Faculty Profile

Carol Anne Costabile-Heming

Title
Professor
Department
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, 1992.
Major: German
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
Major: German
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Major: German

Current Scheduled Teaching*

GERM 3044.001, Contemporary Germany, Spring 2023
GERM 4338.001, German Translation, Spring 2023
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German I (Oral Communication), Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

GERM 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2022 Syllabus
GERM 3070.001, Advanced German II (Written Communication), Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 4920.001, Cooperative Education in German, Spring 2022 Syllabus
GERM 3996.001, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2022 Syllabus
GERM 3040.002, Topics in German Culture, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German I (Oral Communication), Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 4920.001, Cooperative Education in German, Fall 2021 Syllabus
GERM 4320.001, Topics in German Cinema, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3044.001, Contemporary Germany, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 4338.001, German Translation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 4951.701, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2021 Syllabus
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German I (Oral Communication), Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3056.001, German Novella, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3996.701, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Summer 10W 2020 Syllabus
GERM 1020.003, Elementary German, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GERM 3045.001, The Berlin Wall, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GERM 1010.001, Elementary German, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 4320.001, Topics in German Cinema, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German I (Oral Communication), Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3044.001, Contemporary Germany, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3996.001, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2018 Syllabus
GERM 5900.004, Special Problems, Spring 2018 SPOT
GERM 4350.001, Topics in Advanced German Literature, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3040.001, Topics in German Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German Composition and Oral Practice, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 5900.002, Special Problems, Fall 2017 SPOT
GERM 3050.001, Topics in German Literature, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3070.001, Advanced German Composition and Oral Practice, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 2050.002, Intermediate German, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2017
GERM 4320.001, Topics in German Cinema, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German Composition and Oral Practice, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 3040.001, Topics in German Culture, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 2050.001, Intermediate German, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 2050.002, Intermediate German, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GERM 5900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2016 SPOT
GERM 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2016
GERM 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2016
GERM 3060.001, Advanced German Composition and Oral Practice, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
FREN 5200.001, Seminar in French, Fall 2015 SPOT
SPAN 5200.001, Seminar in Spanish, Fall 2015 SPOT
GERM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2015
GERM 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2015
GERM 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2015
GERM 2040.001, Intermediate German, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
GERM 3040.001, Topics in German Culture, Spring 2013 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Costabile-Heming, C. T., Halverson, R. J. (2015). Taking Stock of German Studies in the United States: The New Millennium. Rochester, NY: Camden House.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2004). Berlin. The Symphony Continues: Orchestrating Architectural, Social and Artistic Change in Germany's New Capital.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2001). Textual Responses to German Unification: Processing Historical and Social Change in Literature and Film ..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1997). Intertextual Exile: Volker Braun's Dramatic Re-Vision of GDR Society.
Book Chapter
Costabile-Heming, C. (2022). Imagining German Studies for the Future. Transverse Disciplines: Working Across and Beyond Academic Disciplines. 81-106. University of Toronto Press.
Costabile-Heming, C. T., Lewis, A., Glajar, V. (2021). "Citizen Informants, Glitches in the System, and the Limits of Collaboration: Eastern Experiences in the Cold War Era". Histories of Surveillance from Antiquity to the Digital Era: The Eyes and Ears of Power. 146-162. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Histories-of-Surveillance-from-Antiquity-to-the-Digital-Era-The-Eyes-and/Marklund-Skouvig/p/book/9780367340698#
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). Espionage and the Cold War in DEFA Films: Double Agents in for eyes only (1963) and Chiffriert an Chef Ausfall Nr. 5 (1979).. Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe: Files, Literature, Film, and Television. 255-277. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2016). “Perpetrator as Victim in Jana Döhring’s Stasiratte”. Secret Police Files from the Eastern Bloc: Between Surveillance and Life Writing.. 137-149. Rochester, NY: Camden House.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2016). "Intellectuals and the Wende: Missed Opportunities and Dashed Hopes." Re-Reading East Germany: The Literature and Film of the GDR (1949-2009). Ed. Karen Leeder.. Re-Reading East Germany: The Literature and Film of the GDR (1949-2009).. 197-213. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2015). “Re-Reading Christa Wolf’s Störfall Following the Fukushima Catastrophe.”. Catastrophe and Catharsis: Narratives of Disaster and Redemption in German Culture and Beyond. 90-105. Rochester, NY: Camden House.
