"Orfeo and Sam: Racial, Sexual, and Ethnic Otherness in Dörrie's Keiner liebt mich (1994) and Sanoussi-Bliss's Zurück auf los (1999). In: Color and Signs of Ethnic Difference 1800, 1900, 2000. Ed. Birgit Tautz. Amsterdam: Rodopi: 2004.
Review: Ernst Toller und die Weimarer Republik. Ein Autor im Spannungsfeld von Literatur und Politik. Schriften der Ernst-Toller-Gesellschaft. Band 1. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1999. In: Monatshefte. Vol. 95, 2, 2003.
Sonnenallee: Taking Comedy Seriously in Unified Germany, in Textual Responses to German Unification. Ed. Kristie Foell, Carol Anne Costabile Hemming, and Rachel Halverson. Berlin: De Gruyter Verlag, 2001.
Berlin. In Encyclopedia of German Literature. 2 vols. Ed. Matthias Konzett. Chicago: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 2000.
Review: The African-German Experience. Ed. Carol Aisha Blackshire-Belay. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1996. In Colloquia Germanica. Internationale Zeitschrift für Germanistik.Vol. 31, 4. 1999
Review: Post-Fascist Fantasies: Psychoanalysis, History, and the Literature of East Germany. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997. In Modern fiction Studies. Vol. 44. Winter 1998.
What's Feminist About It? Reflections on Collaboration in Writing and Editing, with Jeanette Clausen, in Common Ground: Feminist Collaboration in the Academy. Eds Elizabeth Peck and Joanna Stephens Mink. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997.
Review: Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions. Ed. Sandra Frieden, et al. Volume 1. Gender and Representation in New German Cinema. Volume 2. German Film History/German History on Film. Providence/Oxford: Berg, 1993, in The German Quarterly, Vol. 70. 1997.
Epic Theater, in The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature. Ed. Friedericke Eigler and Susanne Kord. Greenwood Press, 1997
Editor, Women in German Newsletter.Vols 71-79, 1997-2000. Editor, Women in German Homepage at Bowdoin College: 1997-1999.
Coeditor with Jeanette Clausen. Women in German Yearbook: Feminist Studies and German Culture. Vol. 5-6 University Press of America. Fall, 1989, Fall 1991. "Who's Afraid of Feminist Theory? A Postscript from the Editors," with Jeanette Clausen, Women in German Yearbook: Feminist Studies and German Culture, Vol. 5, University Press of America, Fall, 1989.
“Cancelled Flights: Christian Petzold’s Barbara (2012) and its East German Predecessors.” Kentucky Modern Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2013.
“German National Identity Lite? : German Films at the 59th Berlin Film Festival.” German Studies Association. Washington DC, 2009.
"Whose Ostalgie? Post-unification Discourse and the Representation of the GDR Past in Sonnenallee (1999) and Good Bye Lenin!(2003)." Kentucky Modern Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2004.
"Different Otherness: Racial, Sexual, and Ethnic Difference in Dörrie’s Keiner liebt mich and Sanoussi-Bliss’s Zurück auf los (1999).” West Virginia University Colloquium on Race in Modern Literature. Morgantown, West Virginia, 2002.
“Sonnenallee and East German Identity: Taking Comedy Seriously in Unified Germany.” Conference: Forschungsperspektiven zehn Jahre nach der DDR / East Germany Revisited: Research Perspectives Ten Years After. Berlin, Germany, 2000.
“Taking Comedy Seriously”: Introduction to showing of Sonnenallee.. New Hampshire Symposium. Conway, N.H., 2000.
“China to Me and Heine to Me: Reading Middlebrow as a Girl and Rereading as a Feminist.” Women in German Annual Conference. San Jose, California, 1997.
"WIG, Collaborative Learning and the Feminist Project," with Jeanette Clausen. Women in German Annual Conference. St. Augustine, Florida, 1996.
"Cultural Politics in Transition: Die Schwierigkeit 'wir' zu sagen," New Hampshire Symposium, Conway, N.H., 1991.
“Journal Editing Issues for Feminists: Perils and Pitfalls of Publishing," with Jeanette Clausen, Modern Language Association, Washington, D.C., 1989.
"The Absence of Nature in Paper Stars: Otto Emersleben's Papiersterne, an East German Novel of the Eighties." West Virginia University Colloquium on Literature and Film, 1989.
"Feminist Criticism: Approaches and Alternatives." Women in German, Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon,1985.
"Three Aspects of the Unheroic in Italo Svevo's The Confessions of Zeno." NEH Summer Seminar, Princeton University, 1984.
"Deception as Survival Under Fascism: Becker's Jakob der Lügner and Kohlhaase's 'Die Erfindung einer Sprache," West Virginia University Colloquium on Deception in Modern Literature, 1982.
"Sexual Metaphor and Social Criticism: Hinkemann Reconsidered." Georgia Colloquium on Modern Literature, University of Georgia, 1981.
"Comedy and Ironic Perspective in Dürrenmatt's Romulus der Grosse." Conference on Comedy in Western Literature and Art, The University of Alabama, 1979.
"The Uses of Tradition East and West: Plenzdorf's Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. and Kroetz' Maria Magdelena." West Virginia University Colloquium on Contemporary Theater, September, 1977.
"No More Peace!: Ernst Toller in the U.S.1936-37." Northeastern Modern Language Association, University of Vermont, Spring, 1976.