Assistant Professor of German
Joined Connecticut College: 2012
B.A., M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Contemporary German language and literature
Film and media studies
Gender and women's studies
Suzuko Knott's research interests include Japanese-born German-language writer Yoko Tawada, intersections of German literary and cultural production with Japan and the United States, and sport and body culture of the 19th century.
The courses she teaches include GER 101 Beginning German, GER 436 Imagining Amerika, GER/GWS 253 Sexology and Sex Activism in the Weimar Republic, FYS 143B Stories from the Road.
Suzuko attended the Baden-Württemberg Seminar for American Faculty in German and German Studies, June 9 – 22, 2013, on a full grant sponsored by the German-American Fulbright Commission.
"Yoko Tawada par Yoko Tawada: das automatische Schreiben eines verschwindenden Senders /Empfängers." Yoko Tawada et la culture français. Bernard Banoun, ed. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag. Forthcoming, 2013.
The "good wife, wise mother" of Kirschblüten - Hanami: Doris Dörrie's German domesticity in a Japanese context, German Studies Association Conference, Milwaukee (2012).
Suzuko Knott is a member of the German Studies Association, The Coalition of Women in German, Association of American Teachers of German, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Modern Language Association, American Friends of Marbach