teaching

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ

1986/87 German Mysticism
1987 Mechtild von Magdeburg: ‘Flowing Light of the Divinity’
1987/88 Introduction to Modern German Literature
Introduction to German Linguistics
1988 Introduction to German Linguistics
1988/89 Thomas Mann: Novellas
1989/90 August von Platen: Sonnets on Venice

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

1990/91 August von Platen: Sonnets on Venice
1991 Literary Representations of Venice: Goethe, Schiller, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Nietzsche, C. F. Meyer, Rilke, Thomas Mann, Hugo von
Hofmannsthal, Enzensberger

LUDWIGSBURG TEACHER TRAINING ACADEMY

1992 Vienna 1900
1992/93 Friedrich Schiller: Prose

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

1993/94 Friedrich Schiller: Prose Works and Early Dramas
1994 Psychology in Austrian Literature
1994/95 Friedrich Schiller: Philosophical Writings
Thomas Mann: Novellas and Short Prose
Introduction to Modern German Literature I
1995 Introduction to Modern German Literature I
1995/96 ‘Kein Sterbenswort, ihr Worte’ –Poetry after 1945
Introduction to Modern German Literature I
1996 Friedrich Schiller: Philosophical Writings
Introduction to Modern German Literature II (advanced)

LUDWIGSBURG TEACHER TRAINING ACADEMY

1996 Seminar: Culture and Literature in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

1996/97 ’Gelobt seist du, Niemand’ – Psalms in the Age of Nihilism
Introduction to Modern German Literature
Friedrich Nietzsche: Selected Writings
1997 Introduction to Modern German Literature II (advanced)
Poetry and Poetics of Paul Celan
1997/98 Philosophy, Psychology and Criminology in the Life and Works of F. Kafka
1998/99 Culture of Writing: Manuscript – Print – Internet
1999 Poetry from the Age of Goethe to the Present Day

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF ST PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

1999/2000 Austrian Twentieth Century Poetry

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (TCU)

2002-2014 Summer Courses on Austrian Culture and Literary History (annually in Vienna)

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

2000 ’Trübung durch Helles’. Paul Celan and his Time
2002 From Manuscript to Internet
2002/03 Text Analysis (Drama, Poetry, Prose)
Literature and Media
Literary Manuscripts: Tutorial
2003 Literature and Media (with a focus on film)
2003/04 Literary Manuscripts: Tutorial
2004/05 Text Analysis
Literature and Media
2005/06 Text Analysis (2 parallel courses)
New Historicism: Trend, method or -?
2006 History of German Literature 1945 to the Present (2 parallel courses)
2006/07 History of German Literature 1945 to the Present
2007 Wilhelm Dilthey’s Foundation of the Humanities
2007/08 Hugo von Hofmannsthal
2008 Literary Theory
2008/09 Rainer Maria Rilke: Poems

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES (UCLA)

2009 Biographies on the Move

GERMAN LITERATURE ARCHIVE (MARBACH SUMMER ACADEMY/DAAD MASTERCLASS)

2009 Freud and the Tragic

GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

2009/10 Stefan Zweig – Essays/ Short Stories
2010 Literary History from 1848 to the Present
2010/11 Literary and Cultural Theory
2011 Literary History from 1848 to the Present

Department of European and Comparative Literature and Language Studies

2012 Austrian Modernism – Topographies, Circles, Biographemes
Theory of Biography – 1800 to the Present
2012/13 Rilke in the Romance World
Death in Biography and Literature
2013 Modernity, Anti-Modernity and Pseudomodernity in Hofmannsthal
The Broken Bridge - Approaches to the Life and Work of Literary Authors
2013/14 The Avant-garde in the Early Twentieth Century
European Poetry from the Renaissance to the Present
2014 History and Stories – Faction and Fiction
Biographical Illusion – Theory of Biography
2014/15 Goethe - Nietzsche - Freud. The History of Psychoanalysis
Historicism and Viennese Modernism
2015 Rilke and Europe: Literature, Music, Art
Life-Writing: Literature, History, Biography
2015/16 Between Literature and Philosophy - Adorno, Benjamin, Camus, Cassirer, Foucault, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Schiller
Reaction and Rebellion: Literary Reflections on Cultural-Political Phenomena
2016/17 Life and Life Writing. Towards a Theory of Biography
Viennese Modernism. Between Regression and Progression