Berlin Alexanderplatz: Media Aesthetics, Politics, and the Death of Weimar Culture
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Fellowship Work Summary, 1997–98
Peter Jelavich Peter Jelavich concentrated on writing five chapters of a book entitled Berlin Alexanderplatz: Radio, Film, and the Death of Weimar Culture. He also wrote two long entries on Nazi Germany and the Federal Republic of Germany for Censorship: An International Encyclopedia, and a review essay on several books concerning art and politics in interwar Europe for Past and Present. He participated and was a speaker at the concluding roundtable discussion at a conference on "Berlin: Fashioning a National Capital at the End of the Twentieth Century," held at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. He gave a public lecture at the Center on his current research on "Berlin Alexanderplatz: Media Aesthetics, Politics, and the Death of Weimar Culture."