Michelle R. Eley

mreleyTrappings and Parallels: Race Discourse in Paul Verhoeven’s TV Movie Gottes Zweite Garnitur

Michelle R. Eley is a German Lecturer at NC State University and a PhD candidate in German Studies at Duke University. In her dissertation Schwarzsein, Weißsein, Deutschsein: Narrating Identity in German Film after 1950, she explores German film’s participation in discourses on race, racism and sex and their role in conceptions and constructions of German cultural and national identity in the second half of the 20th century. Michelle’s research and teaching interests include German language, culture, and cinema, African Diaspora in film, critical race and gender studies, and critical media literacy.