Jonathan Wipplinger

wipplinger“Biguine”: The African Diasporic Presence at Weimar’s End

Jonathan Wipplinger is Assistant Professor of German at North Carolina State University and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan (2006). His research focuses on the culture of the Weimar Republic, with particular emphasis on the German reception of jazz music. He is currently completing the manuscript for his monograph “The Jazz Republic: Music, Race, and American Culture in Weimar Germany.” His work has appeared in Germanic Review, German Quarterly, Callaloo as well as the edited volumes From Black to Schwarz (LitVerlag 2011), Blackness in Opera (University of Illinois Press 2012), and Thomas Mann. Neue kulturwissenschaftliche Lektüren (2012).