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Abigail Bauer


Abigail Bauer is a first-year graduate student in the Department of German. In 2020 she received her
B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies with a
minor in Swedish language. Broadly, her interests include film noir, German and Scandinavian
contemporary film, and German-Scandinavian relations. She has researched and presented on the topics
of water infrastructure in Weimar film as well as folklore and literary fairy tales through the works of the
Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. She is interested in pursuing a Designated Emphasis in
film and media studies.