Appointments

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10/2012–date: Associate Professor of Modern German Literature, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Humanities / Faculty of Letters, German Department

10/2008–9/2012: Junior Professor of Modern German Literature, Freie Universität Berlin, Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies; intermediate Evaluation in 9/2011

10/2005–9/2008: Assistant Professor of Modern German Literature, Freie Universität Berlin, German Department; chair: Prof Peter-André Alt

10/2002–9/2005: Assistant Professor of Modern German Literature, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, German Department, chair: Prof Peter-André Alt

10/2001–9/2002: Junior Lecturer for Modern German Literature, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, German Department, chair: Prof Helmut Pfotenhauer

Distinctions

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1–3/2020: Kade Visiting Professorship, University of California Davis

9–12/2019: Thomas Mann Fellowship, Villa Aurora / Thomas Mann House, Los Angeles

4/2016–3/2019: Research Grant “German Literature and American Film: Intercultural Media Relations 1912–2012,” Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science

1/2015–12/2019: Einstein Visiting Fellowship at the Freie Universität Berlin, Einstein Foundation Berlin

2–10/2012: Leverhulme Visiting Fellowship at the University of St. Andrews, Leverhulme Trust

5/2005: Outstanding Dissertation Award, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg

4/2000–3/2003: Full Dissertation Grant, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

4/1994–9/1999: Full Study Grant, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

7/1993: Victor von Scheffel Award for Excellence in German Language and Literature, Literarische Gesellschaft Karlsruhe; Award for Outstanding Abitur Achievement, Wirtschaftsjunioren Chamber of Commerce Heilbronn, Förderkreis Main-Tauber

Education

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1/2012: Berlin Centre for Higher Education, Berlin Certificate for Teaching in Higher Education

12/2004: Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, PhD, Modern German Literature, referees: Profs Helmut Pfotenhauer, Peter-André Alt

9–12/2000: Trinity College Dublin, Visiting Research Student, Departments of German and Theatre Studies; supervisor: Dr Gilbert Carr

12/1999: Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Bavarian First State Examination, German Studies, Sociology, and Political Science; main supervisor: Prof Helmut Pfotenhauer

7/1997: Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Intermediate Examination, German Studies, Sociology, Political Science, and History

7/1993: State of Baden-Württemberg, Abitur

Affiliations

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2017–date: Advisory Board Member, WeltLiteraturen / World Literatures, De Gruyter

2014–date: Joint Editor, Rezeptionskulturen in Literatur- und Mediengeschichte, Königshausen & Neumann (since 2014)

4/2010–date: Ombudsperson (Vertrauensdozent), German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2013–2017: Joint Editor, WeltLiteraturen / World Literatures, De Gruyter

4/2012–3/2017: Advisory Board Member, ERC Grant “Solitudes. Withdrawal and Engagement in the Long Seventeenth-Century,” University of Copenhagen

7/2009–6/2017: Vice President, Internationale Alfred Döblin-Gesellschaft, Freiburg im Breisgau

2008–date: Member, Internationale Alfred Döblin-Gesellschaft, Freiburg im Breisgau

2005–date: Member, Deutsche Thomas Mann-Gesellschaft, Lübeck

1999–date: Member, Goethe-Gesellschaft in Weimar