Dr. Brett Berliner
Associate Professor; Graduate & Honors Faculty
Modern Europe and France; European cultural history; race in Europe.
Ph.D. History - Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A. History - Univ. of Washington, Seattle
B.A. History - Univ. of California, Berkeley
Courses: Emerging Europe; Europe from the Restoration through World War II; Contemporary Europe; Racism in Europe; Blacks in Europe; Negritude and Beyond; World History I & II (Honors)
- "'Gods We Were': Rejuvenation as Social Metaphor in Interwar Pulp Fiction in Europe and the United States," Interdisciplinary Humanities 30 (Spring 2013): 101-112.
- "'Chasing the Elusive Pill': YMCA Men, the Paris Baseball League and Making Baseball French, 1919-1925," The International Journal of the History of Sport 28:13 (Sept 2011): 1772-1787.
- "Syncopated Hits: The Clef Club Negro Baseball Team in Jazz-Age Paris," Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture 19: 2 (Spring 2011): 44- 52.
- "Mephistopheles and Monkeys: Rejuvenation, Race, and Sexuality in Popular Culture in Interwar France," Journal of the History of Sexuality 13:3 (2004): 306-25.
- Ambivalent Desire: the Exotic Black Other in Jazz-Age France (Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2002).
- "Dancing Dangerously: Colonizing the Exotic at the Bal Nègre in the Inter-War Years," French Cultural Studies 12:1 (2001): 59-75.