Costabile-Heming, C. T., Halverson, R. J. (2015). “Introduction: Challenges and Opportunities for the Study of German.”. Taking Stock of German Studies in the United States: The New Millennium.. 1-14. Rochester, NY: Camden House.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2014). "'Der Fall Loest': A Case Study of Crime Stories and the Public Sphere in the GDR." In: Tatort Germany: The Curious Case of German Language Crime Fiction. Ed. Lynn M. Kutch and Todd Herzog.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2011). "History in Context: The Spreebogen and Das Haus am Werderschen Markt in the Context of the Architectural Debates."in After the Berlin Wall: Germany and Beyond . Eds. Katharina Gerstenberger and Jana Braziel.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2004). "Berlin Snapshots: Images of the City in Short Fiction." In Berlin. The Symphony Continues: Orchestrating Architectural, Social and Artistic Change in Germany's New Capital . Eds. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Rachel J. Halverson and Kristie A. Foell..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2004). "Berlin's Symphony Continues: Architectural, Social and Artistic Changes." In Berlin. The Symphony Continues: Orchestrating Architectural, Social and Artistic Change in Germany's New Capital. Eds. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Rachel J. Halverson and Kristie A. Foell..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2003). "Jürgen Fuchs: Documenting Life, Death, and the Stasi." In East German Writers and the Politics of Culture: Dealing with the Stasi. Eds. Paul Cooke and Andrew Plowman..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2001). "'Schreiber, was siehst du?' Processing Historical and Social Change." In Textual Responses to German Unification: Processing Historical and Social Change in Literature and Film. Eds. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Rachel Halverson and Kristie Foell..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1997). "Censorship and Review Processes: The Case of Günter Kunert." What Remains? East German Culture and the Postwar Public. Ed. Marc Silberman..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1997). "Texts and Contexts: GDR Literature during the 1970s." Beyond 1989: Re-reading German Literature since 1945. Ed. Keith Bullivant..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1996). "Confronting the Wall: Images of the Berlin Wall in GDR Short Prose." The Berlin Wall: Representations and Perspectives. Eds. Ernst Schürer, Manfred Keune, Philip Jenkins..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1995). "Nachrichten: Electronic News Bulletins and the German Language." Virtual Connections: Online Activities and Projects for Networking Language Learners. Ed. Mark Warschauer..
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1995). "Was war, was ist, was sein wird: Die Rezeption der Werke Günter Kunerts." Kunert Werkstatt. Materialien und Studien zu Günter Kunerts literarischem Werk. Eds. Manfred Keune and Manfred Durzak..
Book Review
Costabile-Heming, C. (2021). Rev. of Angermuseum Erfurt, Kai Uwe Schierz, Patrick Rössler, Miriam Krautwurst, and Elizabeth Otto, editors. 4 “Bauhausmädels” Gertrud Arndt, Marianne Brandt, Margarete Heumann, Margaretha Reichardt. Sandstein Verlag, 2019. Feminist German Studies. 113-115.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). Interwoven Fates: 20th Century German History and the European Refugee Crisis. The Athenaeum Review. (3), 188-190. https://athenaeumreview.org/
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2017). Rev. of Sagen, was ist! Jürgen Fuchs zwischen Interpretation, Forschung und Kritik. Glossen. 43, . http://blogs.dickinson.edu/glossen/glossen-43-2017-current-issue/5559-2/
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2017). Rev. of Novel Perspectives on German-Language Comics Studies: History, Pedagogy, Theory.. Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German. 50(1), 102-103.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2017). Rev. of The Autobiographical Turn in Germanophone Documentary and Experimental Film. Women in German Yearbook. 128(Summer), 17-18. Women in German.
Education Kits and Manipulatives
Costabile-Heming, C., Schicker, J. (2022). Teaching Guide: The Architects. DEFA Film Library. https://ecommerce.umass.edu/defa/film/3598
Encyclopedia Article
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2005). "East Germany" Encyclopedia of Intelligence & Counterintelligence . Rodney P. Carlisle, General Editor..
