Kristopher Imbrigotta

Kris Imbrigotta

Assistant Professor and Chair, German Studies

Prof. Imbrigotta's research and teaching cover literature and cultural studies from the late nineteenth century to today, focusing primarily on: theater history and drama pedagogy; visual culture and film; memory discourses and literary historiography; and environmental humanities. He is co-editor of the performance journal Communications of the International Brecht Society (IBS) and an elected member of the steering committee for the IBS. Starting in 2021, he will be series co-editor with Jost Hermand for German Life and Civilization (Peter Lang). He has recently completed a new critical student edition of Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle (Methuen/Bloomsbury, 2021). He was also a member of the international translation team for the latest edition of Brecht on Theatre (Methuen/Bloomsbury, 2014). Since 2019, he has served as coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Teaching Network of the German Studies Association, and is a founding member of the German Studies Collaboratory, a digital humanities online teaching/research hub. His work has appeared in various book volumes as well as in Radical History ReviewBrecht YearbookExpressionismusMonatshefte, and Translation and Literature. Prof. Imbrigotta is director of the faculty-led summer program to Berlin in conjunction to the CONN 330 course "Finding Germany: Memory, History, and Identity in Berlin."

Education
BA Ohio University Athens 2003
MA University of Wisconsin Madison 2006
Ph.D University of Wisconsin Madison 2013
Class
Intermediate German GERM 201-A 2218
Fall of the Wall GERM 365-A 2218
Seminar in German Literature GERM 480-A 2218
Finding Germany: Berlin CONN 330-A 2224
Intermediate German GERM 202-A 2224
Culture in the Third Reich GERM 305-A 2224

Contact Information

Wyatt 243
email kimbrigotta@pugetsound.edu