Karen Leeder#


Karen Leeder
Membership Number:5357
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Elected:2020
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Homepage(s):https://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/people/karen-leeder
ORCID:0000-0002-0709-7963
Twitter:@karenleeder1





Present and Previous Positions

  • 2015 - 2017 Associate Head of Humanities Division, University of Oxford
  • 2014 - 2015 Knowledge Exchange Fellow with Southbank Centre, London
  • 2008 Professor of Modern German Literature, University of Oxford
  • 2004 Reader in German, University of Oxford
  • 2002 Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
  • 1993 Faculty Lecturer in German, University of Oxford; Fellow and Tutor in German, New College, Oxford
  • 1992 - 1993 University Lecturer in German, University of Cambridge
  • 1990 - 1993 College Lecturer, Official Fellow in German, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
  • 1990 Junior Research Fellowship, The Queen's College, Oxford
  • 1988 - 1990 FvS [now Alfred Toepfer]] Stiftung Fellowship

Fields of Scholarship
  • Contemporary German poetry
  • Modern German Literature
  • Twentieth Century German German poetry
  • GDR Literature
  • Contemporary German Literature

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize For Translation
  • 2017 Fellowship of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
  • 2016 English PEN New European Literature Translation Prize
  • 2016 PEN America PEN Heim Award for Translation
  • 2014 Robert Bosch Stiftung Award for translation, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin
  • 2013 Winner of Times Stephen Spender Prize
  • 2011 Arts and Humanities Research Fellowship
  • 2005 Winner of Schlegel-Tieck Prize Society of Authors, UK
  • 2003 HEFCE Resources Special Paid Research Leave
  • 2002 Writer in Residence at Literarisches Colloquium Berlin
  • 2002 Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Fellowship
  • 1988 - 1990 FvS Stiftung [now Alfred Toepfer Stiftung] Fellowship

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