Tim Brown

Timothy Brown

Professor of History
617.373.2660
education Ph.D., 1968, Modern Germany and Europe,
University of California at Berkeley
Mailing address 221 ME
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Biography

Timothy S. Brown is the author of Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (Berghahn, 2009). He is co-editor, with Lorena Anton, of Between the Avant Garde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe, 1958-2008 (forthcoming, Berghahn, 2010). His current project is a monograph entitled 1968: West Germany in the World, which will appear with Cambridge University Press. Professor Brown’s recent articles include “Music as a Weapon? Ton Steine Scherben and the Politics of Rock in Cold War Berlin” (German Studies Review) “1968 East and West: Divided Germany as a Case Study in Transnational History” (American Historical Review). Professor Brown coordinates the graduate program in history.

Selected Publications

West Germany and the Global Sixties: The Anti-Authoritarian Revolt, 1962-1978 (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

…with Lorena Anton eds., Between the Avantgarde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe, 1957 to the Present (Berghahn Books, 2011).

“A Tale of two Communes: The Private and the Political in Divided Berlin, 1967-1973,” in Martin Klimke, Jacco Pekelder, and Joachim Scharloth eds., Between The Prague Spring and the French May 1968: Transnational Exchange and National Recontextualization of Protest Cultures (Berghahn Books, 2011).

“United States of Amnesia? 1968 in the USA,” in Ingo Cornils ed., Memories of ’68 (Peter Lang, 2010).

Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2009).

“1968 East and West: Divided Germany as a Case Study in Transnational History,” American Historical Review, Volume 114 (February 2009) AHR forum on the “International 1968.”

“Music as a Weapon? Ton Steine Scherben and the Politics of Rock in Cold War Berlin,” German Studies Review 32/1 (February 2009).

Selected Honors & Awards

Faculty Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Grant, Northeastern University 2009

Marie Curie Workshop Series Grant, European Union 2006-07

Research and Development for Faculty Grant, Northeastern University 2006-07

Fulbright Fellowship (Free University, Berlin) 2004-05

Hunt Fellowship, American Council on Germany 2004

Faculty Summer Research Grant, Pomona College 2003

Wig Teaching Innovation Grant, Pomona College 2002-03

Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley 1999-2000

Hans Rosenberg Fellowship, Department of History, UC Berkeley 1998-99

Hans Rosenberg Fellowship, Department of History, UC Berkeley 1997-98

Fulbright Fellowship (University of Potsdam) 1996-97

Center for German and European Studies Predissertation Research Fellowship 1995

Mellon Predissertation Research Fellowship 1995

Professional Associations & Affiliations

American Historical Association

German Studies Association