Prof. Dr. Sabine Hake

Department of Germanic Studies

University of Texas at Austin

E.P, Schoch 3.134


78712 Austin, Texas


Forschung und Projekte

Derzeitige Position(en)

Texas Chair of German Literature and Culture (2004-)

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

work-in-progress for a book manuscript on Berlin architecture, literature, and cinema during the stabilization period, titled: “Topographies of Class: Modern Architecture and Mass Society in Weimar Berlin.” Approx. 400 ms. pp., to be completed by the end of 2006.

Frühere Position(en)

Professsor of German, University of Pittsburgh (1988-2004)


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Film in Deutschland: Geschichte und Geschichten ab 1895. Reinbek: Rowohlt, 2004.
German National Cinema. London: Routledge, 2002.
Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001.
The Cinema's Third Machine: German Writings on Film 1907-1933. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.
Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch. Princeton. N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1992.


“Leaving the Bunker: On Downfall and the Historicization of the Nazi Past” forthcoming in English and German, 43 ms. pp.

Herausgeberschaften und Editionen

Take Two: German Cinema of the Fifties. Co-edited with John Davidson. New York: Berghahn Press, 2007.

Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

German film (all periods), Weimar culture, cultural theory, modernism and mass culture, 20thc. working-class culture