Dr. Brett Berliner

Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
320 Holmes Hall
Phone: 
443.885.1783
Email: 
Brett.Berliner@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. History - Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A. History - Univ. of Washington, Seattle
B.A. History - Univ. of California, Berkeley

Education:

Ph.D. History - Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A. History - Univ. of Washington, Seattle
B.A. History - Univ. of California, Berkeley

Modern Europe and France; European cultural history; race in Europe.   

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)

Select Publications

  • "'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.