Mehnert, Elke 1940-

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MEHNERT, Elke 1940-

PERSONAL: Born March 16, 1940, in Aue, Germany; daughter of Werner and Lotte Viertel; married Edgar Mehnert, December 31, 1959; children: Heike Mehnert Möckel, Sabine. Ethnicity: "German." Education: Attended Technical University of Dresden, 1958–59, and University of Leipzig, 1959–64.

ADDRESSES: Home—An der Mulde 17, 08280 Aue, Germany. Office—Technical University of Chemnitz, Thüringer Weg 11, 09107 Chemnitz, Germany. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Pädagagogische Hochschule Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany, docent and principal, 1964–92; Technical University of Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany, professor, 1992–.

MEMBER: Rotary Club.

WRITINGS:

(Coauthor) Brücke zum Nachbarn: Polen-Bilder in der deutschen Literatur, Pädagagogische Hochschule Zwickau (Zwickau, Germany), 1992.

(Editor) Imagologica Slavica: Bilder vom eigenen und dem anderen Land, Peter Lang Publishing (New York, NY), 1997.

(Editor) Landschaften der Erinnerung: Flucht und Vertreibung aus deutscher, polnischer, und tschechischer Sicht, Peter Lang Publishing (New York, NY), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Russlandbilder in der deutschen Literature; research on German-Czech relationships.