Short CV/Education and training

  • 2011 – 2015
    Deputy chairperson of the Hispanic Studies Association of Germany (DHV)

  • 2009
    Visiting researcher in Curitiba, Brazil, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • Since 2006
    Chair of Romance Literatures and Cultures, University of Passau, Germany

  • 2006
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) short-term teaching position in San José, Costa Rica

  • 2005 – 2006
    Visiting professor (C4) at the University of Erfurt, Germany

  • 2004 – 2005
    Visiting professor (C4) at the University of Potsdam, Germany

  • 2002 – 2004
    Received funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG) Emmy Noether programme, Department of Romance Studies (Spanish), Giessen University

  • 2000 – 2002
    Feodor Lynen Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Madrid, Spain (Universidad Autónoma / Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)

  • 1998
    Study visit to Milan, Italy

  • 1997 – 2000
    Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies, University of Münster

  • 1995 – 1998
    Doctoral fellowship from the German National Academic Foundation

  • 1992 – 1995
    Studied education for teacher's certification in French, Latin and Italian at the University of Münster, Germany

  • 1990 – 1992
    Studied at the Sorbonne III in Paris, France

  • 1988 – 1990
    Studied at the Sorbonne III in Paris, France

Selected publications

  • S.H. (ed.), Behinderung. Kulturwissenschaftliches Handbuch, Berlin: Metzler 2020.

  • S.H. (ed.), Diversidad cultural – ficcional – ¿moral?, Frankfurt a. M.: Vervuert/Madrid: Iberoamericana 2018.

  • S.H. (ed.), Ser y deber ser. Dilemas morales y conflictos éticos del siglo XX vistos a través de la ficción, Frankfurt a. M.: Vervuert/Madrid: Iberoamericana 2017.

  • S.H., Einführung in die Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft Lateinamerikas (Schwerpunkt Hispanoamerika), Stuttgart/Weimar: Metzler 2018.

  • S.H. (ed.), Culto del mal, cultura del mal. Realidad, virtualidad, representación, Frankfurt a.M.: Vervuert/Madrid: Iberoamericana 2014.

  • Jürgen Grimm/S.H. (ed.), Französische Literaturgeschichte, Stuttgart/Weimar: Metzler 2014.

  • S.H./von Treskow, I. (ed.): Bruders Hüter/Bruders Mörder. Intellektuelle und innergesellschaftliche Gewalt, Berlin/New York: De Gruyter 2010.

  • S.H./Stenzel, H.: Einführung in die französische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft, Stuttgart/Weimar: Metzler 2007.

  • S.H.: Chaos und System. Studien zum spanischen Gegenwartstheater, Frankfurt a. M.: Vervuert/Madrid: Iberoamericana 2005.

  • S.H.: Typologie des Zweiakters. Mit einer Untersuchung der Funktion zweiaktiger Strukturen im Theater Arthur Adamovs, Tübingen/Basel: Francke 2000.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Narrative, Expectation, Experience: Disability in contemporary European theatre and film", Principal Investigator, funded by German Research Foundation, Duration: June 2020 – May 2023

  • Ethics and literature

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Referee for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, German National Academic Foundation, German Research Foundation (DFG), among others

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • Translations of theatre

  • Translation activities at theatre festivals

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, two children


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