Associate Professor of World Languages
Dr. Margit Grieb, Associate Professor of German, received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida and joined the University of South Florida in Tampa in 2003.
Her monogram Using New Media Technologies to Transform German Film (2012) focuses on German cinema and new media productions and examines aesthetic and formal representations of emergent media embedded within the “older” representational system of the cinema. She is also co-editor of and contributor to the anthologies Cultural Perspectives on Film, Literature, and Language (2010, with Will Lehman) and Current Trends in Language and Culture Studies (2012, with Yves-Antoine Clemmen and Will Lehman).
She has published articles on videogames, German cinema and television, German theatrical productions, New German Cinema, film restoration, Expressionist Cinema, and on the intersections of new media and avant-garde film. Currently, she is working on a monograph entitled Wim Wenders-Documenting Sound and Performance.
In the Department of World Languages Dr. Grieb teaches courses on German film, literature, language, and culture. She directs the USF Film Studies Certificate Program and serves as faculty mentor to the USF German Culture Club and the USF Film Club. She is also the director of the summer study abroad program in Germany (Stuttgart & Düsseldorf). She is affiliated faculty in the Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies as well as the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.