Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Her research focuses on the Environmental Humanities. She is the author of Atlas of (Remote) Islands and Sea Level Rise (University of California Press) and the editor of Climate Change, Hawaii and the Pacific (under review). She is Associate Editor of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, the quarterly journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE).
Her research also focuses on film. She is author of Screening the Red Army Faction: Historical and Cultural Memory (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018), co-editor of 1968 and Global Cinema (Wayne State UP, 2018) and of Celluloid Revolt: German Screen Cultures and the Long Sixties (Camden House, 2019) and guest editor of 1968 and West German Cinema, a special
issue of The Sixties 10 (2017).
She has published extensively on the Frankfurt School and especially on Theodor W. Adorno. She is editor of Adorno and Ethics, a special issue of New German Critique. She has published articles on animals and nature in the writings of Adorno, Horkheimer and Kracauer and of Cixous, Derrida and Levinas.
Her articles have been published in numerous venues, including Cineaste, Film Criticism, Film Quarterly, German Studies Review, Humanities, Mosaic, New German Critique, Quarterly
Review of Film and Video and The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture. Professor Gerhardt has been awarded fellowships by the Fulbright Commission, the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
She has also held visiting positions at Harvard University, at the Free University in Berlin, at Columbia University and at the University of California at Berkeley, where she taught previously.
For more information: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/llea/german/faculty/christina-gerhardt/