Prof. Dr. Jörg Kreienbrock

Prof. Dr. Jörg Kreienbrock

verbringt das akademische Jahr 2015/16 als Forschungsstipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung am IfM.
Der Titel seines Projekts lautet: World, Field, Structure: Aspects of Environmental Thought in Germany 1910-1940

Gastgeber und Gastgebendes Institut:
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Balke
Ruhr-Universität Bochum


Jörg Kreienbrock,
 Associate Professor, Dept. of German; Program in Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, USA

Jörg Kreienbrock received his Ph.D. in 2005 from the Department of German at New York University with a dissertation thesis examining representations of the small and minute in the prose works of Robert Walser. From 2005 to 2006 he held a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies at Emory University.

His research and teaching interests include German literature from the 18th to the 21st century with an emphasis on literary theory, contemporary literature, the history of science, and popular culture.

Jörg Kreienbrock is the author of:

Kleiner. Feiner. Leichter: Nuancierungen zum Werk Robert Walsers, Berlin, Zurich: Diaphanes 2010;

Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature, New York: Fordham University Press 2012; and as co-editor:

Die Amerikanischen Götter: Transatlantische Prozesse in der Deutschsprachigen Popkultur seit 1945, Berlin: de Gruyter 2015.

http://www.complit.northwestern.edu/people/core-faculty/kreienbrock-jorg.html