, the visual arts, popular music and German-Jewish relations. He has also translated film and musical scripts, published poetry in literary journals and anthologies, conducted interviews with various political and cultural figures including authors, musicians and Holocaust survivors, and has given numerous conference papers and guest lectures in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

The lecture will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. today in the Burgess Room (9024) of the Batten Arts and Letters Building. For more information call 683-3924.

This article was posted on: October 14, 2009

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