Yuliya Komska

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Chair, Department of German Studies

  • Associate Professor of German Studies

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I am a cultural historian interested in the making and dismantling of borders between ideologies, territories, languages, and mediums. I gravitate to strange topics and work between disciplines.

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Dartmouth Hall, Room 209B
HB 6084


German Studies


  • Ph.D. Cornell University
  • M.A. Cornell University
  • B.A. Colby College

Selected Publications

  • with Michelle Moyd and David Gramling, Linguistic Disobedience: Restoring Power to Civic Language (Palgrave Pivot, 2018).

  • with Irene Kacandes, eds. Eastern Europe Unmapped: Beyond Borders and Peripheries. New York: Berghahn Books, 2017.

  • The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border. Chicago: Chicago UP, 2015

  • "Trade Publisher Archives: Repositories of Monolingualism? Houghton Mifflin and the Rejected Refugee Manuscripts in the Age of Total War," special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies (Fall 2017): 275-296.

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