Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Ulrich Scheck

Ulrich Scheck

Ulrich Scheck

Name: Dr. Ulrich Scheck
Position: Professor
Phone: 828-5168
Email: uscheck@tru.ca

Interests

* Playing keyboards in the Kamloops-based rock band "Shattered Blue"
* Writing songs and photography
* Playing with our dogs

Research Interests

* German Romanticism
* Literature and Film, Literature and Philosopy
* Exile Literature
* Cultural Studies
* History and Politics of German-Speaking Countries

Education

* Staatsexamen (Universität Mannheim, Germany)
* M.A., Ph.D. (University of Waterloo)

Publications

Selected Book Publications

Eigenständigkeit und Parodie in Nestroys "Judith und Holofernes:" Ein Vergleich mit Hebbels "Judith." 1981.

Die Prosa Robert Neumanns: Mit einem bibliographischen Anhang. 1985.

Books Edited and Co-Edited

Stories by Musäus and Fouqué. Transl. Thomas Carlyle. Facsimile Rpt. of the 1st edition of German Romance (1827), vol. 1. Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture 61. 1991.

Präludien: Kanadisch-deutsche Dialoge. Vorträge des 1. Kingstoner Symposions. Thema: Interkulturelle Germanistik: The Canadian Context. With Burkhardt Krause and Patrick O'Neill.

"Hinter dem schwarzen Vorhang:" Die Katastrophe und die epische Tradition. Festschrift für Anthony W. Riley. With Friedrich Gaede and Patrick O'Neill.

Verleiblichungen: Literatur- und kulturgeschichtliche Studien über Strategien, Formen und Funktionen der Verleiblichung in Texten von der Frühzeit bis zum "Cyberspace". 1996. With Burkhardt Krause.

Natur, Räume, Landschaften: Vorträge des 2. Kingstoner Symposiums. 1996. With Burkhardt Krause.

Emotions and Cultural Change Gefühlskultur im Wandel. 2006. 280 pp. With Burkhardt Krause.

Gender and Laughter: Comic Affirmation and Subversion in Traditional and Modern Media. 2009. With Gaby Pailer, Andreas Böhn and Stefan Horlacher.

Employment History

* 1984-85 Assistant Professor, Mount Allison University
* 1985-93 Assistant Professor and Queen's National Scholar, Queen's University
* 1993-01 Associate Professor, Queen's University
* 2001-05 Full Professor, Queen's University
* 2001-05 Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Queen's University
* 2005-08 Dean of Arts, Thompson Rivers University
* 2007-08 Associate Vice-President Academic, Thompson Rivers University
* 2009-10 Interim Provost and Vice-President Academic, Thompson Rivers University
* 2010-15 Provost and Vice-President Academic, Thompson Rivers University
* 2016- Professor, Thompson Rivers University

Courses Taught

Courses on the undergraduate and graduate level in German Romanticism, Literature and Film, 20th Century German, Austrian and Swiss Literature, German Language (1st to 4th-year level), Business German

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Association of University Teachers of German
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