Short CV/Education and training

  • 1981
    Abitur (A-levels) at the Schiller Gymnasium (grammar school) of Münster, Germany

  • 1982 – 1985
    Studied German philology at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

  • 1986
    Admission to PhD studies, Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA

  • 1989
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA

  • 2003
    Department of Modern German Literature at the University of Bonn, Germany

  • 2009 – 2010
    Fellow at the International Research Institute for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy (IKKM) in Weimar, Germany

  • 2012 – 2015
    Chair of modern German literature in the Department of German at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

  • 2013 – 2014
    (winter semester) Fellow at the Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies "BildEvidenz. History and Aesthetics" at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin

  • since 2015
    Director of the Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) in Berlin, Germany

Selected publications

  • Geulen, E.: Aus dem Leben der Form. Goethes Morphologie und die Nager. August Verlag, Berlin 2016

  • Geulen, E.: Giorgio Agamben zur Einführung, Junius, Hamburg 2005 (Japanese translation 2009, Polish translation 2010, Danish translation 2012), 2nd enlarged and revised edition 2009, 3rd enlarged edition 2016

  • Geulen. E.: Das Ende der Kunst. Lesarten eines Gerüchts nach Hegel, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt a. M. 2002 (English translation: The End of Art. Readings in a Rumor after Hegel, Stanford University Press, Stanford California 2006), 2nd edition 2016.

  • Geulen. E.: Worthörig wider Willen. Darstellungsproblematik und Sprachreflexion bei Adalbert Stifter, iudicium verlag, München 1992

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • since 2019 Member of the Jury for The Krupp-Foundation Fellowship for Visiting Student Researchers at Stanford

    since 2019 Principle Investigator of Research Area 4 (Literary Currencies) of the Cluster of Excellence Temporal Communities (Freie Universität Berlin)

  • since 2018 Member of the DFG-Committee of Inquiry on Allegations of Scientific Misconduct

  • since 2018 Member of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (Freie Universität Berlin)

  • since 2018 Member of the editorial board of Athenäum. Jahrbuch der Friedrich Schlegel-Gesellschaft

  • since 2017 Board Member at the Hans Blumenberg-Gesellschaft e.V.

  • since 2016 Member of the Academic Advisory Board of Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V.

  • since 2016 Member of the Joint Science Conference Expert Group for Promotion of Young Scientists

  • 2016 Member of the Evaluation Commission of Boltzmann Institutes

  • since 2015 Member of the Advisory Board at Merkur. Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken

  • 2014–2015 Member of the Executive Committee at the Forschungszentrum für Historische Geisteswissenschaften, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (Frankfurt Humanities Research Centre)

  • 2012–2015 Associated Member of the Cluster of Excellence The Formation of Normative Orders, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

  • since 2012 Associated Member at the Zentrum für Kulturwissenschaften/Cultural Studies, Universität Bonn

  • since 2011 Board Member at the International Centre for Philosophy NRW

  • since 2011 Member of the Academic Advisory Council at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

  • 2009–2012 Member of the Academic Advisory Council at Philosophische Kehrseiten, Zürich

  • 2010–2016 Member of Senate at the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

    ("German Research Foundation")

  • 2008–2011 The Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities Law as Culture (Speaker: Prof. Dr. Werner Gephart)

  • since 2007 Member of the Scholarly Advisory Committee, Center of Excellence Cultural Foundations of Integration (Speakers: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schlögl, Prof. Dr. Albrecht Koschorke)

  • 2008–2011 Member of the Kolleggruppe Gegenwelten (Speaker: Prof. Clemens Pornschlegel), Universität München

  • since 2008 Jury Member for the Koblenzer Literaturpreis ("Koblenz Literary Award")

  • 2006–2010 Member of the Grants Committee on Research Training Groups at the German Research Foundation


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