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Dr. Edward Larkey

Larkey

Dr. Edward Larkey is Professor of German and Intercultural Communication and Affiliate Professor in both the Language, Literacy, and Culture Doctoral Program and the Media and Communications Studies Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT

The Field of Intercultural Communication (Intercultural Communication MA Program)

Theoretical Approaches to Intercultural Communication: An Overview (LLC  PhD + INCC MA course)

Transcultural Studies in Global Television (Media and Communication Studies)

Intercultural Studies in German Popular Culture: Classics of German Television (Advanced German)

Topics in German Culture: German Culture Through Film (in English)

Topics in German Culture: Multicultural Germany (in English)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

BOOK

Rotes Rockradio. Populäre Musik und die Kommerzialisierung des DDR-Rundfunks (Red Rock Radio. Popular Music and the Commercialization of GDR Broadcasting), Münster, Berlin: LIT-Verlag. 2007. (In German)

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

“Ugly Betty und Verliebt in Berlin: Identitätskonstruktionen im transkulturellen Vergleich,” in, Susanne Eichner, Rainer Winter, Lothar Mikos (Eds.), Transnationale Serienkultur, Theorie, Ästhetik, Narration und Rezeption neuer Fernsehserien. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.. Pp. 287-306. 2013.

“Transcultural Localization Strategies of Global TV Formats: Comparing The Office (US) and Stromberg (Germany),” in Albert Moran (Ed.), TV Formats Worldwide. Localizing Global Programs, Bristol UK: Intellect, Pp. 189-201. 2009

“Popular Music on East German Television: Constructing the Televisual Pop Community in the GDR,” in Peter Goddard (Ed.) Popular Television in Authoritarian Europe, Manchester: Manchester University Press. Pp. 176-193. 2013.

“Von Basar zu RUND: Die Inszenierung von Jugendkultur im DDR-Fernsehen” (“From Basar to RUND: Staging Youth Culture in GDR Television”), in Sascha Trültzsch, Thomas Wilke (Eds.), Heisser Sommer – Coole Beats: Zur populären Musik und ihren medialen Repräsentation in der DDR, Frankfurt/M: Peter Lang. Pp. 35-66. 2009.

“Das schwere Vergnügen von leichter Musik in der DDR” (“The Difficult Pleasure of ‘Easy [-Listening]’ Music in the GDR”), in Markus Merkel, Ulrike Häusser (Eds.), Vergnügen in der DDR (Pleasure in the GDR). Berlin: Panama. Pp. 344-358. 2009