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Matthias Konzett

Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 5, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: He/him/his

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 533: Intro to Film Studies
  • ENGL 616A: Studies in Film/Genre
  • ENGL 616B: Studies in Film/Authorship
  • ENGL 616C: Studies in Film/Sci-fi Film
  • ENGL 616D: Stdy in Film/Narrative & Style
  • ENGL 618: Film Theory


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., Emory University
  • 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

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). 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. (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. 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., & Senocak, Z. (2003). Zafer Senocak im Gesprach. The German Quarterly, 76(2), 131. doi:10.2307/3252170

  • Konzett, M. (1995). Cultural Amnesia and the Banality of Human Tragedy: Peter Handke's Wunschloses Unglück and its Postideological Aesthetics. The Germanic Review Literature Culture Theory, 70(2), 42-50. doi:10.1080/00168890.1995.9934250

  • Konzett, M. (1995). Publikumsbeschimpfung: Thomas Bernhard's Provocations of the Austrian Public Sphere. The German Quarterly, 68(3), 251. doi:10.2307/408242

  • Most Cited Publications