Journal Article
Costabile-Heming, C. (2022). The Li(v)es of Spies: Documentary Portraits of East German Unofficial Informants (IMs). Limbus: Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies.
Costabile-Heming, C. (2021). “Das Buch als vollkommenstes aller Medien”: Judith Schalansky, Book Making, and the Art of Literature. Gegenwartsliteratur. XX, 169-189.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2020). Literary Afterlives: Archives, Literature Museums, and the Visibility of Texts. Textpraxis. (2), 16. https://www.textpraxis.net/carol-anne-costabile-heming-literary-afterlives
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). Expanding the Nation—Thoughts on Moving German Studies Forward in the 21st Century. The German Quarterly. Beyond the Nation: Pondering German Studies in the Twenty-First Century. 92(4), 454-458.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). “Eine Wünschelrute auf der Suche nach den Meinigen”: The Role of the German Language in Katja Petrowskaja’s Vielleicht Esther. Germanistik in Ireland. 99-115. http://www.hartung-gorre.de/Ireland_14.htm
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). Surveillance and the GDR’s Cultural Sphere: Franz Fühmann, the State, and the Stasi. German Life and Letters. 72(3), 335-356.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2018). Von “Nachruf” bis “Eigentum”: Defining Origin in Volker Braun’s Post-Unification Works. Limbus: Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies. (11), 159-174.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2017). “The Reconstructed City Palace and Humboldt Forum in Berlin: Restoring Architectural Identity or Distorting the Memory of Historic Spaces?”. Journal of Contemporary European Studies. 25(4), 441-454.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2015). “Preserving the Self: Constructs of Memory and Biography in the Works of Jürgen Fuchs.”. Edinburgh German Yearbook. 9, 163-177.
Crutsinger, C. A., Glass, J., Costabile-Heming, C. T., Wilson, D. (2015). Changing the culture: Mentoring faculty at the margin. The Department Chair. 25(3), 9-10. Academic Chairperson's Conference.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2011). "Responding to the MLA Report: Re-Contextualizing German Departments for the 21st Century.". The German Quarterly.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2011). "The Stasi on Display in Berlin: The Role of the Museum in the GDR's Contested Legacy." Stasi on Display Related Links: http://blogs.dickinson.edu/glossen/archive/most-recent-issue-322011/carol-anne-constabile-heming-glossen32/.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2010). "Illness as Metaphor: Christa Wolf, the GDR and Beyond.". Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2008). "Overcoming the Silence: Narrative Strategies in Günter Grass's Beim Häuten der Zwiebel.". Colloquia Germanica.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2005). "Tracing History through Berlin's Topography: Historical Memories and Post-1989 Berlin Narratives.". German Life and Letters.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2005). "Where Public and Private Intersect: The Intermingling of Spheres in Christa Wolf's Ein Tag im Jahr.". Orbis Litterarum.
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2004). "'Zur Sache Deutschland': Volker Braun Takes Stock.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2004). "The Presence and Absence of the Past: Sites of Memory/Forgetting in F. C. Delius' Die Flatterzunge.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2002). "Offizielle und inoffizielle Zensurverfahren in der DDR: Der Fall Günter Kunert.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2002). "Peter Schneider's Eduards Heimkehr and the Image of the 'New Berlin.'".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2001). "Das Buch stört immer noch.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2000). REZENSUR : A Case Study of Censorship and Programmatic Reception in the GDR.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1998). "Keeping the Public Sphere Public: Problematizing Censorship in the former German Democratic Republic for American University Students.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1997). "Experimenting with Androgyny: Malina and Ingeborg Bachmann's Search for Utopia.".
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1991). "Christa Wolf's 'Büchner Prize Acceptance Speech': An Exercise in Sprach- and Kulturkritik.".
Magazine/Trade Publication
Costabile-Heming, C. A. (2021). Scholarly Productivity and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cultivating Community in a Remote Writing Group. Academic Impressions. https://www.academicimpressions.com/blog/scholarly-productivity-and-the-covid-19-pandemic-%E2%80%A8cultivating-community-in-a-remote-writing-group/?cache=1
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (1997). "The Literature of the German Democratic Republic.".
