Prof. Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson

Professor
Transatlantic History and Culture
Phone: +49 821 598 - 5547
Fax: +49 821 598 - 5686
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Room: 5008 (D)
Visiting hours: Tuesday, 10 am until 11:00 am
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson has been Professor of Transatlantic History and Culture at the History Deparment of the University of Augsburg since 2016.  Before joining the Augsburg faculty, she served as Deputy Director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. for five years, and from 1994 to 2011 she taught American history and culture at the University of Munich. She has also been a visiting scholar and guest lecturer at numerous universities in Europe and the United States.

 

Her major research interests are Transatlantic Relations, African American Studies, Gender and Religious History. Among her publications are Europe and America: Cultures in Translation (2006), Christian Science im Lande Luthers: Eine amerikanische Religionsgemeinschaft in Deutschland (2009), Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X and the Struggle for Black Equality in America (2011), The Transatlantic Sixties: Europe and the United States in the Counterculture Decade (2013), Malcolm X: Eine Biographie (2015) and Inventing the Silent Majority: Conservative Mobilization in Western Europe and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s (2017).

Publications

Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson
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2021

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: The sword and the shield: the revolutionary lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. by Peniel E. Joseph
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2019

Depkat, Volker/Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta (Hrsg.): Cultural mobility and knowledge formation in the Americas
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2017

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta/Schüler, Anja (Hrsg.): Forging bonds across borders: transatlantic collaborations for women's rights and social justice in the long nineteenth century
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta/Schüler, Anja: Introduction
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Von der Goltz, Anna/Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta (Hrsg.): Inventing the silent majority in Western Europe and the United States: conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s
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2015

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 [Book Review]
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Malcolm X: der schwarze Revolutionär; eine Biographie
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta (Hrsg.): Staging a dream : untold stories and transatlantic legacies of the March on Washington
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2014

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Martin Luther King - Malcolm X
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1. Auflage: 2000

2013

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: "We Shall Overcome" : The Impact of the African American Freedom Struggle on Race Relations and Social Protest in Germany after World War II
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Abolitionism
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Christian Science
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Faith and the Transatlantic Divide : The Role of Religion in America and Europe
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Kosc, Grzegorz/Juncker, Clara/Monteith, Sharon/Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta (Hrsg.): The Transatlantic Sixties: Europe and the United States in the Counterculture Decade
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2012

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Abolitionist oder Pragmatist? Lincoln und die zeitgenössische Debatte über Sklaverei und die Gleichberechtigung schwarzer Amerikaner
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Zwingenberger, Meike/Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Democratic Cultures Past and Present: Perspectives from Washington DC
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Dreams and nightmares: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the struggle for Black equality in America
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: How White is the White House? : American Presidents and the Politics of Race
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2010

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Does Every Vote Count in America? : Emotions, Elections, and the Quest for Black Political Empowerment
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Katherine Carté Engel: Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America [Book Review]
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2009

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Barack Obama (2009- ): Der erste afroamerikanische Präsdient: A Dream Come True?
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Christian Science im Lande Luthers: eine amerikanische Religionsgemeinschaft in Deutschland, 1894 - 2009
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory [Book Review]
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Übersetzt ins Französische von Hélène Bourguignon

2008

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Barack Obama und der Traum Martin Luther Kings : Zur Situation schwarzer Amerikaner und den "Rassenbeziehungen" seit den 1960er Jahren
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Die Fragwürdigkeit der These von der religiösen Spaltung
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta/Jetzlsperger, Florian: Gedanken und Projektionen zum Besuch Barack Obamas in der Hauptstadt
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Haspel, Michael/Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta (Hrsg.): Martin Luther King : Leben, Werk und Vermächtnis
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Romano, Renee Christine; Raiford, Leigh (Hrsg.): The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory ; Athens 2006
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: The Trumpet of Conscience : Das Vermächtnis von Martin Luther King
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta/Fromm, Waldemar: Von der Utopie zur Dystopie? Anmerkungen zu Nordamerikabildern in der deutschsprachigen Literatur zwischen 1830 und 1930
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2007

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Wendt, Simon: The Spirit and the Shotgun. Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights ; Gainesville, FL 2007
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2006

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta/Hünemörder, Markus/Zwingenberger, Meike (Hrsg.): Europe and America: Cultures in Translation
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: In God we trust: the unique history and current role of religion in America
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Looking Beyond Stereotypes : The Role and Perception of Religion in Europe and America
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2005

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: "When Israel was in Egypt’s Land" : zur politischen Dimension der "Black Church"
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2004

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Joseph J. Ellis: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation [Book Review]
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: The Struggle Continues“ : Black Women in Congress in the 1990s
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Originally published: Gender in the civil rights movement. New York : Garland Pub., 1999.

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Von Affen, Waldmännern und Wechselbälgern: koloniale Stereotypen bei Sealsfield und ihr kulturwissenschaftlicher Kontext
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Who are we? : Fears and facts in Samuel Huntington's attack on Latino immigration to the United States
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2003

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Are All Men Created Equal? Zur Kontroverse über die Legitimität der Sklaverei in den USA von der Unabhängigkeitserklärung bis zum Bürgerkrieg
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2002

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Revolutsiooni vaimustunud kaasaegne Abigail Adams, 1744-1818
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Übersetzung aus dem Deutschen ins Estnische.

2001

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: "Strong People Don't Need Strong Leaders!" : Ella Jo Baker and the Role of Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Angažovaná svědkyně revoluce : Abigail Adamsová
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Übersetzt aus dem Deutschen ins Tschechische.

2000

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: "I Have A Dream" : die politische Repräsentation der schwarzen Minderheit in den USA
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Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Engagierte Zeitzeugin der Revolution: Abigail Adams, 1744-1818
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1999

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Paula F. Pfeffer: A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement [Book Review]
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1998

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: From Protest to Politics: Schwarze Frauen in der Bürgerrechtsbewegung und im Kongreß der Vereinigten Staaten
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Zugl.: München, Univ., Diss., 1996

1997

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Black Separatism as an Alternative to the Goal of Racial Integration: a Comparison of the Nation of Islam and the Black Power Movement of the 1960s
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1994

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Fighting for the Party of Lincoln: Lugenia Gordon and the Freedom Republicans’ Struggle for Fair Representation of African Americans in the Republican Party
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1993

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Britta: Ella Baker: A Leader Behind the Scenes
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