In Fall 2012, Jakub Kazecki is teaching his first course at Bates, GER 201 Intermediate German I. He joined the faculty in German & Russian Studies after teaching German language, literature and film courses at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT and McMaster University in Hamilton, ON.
Jakub Kazecki’s research interests include 20th-century German literature (especially literature about the First World War), images of German-Polish relationships in literature, film and visual arts, and laughter and comedy in different media. He is the author of Laughter in the Trenches: Humour and Front Experience in German First World War Narratives (2012) and the co-editor of the book Border Visions: Borderlands in Film and Literature (forthcoming in 2013, together with Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Cynthia Miller).
- Assistant Professor
- Roger Williams Hall, Room 229