Ames, Eric

Eric Ames is an associate professor in the Germanics Department and an adjunct in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington.  He teaches courses on film history, visual culture, and German cultural studies, and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities.  Currently, he is writing a book about the filmmaker Werner Herzog—with special focus on Herzog’s documentaries such as Grizzly Man and Encounters at the End of the World.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Carl Hagenbeck’s Empire of Entertainments
(Our Cover Feature of May 03, 2009)