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About Linda Schulte-Sasse

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.
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Schulte-Sasse has been teaching at Macalester since 1984.


Present De Witt Wallace Professor and Chair, German Studies, Macalester College


  • German Cinema Studies
  • Modernism and Avant-Garde
  • Nazi Cinema

Contact Information

Macalester College
Neill Hall, 211C
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6401


Articles (21)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (4)