Schulte-Sasse specializes in film and cultural studies, German literature and the
analysis of American political discourse. She teaches 18th and 20th century literature,
cinema studies and is interested in the history and use of propaganda, rhetoric and film.
She focuses on the German cinema, particularly during the era of National Socialism. Her
book, Entertaining the Third Reich: Illusions of Wholeness in Nazi Cinema, examines Nazi
films as movies containing propaganda, comparing them with classical Hollywood cinema.
Schulte-Sasse also has written opinion pieces on Hollywood films and other issues for the
Scripps-Howard News Service and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
EDUCATION: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Schulte-Sasse has been teaching at Macalester since 1984.
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