Matthias B. Konzett

Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall, Durham, NH 03824
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  • Ph.D., Emory University
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • M.A., Emory University
  • M.A., University of Innsbruck

Research Interests

  • Cinema
  • Film studies and theory; horror
  • Film studies and theory: noir
  • Science fiction film
  • TV
  • World cinema

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 533: Introduction to Film Studies
  • ENGL 616: Stdy in Film/Global HorrorFilm
  • ENGL 618: Film Theory

Selected Publications

Konzett, M. B. (2019). The Egotistical Sublime: Film Noir and Whiteness. In D. M. Konzett (Ed.), Hollywood at the Intersection of Identity and Race. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Konzett, M. (2015). Encyclopedia of German Literature (eBook ed.). London, UK: Routledge (formerly Fitzroy Dearborn, Chicago, London). Retrieved from

Konzett, M. (2011). It’s Not Every Day We’re Gonna Be The Same – Wong Kar Wai, Auteur-Flaneur ofthe Camera. Weber: The Contemporary West, 27(2), 67-76.

Konzett, M. (2010). Sci-Fi Film and Sounds of the Future. In M. Bartkowiak (Ed.), Sounds of the Future: Essays on Music in Science Fiction Film (pp. 100-117). London: McFarland.

Konzett, M. (2010). A Companion to the Works of Thomas Bernhard ([aperback edition ed.). M. Konzett (Ed.), Rochester, NY and Woodbride, Suffolk, UK: Camden House. Retrieved from

Konzett, M. P. (2009). Competing Paradigms of Multiculturalism?. Twentieth-Century Literature, 55(1), 114-124. doi:10.1215/0041462X-2009-2008

Konzett, M. (2009). Imminent Future—Sci-Fi Film and the Construction of Soundscapes. Weber: The Contemporary West, 25(2).

Konzett, M., & Lamb-Faffelberger, M. (2007). Elfriede Jelinek Writing Woman, Nation, and Identity - A Critical Anthology. Rowman & Littlefield. Retrieved from

Konzett, M. (2007). Orientalism and German Turkish Cinema. AIZEN, (July).

Konzett, M. B. (2007). Sander L. Gilman, Jurek Becker: A Live in Five Worlds. The German Quarterly, (Winter).