Alfred Hornung#


Alfred Hornung
Email:hornung 'at' uni-mainz.de
Membership Number:3760
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:ahornung
Elected:2014
Homepage: http://www.english-and-linguistics.uni-mainz.de/univ-prof-dr-alfred-hornung





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005–2008 Vice Dean, Department of 05: Philosophy and Philology, University of Mainz 2007–2008 Chair of Department of English and Linguistics, University of Mainz
  • 2001–2005 Member of University Senate, University of Mainz April–May 2005 Dean, Philosophy and Philology, University of Mainz
  • 2001–2005 Dean of English, American Studies, General and Comparative Linguistics, University of Mainz
  • 1995–1996 Chair of Department of English, University of Mainz
  • 1993–1996 Vice Dean of English, American Studies, General and Comparative Linguistics, University of Mainz
  • 1991–1995 Member of University Senate, University of Mainz
  • 1991–1993 Dean of English, American Studies, General and Comparative Linguistics, University of Mainz
  • 1989–1990 Chair of Department of English, University of Mainz
  • 1988– Professor and Chair of English and American Studies, University of Mainz, Germany
  • Numerous visting professorships

Fields of Scholarship
  • Narratology
  • Life writing and ecology
  • Life sciences and life writing
  • Modernism, postmodernism
  • Comparative multi-ethnic studies
  • Inter‐ and transculturalism
  • Transnational American Studies

Honours and Awards
  • 1978 Unterfränkische Gedenkjahrstiftung for best dissertation
  • 1979 Honorary Citizen of the State of Texas
  • 1980-81 Fellow, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
  • 2004- Permanent Fellow, Center for Cross‐Cultural Studies, Peking University
  • 2013 Carl Bode–Norman Holmes Pearson Prize for Outstanding Contributions to American Studies
  • 2014- Research Professorship of State of Rhineland-Palatinate at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz

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