Current Monograph

• Torner, Evan. A Century and Beyond: Critical Essays on the German Science-Fiction Film (in process).

Edited Volumes

• Wrage, Henning and Evan Torner, eds. The Handbook of East German Cinema: The DEFA Legacy. Berlin: Walter De Gruyter, 2018 (in process).

• Wedel, Michael, Barton Byg, Andy Räder, Sky Arndt-Briggs, and Evan Torner, eds. DEFA International: Grenzüberschreitende Filmbeziehungen vor und nach dem Mauerbau. Wiesbaden: Springer VS Verlag, 2013.

• Torner, Evan and Victoria Lenshyn, eds. MYTH: German & Scandinavian Studies. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.

Articles and Book Chapters

• Torner, Evan. “DEFA and the Third World: A Taxonomy of Transnationalisms.” GDR Film and the Global Cold War. Eds. Sky Arndt-Briggs and Victoria I. Rizo Lenshyn. New York: Berghahn Books, 2018 (in process).

• Torner, Evan.”The Socialist Dionysian in Late East German Film.” Berlin Republic. Eds. Todd Herzog, Tanja Nusser and Richard Schade. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2017 (in process).

• Torner, Evan. “German Cyberpunk Cinema: Kamikaze 1989 (1982) and Nuclearvision (1982)” Cyberpunk and Visual Culture. Eds. Graham J. Murphy and Lars Schmeink. New York: Routledge, 2017 (in process).

• Torner, Evan. “Volatile Intimacies and Queer Polyamory in GDR Film.” Gender and Sexuality in DEFA. Eds. Kyle Frackman and Faye Stewart. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2017 (in process).

• Torner, Evan. “The DEFA ‘Indianerfilm’: Narrating the Postcolonial through Gojko Mitic.” Re-imagining DEFA. East German Cinema in its National and Transnational Context. Eds. Seán Allan and Sebastian Heiduschke. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. 227-247. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “Adventures in Stagnation: Gottfried Kolditz’s Unfilmed DEFA Project ZimtpiratenGerman Television: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives. Eds. Larson Powell and Robert Shandley. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. 63-84. [Book]

• Torner, Evan and Victoria I. Rizo Lenshyn. “Imposed Dialogues: Joerg Foth and Tran Vu’s GDR- Vietnamese Co-Production Dschungelzeit (1988).” Comrades of Color: East Germany in the Cold War World. Ed. Quinn Slobodian. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 243- 264. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “Nation and Adventure in Die Jagd nach dem Schatz der Nibelungen (2008).” The Middle Ages on Television: Critical Essays. Eds. Meriem Pages and Karolyn Kinane. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2015. 78-96. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “Casting for a Socialist Earth: Multicultural Whiteness in the East German/Polish Science-Fiction Film Silent Star.” Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film. Ed. Sonja Fritzsche. Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2014. 130-149. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “A Future-History Out of Time: The Historical Context of Döblin’s Expressionist Dystopian Experiment, Mountains Oceans and Giants.” Detectives, Dystopias and Poplit: Studies in Modern German Genre Fiction. Eds. Bruce Campbell, Vibeke Petersen, and Alison Guenther-Pal. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014. 90-118. [Book]

•Torner, Evan. “The DEFA Indianerfilm as Artifact of Resistance.” Frames Cinema Journal 4. (December 2013). [Article]

• Byg, Barton and Evan Torner. “Divided Dirigisme: Nationalism, Regionalism and Reform in the German Film Academies.” The Education of the Filmmaker in Europe, Australia, and Asia. Ed. Mette Hjort. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013. 105-126. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “The Poles of Wantonness: Asexuality in Alan Moore’s Film Adaptations.” Sexual Ideology in the Works of Alan Moore. Eds. Todd Comer and Joseph Sommers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012: 111-123. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “The Red and the Black: Race in the DEFA Film Osceola.” New German Review 25. UCLA Press, 2011. 61-81. [Article]

• Torner, Evan. “Rassenpanik in naher Zukunft: Die nihilistische Moderne und imperialistische Sittenlehre in Carola von Eynattens Pereat Austria!Literatur und Wissenschaft zwischen 1850 und 1910 im Fokus aktueller Theoriebildung. Eds. Christian Meierhofer and Eric Scheufler. germanistik.ch 8 (2011): 166-187. [Article]

• Torner, Evan. “Transnational System Schlock: The Case of Uwe Boll.” kunsttexte 2 (2010). [Article]

• Torner, Evan. “Civilization’s Endless Shadow: Time of the Wolf.” The Blackwell Companion to Michael Haneke. Ed. Roy Grundmann. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2010. 532-550.

• Torner, Evan. “The Cinematic Defeat of Brecht by Artaud in Peter Brook’s Marat/Sade.” EDGE – A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies. 1.1. (January 2010). [Article]

• Torner, Evan. “To the End of a Universe – A Brief History of the DEFA Science Fiction Film” From Weimar to Christiania. Eds. Florence Feiereisen and Kyle Frackman. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 89-106. [Book]

Entries in Reference Works

• Torner, Evan. “Wunschkonzert (1940),” “Die Nibelungen (1924),” “Cyankali (1930).” German Cinema: A Critical Filmography to 1945. Eds. Todd Heidt and Todd Herzog. Montreal: Caboose Publishing, 2018 (forthcoming).

