--- POSTPONED --- KL: Uwe Wirth: Greffology and Cultural Contact Zones --- POSTPONED ---
Jun 30, 2020
from 06:00 to 08:00
|Where||Phil I, GCSC, R.001|
|Contact Name||Jens Kugele|
|Contact Phone||+49 641 / 99-30 053|
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In response to the coronavirus, our Keynote Lectures and the corresponding Master Classes are being postponed to the coming winter semester.
// Prof. Uwe Wirth (JLU Gießen) holds the chair for German Literature and Cultural Theory at the German Department at the Julius-Liebig-University Giessen since 2007. From 2005 until 2007 he was the scientific coordinator at the Center for Advanced Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) in Berlin.
In his dissertation, he addressed topics such as the theories of humor and stupidity (published 1999 under the title Diskursive Dummheit: Abduktion und Komik als Grenzphänomen des Verstehens, [Discursive Stupidity: Abduction and Comic as Border Phenomena of Understanding, 1999]. In his 'habilitation', he reconstructed the central role of editorial fiction in German literature 'around 1800' (published by the Fink Verlag under the title: Die Geburt des Autors aus dem Geist der Herausgeberfiktion. Editoriale Rahmung im Roman um 1800: Wieland, Goethe, Brentano, Jean Paul und E.T.A. Hoffmann [The Birth of the Author from the Spirit of Editorial Fiction. Editorial framing in the novel around the year 1800: Wieland, Goethe, Brentano, Jean Paul and E.T.A. Hoffmann]. His current research interest is the model of grafting as a model for intercultural relationships as well as a metaphor of inscription and quotation.