Ann rider

Ann Rider-2010 Ann Rider, PhD
Department Chair
Associate Professor of German and Women's Studies
Ph.D, Ohio State University, 1992
Office: Root Hall, A-174
Phone: (812) 237-2361
Fax: (812) 237-2368
Courses Interests Publications Associations



German literature and culture, East German literature and culture, women’s studies, Holocaust studies


  1. "Not your Parents' Language Class: Curriculum Revision to Support Multicultural and General Education Requirements." Foreign Language Annals 37 (Spring 2004): 11-25. with Lisa Calvin.
  2. "The Journey Eastward: Helga Schütz' Vom Glanz der Elbe and the Mnemonic Politics of German Unification," Textual Responses to German Unification, eds. K. Foell, R. Halverson and C. Constabile-Heming, 2001.
  3. "The Critical Difference: Meeting the Challenge of Multicultural Pedagogy," GDR Bulletin Vol. 24, Spring 1997, 7-10.
  4. "East German Culture and Multicultural Education," Selecta: Journal of the Pacific Northwest Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Spring 1996.
  5. "Reconceptualizing Power and Resistance in the GDR: The Example of Günter de Bruyn and the Socialist Entwicklungsroman."The German Quarterly, 68 (Fall 1995) 4: 357-71.
  6. "Not Peasant Stew! Real Theater for the People': Walfriede Schmitt Talks About East German Theater." Contemporary Theater Review, 4 (1995) 2: 59-69.


  1. German Studies Association
  2. Coalition of Women in German
  3. American Association of Teachers of German
  4. Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association
  5. Association of General and Liberal Studies
  6. American Association of University Professors