• Torner, Evan. “The Blue Angel (1930).” Routledge Encyclopedia of Films. Eds. Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, and John White. London, UK: Routledge, 2014. 94-98. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “The Blum Affair (1948),” “Director: Gottfried Kolditz” “The German Musical,” “Midnight Revue (1962),” “Three Good Friends (1930),” “The Zernik Murder Case (1972).” World Cinema Directory: Germany Vol. 2. Ed. Michelle Langford. London UK: Intellect Books, 2014. [Book]

• Torner, Evan. “’Das Steckenpferd’ und die Jugendzeitschriften der fünfziger Jahre” Handbuch Nachkriegskultur: Literatur, Sachbuch und Film in Deutschland (1945-1962). Eds. Elena Agazzi and Erhard Schütz. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013. 652-4. [PDF]

• Torner, Evan. “Faust (1926),” “The German Adventure Film,” “The German Fantastic Film,” “Krabat (2008),” “Tecumseh (1972),” “The Tiger of Eschnapur / The Indian Tomb (1959).”  World Cinema Directory: Germany Vol. 1. Ed. Michelle Langford. London, UK: Intellect Books, 2012. [Book]

Book and Film Reviews

• Torner, Evan. “Cinema in the Service of the State: Perspectives on Film Culture in the GDR and Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960.” (Book Review) Studies in Eastern European Cinema (2016). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “Von Außen- und Innenräumen – Eine Analyse zeitgenössischer deutschsprachiger Science-Fiction-Literatur.” (Book Review) Gegenwartsliteratur. XIV. (2015). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “Legal Tender: Love and Legitimacy in the East German Cultural Imagination.” (Book Review) EDGE: German & Scandinavian Studies. 3.1. (August 2013). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “States of Stasis.” (Book Review) Playground Magazine 5. (September 2012). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “Vision – Aus dem Leben von Hildegard von Bingen” (Film Review) H-German Reviews. (February 2011). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “After the Digital Divide? – German Aesthetic Theory in the Age of New Media” (Book Review) Focus on German Studies 17. (2010). [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “Die Zeit der Kunst” (Book Review) The German Quarterly 83.4. (October 2010). 530-1. [Review]

• Torner, Evan. “Film im Sozialismus – Die DEFA” (Book Review) H-German Reviews. (September 2010). [Review]

Translations

• Döblin, Alfred. Mountains Oceans and Giants (1924). (in process).

ITCHI – My Path (2016). Translation and subtitles. Berlin, Germany: The Lindenbergs.

Storm Cells (2015). Translation and subtitles. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: rbb, 2015.

You Missed Sonja (2013). Translation of Blu-ray special features. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2013.

• Hibakusha – Our Life to Live (2010). German translation and subtitles. Brookline, MA: Memory Productions, 2012.

• Restless (2012). Translation and subtitles. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2012.

• Wedel, Michael and Guido Altendorf, eds. 100 Years of Babelsberg. Berlin: teNeues Verlag, 2011.

• Dream Factory – 100 Years of Babelsberg (2011). Translation of new permanent museum exhibit. Potsdam: Filmmuseum Potsdam, Germany, 2011

• A Mouth Full of Cotton (2011). Translation. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2011.

• Aaron the Kung Fu Warrior (2011). Translation and subtitles. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: ZDF, Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2011

• Fredi and Ms. Landgraf (2011). Translation. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2011.

• Haneke, Michael “Violence and the Media.” in Roy Grundmann, ed. The Blackwell Companion to Michael Haneke. Boston: Blackwell Publishing, 2010.

• Füwatown (2010). Translation and subtitles. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: RBB, Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2010.

• Callboy (2010). Translation. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf,” 2010.

• Topper Never Gives Up in 3D (2010). Translation and subtitles. Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf” PRIME Project, 2010.

• Exactly the Same. (2009). Translation and subtitles. Berlin, Germany: Wunderlich Film, 2009.

Translations for the DEFA Film Library

• Adventures of Werner Holt (1965). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2009.

• Divided Heaven (1963). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2009.

• The Mistake (1991). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2009.

• Kuhle Wampe (1932). Subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• Kuhle Wampe – Censored! (1975) on DVD of Kuhle Wampe. Translation and subtitles, Spring 2009.

• Slatan Dudow – Portrait of a Marxist Artist (1975). on DVD of Kuhle Wampe. Translation and subtitles.

• Till Eulenspiegel (1974). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• Jadup and Boel (1980). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• The Woman and the Stranger (1985).  Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• “Auditor” on DVD of Last to Know (2006). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• “The Subversive Camera” on DVD of Counter-Images: GDR Underground Films (2008). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• Goya (1971). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• Valère Novarina: What Cannot Be Spoken, Must Be Said (2002). Subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2008.

• “Newsreels” on DVD of I Was 19 (1968). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• (With Timothy Dail). While All Germans Sleep (1994). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• (With Timothy Dail) Variation (1983). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• (With Silvia Beier) Three Paths to the Lake (1976). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• Who was Edgar Allan? (1984). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• The Rebellion (1993). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• Lemmings Part 1 – Arcadia (1979). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• Lemmings Part 2 – Injuries (1979). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• “Interview with Andreas Dresen” and “The Making of Silent Country” on DVD of Silent Country (1992). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

• “Shortcut to Istanbul,” “Far from Klein Wanzleben,” “What Every Man Must Do,” “Train in the Distance,” and “Consequence – Peter, Age 25” on DVD of The Short Films of Andreas Dresen (1987-1990). Translation and subtitles. Amherst, MA: DEFA Film Library, 2007.

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