Ulrich Baer

Ulrich Baer

Ulrich Baer teaches literature and photography as University Professor at NYU and has published extensively on the representation of personal and collective trauma in literature, film, photography, and public debate. A recipient of Guggenheim, Getty and Humboldt fellowships, his books include: What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Equality and Truth in the University; Remnants of Song: The Experience of Modernity in Charles Baudelaire and Paul Celan; Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma, and, as editor and/or translator, Rilke's Letters on Life; The Dark Interval: Rilke’s Letters on Loss, Grief and Transformation; The Shoshana Felman Reader (with Emily Sun and Eyal Peretz); Hannah Arendt zwischen den Disziplinen (with Amir Eshel), and Nietzsche, Rilke, Dickinson,Wilde, and Shakespeare on Love.His podcast, Speaking of...with Uli Baer, is devoted to in-depth conversations on powerful ideas and great booksks; he also co-hostsThe Proust Questionnaire podcast with Caroline Weber. He lives in New York City.

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