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Michael Thomas Taylor

Canada / USA
PhD in German
Princeton University 
Michael Thomas Taylor works as a translator and editor in Berlin. From 2007 to 20012, he taught at the University of Calgary as assistant professor of German, and from 2012 to 2017 as assistant, then associate professor of German and humanities at Reed College. Recent translations include History, Space, and Place by Susanne Rau (Routledge, 2019) and Building Berlin: Developers Who Shaped the Emerging Metropolis by Wolfgang Schäche et al. (Jovis Verlag, 2019). His research publications include Not Straight from Germany: Sexual Publics and Sexual Citizenship since Magnus Hirschfeld (with Annette F. Timm and Rainer Herrn, University of Michigan Press, 2017) and Vor der Familie: Grenzbedingungen einer modernen Institution (with Albrecht Koschorke et al., Konstanz University Press, 2010). He has also co-curated exhibitions combining histories of sexuality with contemporary art; the exhibition TransTrans on transatlantic transgender histories and photography will be shown this fall at the Schwules Museum in Berlin. He holds a PhD in German from Princeton University (2007).

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Dr. Michael Thomas Taylor
German Language and Literature
m.taylor[at]berlin.bard.edu