February 9 2023 Lecture Luncheon
The Evolution of Grimm’s Fairytales
Ann Schmiesing is Professor of German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Colorado with research interests in 18th and 19th-century German and Norwegian literature and culture.
Dr. Schmiesing received an M.A. in comparative literature from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in German from Cambridge University (U.K.). She is the author of the books Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms’ Fairy Tales (Wayne State, 2014) and Norway’s Christiania Theatre, 1827-1867: From Danish Showhouse to National Stage (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2006).