Jun. Prof. Dr. Simon Wendt


office: IG 4.217
office hours: Mo 15-16:30 hrs
(in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit per e-mail)
tel: 069/798-32368
email: wendt@em.uni-frankfurt.de

 



Simon Wendt
is Assistant Professor of American Studies.

Research and Teaching Interests
Modern U.S.History
African American History
Gender History
Memory and History
Nationalism
Heroism and Hero-Worship



Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

 

       
Current Research Projects:

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

Everyday Heroism in Twentieth-Century America

Race, Gender, and Military Heroism
in U.S. History: From World War I to 9/11

 

Past Research Projects:

Marginalized Masculinities and
the American Nation:


African American and Native American Military Heroism, 1941-1978 (funded by the German Research Foundation, 2013-2016)

 

Past Conferences:


International Conference
"Everyday Heroism in the United States,
Germany, and Britain from the 19th
to the 21st Century," March 6-7, 2015
Conference Program 

 



International Conference
"Race, Gender, and Military Heroism in U.S.
History: From World War I to
9/11," March 20-21, 2015
Conference Program




 

Simon Wendt in the News: 

Simon Wendt on racism and police brutality in the United
States on German public radio (Deutschlandfunk)

http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/polizeigewalt-in-den-usa-
ringen-um-die-deutungshoheit.
911.de.html?dram:article_id=360394

 Link to the interview (in German)

http://srv.deutschlandradio.de/themes/dradio/script/aod/
index.html?audioMode=2&audioID=4



Simon Wendt on racism and police brutality in the United
States on German national television (ZDF)

Link to the interview (in German)

https://www.zdf.de/migration/migration/rassismus-
tief-verwurzelt-102.html