Søren R. Fauth - Curriculum vitae#

Full CV Søren R. Fauth(info)

Education

  • 2006 dr.phil.hab. University of Southern Denmark
  • 1999 MA with distinction (major in German and minor in Theatrical Studies), University of Copenhagen
  • 1996 BA in German, University of Copenhagen

Employment

Feb 2018-Associate professor, Aarhus University, German Studies, Department of Language, Literature and Culture
Feb 2010-2018 Professor with special responsibilities in German Literature, Aarhus University, German Studies, Department of Language, Literature and Culture
Apr 2008-Feb 2010Associate professor, Aarhus University, German Studies, Department of Language, Literature and Culture
Feb 2006-Jan 2009Associate Research Professor (three-year Post.doc. grant from The Velux Foundation), Aarhus University, German Studies,
Department of Language, Literature and Culture
2003-2006 Teaching assistant, Aarhus University, German Studies, Department of Language, Literature and Culture
2001-2004 PhD fellowship funded by the Danish Research Council (the Section of the Humanities) and affiliated as ‘Doktorand’ to the Chair of Professor Dr. Heinrich Detering at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel


Research stays outside Denmark (more than one month)
  • 1998 Guest student at the Alexander von Humboldt-Universität Berlin (scholarship funded by the Humboldt-Universität Berlin) (one semester)
  • 1996-1997 Guest student at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (scholarship funded by the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel) (two semesters)
  • 1995 Guest student at the Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München (scholarship funded by the German academic exchange service DAAD) (one semester)

Major funding
  • 2010-2016 1M € from The Danish Research Council for the Humanities for the Project “Influx – The Cultural Exchange between Germany and Scandinavia around 1900”.
  • 2010-2012 Coordinator in the project “Literature and Philosophy” funded by the Danish Research Council (the Section of Humanities) (1M €)
  • 2006-2009 Associate research professorship in Arthur Schopenhauer at Aarhus University funded by the Velux Foundation (204.562 €)

Honours and awards
  • 2011 Listed in Who’s in the World 2011 by Marquis
  • 2010 Elected member of Academia Europaea/The Academy of Europe
  • 2007 Elected member of The Learned Society at the University of Aarhus.

Areas of Specialisation and Competence

Philosophy and Literature, Transcultural Studies, German Literature from the 18th Century to the present: Wilhelm Raabe, Theodor Storm, Botho Strauß, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, literary theory (from Schleiermacher to the present), Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Immanuel Kant, issues in epistemology and metaphysics, aesthetics, modern German drama, translation (drama, philosophy and literature), poetics, German cultural history, Scandinavian-German-French-Britisch-Russian transcultural connections on the threshold of the 20 th century until Today.
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