Werner Sollors#


Werner Sollors
Membership Number:3405
Membership type:FOREIGN
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Elected:2012
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Homepage(s):http://scholar.harvard.edu/wsollors




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015 Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Research Professor of English, Harvard University
  • 1983 - 2015 Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African American Studies, Harvard University
  • 1976 - 1983 Assistant and Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, New York City
  • Prior to 1976 Assistant and Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
  • Visiting Professor during the past three decades:
    • Oxford University (England)
    • Munich and Berlin Universities (Germany)
    • Bern (Switzerland)
    • Università degli Studi di Venezia (Italy)
    • La Sapienza, Rome (Italy)
    • Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel)
    • Nanjing Normal University (China)
    • New York University Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of the European 1940s
  • American Literature and Culture
  • African American Studies
  • Literary History
  • Visual Studies
  • Ethnicity and Migration
  • Text and Image

Honours and Awards
  • 2017 Dr. phil. h.c. Universität Regensburg
  • 2012 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 2005 Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2000 Corresponding Member of the Bavarian American Academy
  • 1999 - 2000 National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship
  • 1997-1998 Walter Channing Cabot Fellow, Harvard University
  • 1990 Constance Rourke Prize
  • 1981 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow

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