Max Kade Professor
Prof. Dr. Helmut J. Schneider (Spring 2013)
Helmut J. Schneider, Professor (em.) of German Literature, University of Bonn. Previous positions held at the University of California, Irvine (1983-1990), and Davis (1990-1993). Guest professorships especially in the United States, e.g. at Stanford University; University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Ohio State University, Columbus; University of Indiana, Bloomington; Harvard University; University of Washington, Seattle; George Washington University, Saint Louis; Georgetown University. – Numerous publications on German and European literature of the 18th/19th /20th centuries, in particular: the history of the pastoral and the German idyll; landscape and utopia; body paradigms in the classical age; Lessing, Kleist, and Goethe; classical drama and theater. Recent book: Genealogie und Menschheitsfamilie: Dramaturgie der Humanität von Lessing bis Büchner (2011).
Prof. Schneider’s webpage is available here.
Past Max Kade Professors
Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Speier (Spring 2012)
Founder and Publisher of the Literary Magazine PARK: Zeitschrift für neue Literatur
Birgit Dahlke, Ph.D. (Spring 2011)
Max Kade Visiting Professor, Humboldt University
- German Majors Receive Fulbright Teaching Grants
- Prof. Heidi Byrnes Receives 2013 Nelson H. Brooks Award
- Anna Zimmer Has Defended Her Dissertation with Distinction
- Jason Ager Has Defended His Dissertation
- Comparative Literature Major Wins Vista Higher Education Learning Contest