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Academic Career:

Born 1960 in Santiago de Chile

Studies German Literature and Philosophy at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and Harvard University (Cambridge/Mass.) (1981-1987) 

Erstes Staatsexamen (Lehramt Gymnasium) at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (1987) 

Ph.D. at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (1993)

Assistant Professor for Comparative Literature at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (1993-2001)

Feodor-Lynen-Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung) (1999-2000)

Habilitation at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Venia Legendi for Comparative Literature and German Literature (2001)

Senior Lecturer of Comparative Literature at Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (2001)

Professor of Literature at International University Bremen [since 2007: Jacobs University Bremen] (2001-2003)

Professor of Comparative Literature at Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (2003-2004)

Full Professor of German Literature at Bergische Universität Wuppertal (since 2004)

2007 founding director (until 2014) of the Center for Narratological Research / Zentrum für Erzählforschung (ZEF)

Professor II at Universitet i Tromsø (Norway) and member of the research group ‚Health, Art and Society‘ (HAS) (since 2017)

Visiting Professor at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (2019)

 

Grants and Fellowships:

• Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (Staatsexamen and Ph.D.)

• Feodor-Lynen-Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung) (1999-2000)

• Paul-Celan-Fellow (Volkswagen-Stiftung) (2006)

• Senior Fellow at Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) (2012-13) 

• Long-term research and teaching residencies at universities in Buenos Aires (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Freiburg (FRIAS), Melbourne (Monash University), New York (Columbia University), Paris (Paris IV), Pisa (Università degli studi), Santiago de Chile (Pontificia Universidad Católica), Seoul (Seoul National University) and St. Louis (Washington University)

 

Editorial Boards:

Authorship
http://www.authorship.ugent.be

• Diegesis. Interdisziplinäres E-Journal für Erzählforschung / Interdisciplinary E-Journal for Narrative Research (co-editor)
https://www.diegesis.uni-wuppertal.de/index.php/diegesis

Kontemporär. Schriften zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur (co-editor)
https://www.springer.com/series/15854

Limbus. Australisches Jahrbuch für germanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft / Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies
http://arts.monash.edu.au/german/limbus

Narratologia. Contributions to Narrative Theory (co-editor)
https://www.degruyter.com/view/serial/19096?rskey=XHlA1Y

Revisionen. Grundbegriffe der Literaturtheorie (co-editor)
https://www.degruyter.com/view/serial/19418?rskey=Xroq49

Revista de Filología Alemana
http://www.ucm.es/info/alman/_rev/index.php

 

 Consultant and Reviewer: 

• Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

• Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

• Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

• Volkswagenstiftung