Scholarly Note
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (2019). Lessons from the Stasi Files or Why GDR Studies Still Matter. Other. https://diversityingermancurriculum.weebly.com/ddgc-blog/lessons-from-the-stasi-files-or-why-gdr-studies-still-matter
Written Case with Instructional Material
Costabile-Heming, C. (2020). Checking Reading Comprehension Remotely using Student-designed Comics. FLTMag. (July), . https://fltmag.com/checking-reading-using-comics/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Costabile-Heming, C. (Principal), "Campus Weeks 2021," Sponsored by German Embassy, International, $2580 Funded. (September 2021December 2021).
Costabile-Heming, C., "Campus Weeks Building Tomorrow," Sponsored by German Embassy, International, $2335 Funded. (September 2020December 2020).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall," Sponsored by German Embassy, Other, $4900 Funded. (20142014).
Fellowship
Costabile-Heming, C. (Principal), "Participation stipend," Sponsored by Internationaler Deutschlehrer Tagung 2022, International, $849 Funded. (August 14, 2022August 20, 2022).
Costabile-Heming, C. (Principal), "Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists," Sponsored by Deutscher Academischer Austauschdienst, International, $6430 Funded. (May 23, 2022July 23, 2022).
Costabile-Heming, C. (Principal), "Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists," Sponsored by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), International, $6560 Funded. (May 2021December 2021).
Costabile-Heming, C., "Marbach Fellowship," Sponsored by Deutsches Literaturarchiv, International, $1800 Funded. (2021).
Costabile-Heming, C., "CERCLL Collaborators Travel Award," Sponsored by University of Arizona, State, $1000 Funded. (January 2020November 2020).
Costabile-Heming, C., "Marbach Postdoctoral Stipend," Sponsored by Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, International, $3400 Funded. (February 4, 2019April 6, 2019).
Costabile-Heming, C. T., "CLASS Faculty Development Funds," Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (February 2019).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "The Literature Industry in Germany," Sponsored by University of Notre Dame, Private, $1200 Funded. (July 9, 2017July 21, 2017).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Marbach Fellowship," Sponsored by Deutsches Literaturarchiv, International, $2500 Funded. (December 12, 2016January 11, 2017).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Research Stay for University Academics and Scientists," Sponsored by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), International, $4500 Funded. (May 23, 2016July 22, 2016).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "F.C. Delius: Witnessing German History," Sponsored by Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, Other, $1826 Funded. (June 1, 2014June 30, 2014).
Costabile-Heming, C. (Principal), "Fulbright Scholar," Sponsored by Fulbright, Federal, $10000 Funded. (January 1, 2002April 30, 2002).
Grant - Research
Costabile-Heming, C., "CLASS Small Grant," Sponsored by CLASS, University of North Texas, $600 Funded. (March 10, 2020July 2021).
Costabile-Heming, C. A., "CLASS Scholarly and Creativity Award," Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of North Texas, $4800 Funded. (January 1, 2020July 31, 2020).
Costabile-Heming, C. T., "Scholarly and Creative Activity Award," Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of North Texas, $4716 Funded. (January 1, 2018July 31, 2018).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "The Literature Industry in Germany," Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (July 9, 2017July 21, 2017).
Costabile-Heming, C. T., "Scholarly and Creative Activity Award," Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, $4600 Funded. (January 5, 2016August 31, 2016).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Professional Development Network for World Languages Lecturers," Sponsored by Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $3000 Funded. (September 1, 2014August 31, 2015).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Professional Development Network for World Languages Lecturers," Sponsored by Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $3500 Funded. (September 1, 2013August 31, 2014).
Grant - Service
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Celebrating 30 Years of Freedom," Sponsored by American Association of Teachers of German, Private, $500 Funded. (September 1, 2019December 15, 2019).
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Campus Weeks "Do Deutsch"," Sponsored by German Information Center, International, $3100 Funded. (20102011).
Grant - Teaching
Costabile-Heming, C. T. (Principal), "Study Visit Grant," Sponsored by DAAD, International, $6448 Funded. (20112011).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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