Karlheinz Stierle#


Karlheinz Stierle
Email:karlheinz.stierle 'at' uni-konstanz.de
Membership Number:481
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:kstierle
Elected:1989
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 Professor Emeritus
  • 1988 Chair of Romance Studies and General and Comparative Literature at the University of Konstanz
  • 1969 - 1988 Professor of Romance Studies and General and Comparative Literature at the Ruhr University Bochum
  • Calls to several universities declined (University of Bielefeld, University of Amsterdam, Free University of Berlin)

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of French and Italian literature
  • Historic semantics
  • Systematic literary studies based on the theory of language
  • Dante and Petrarch between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Honours and Awards
  • 1989 Full member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1995 Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 2003-2005 Chairman of the German Association of Romanists
  • 2003-2009 Membre du comité international scientifique et stratégique du Collège de France
  • 2003-2014 Member of the Prize Committee of the Balzan Foundation
  • 2005 Elected Corresponding Member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques of the Institut de France
  • 2008 Appointment as honorary professor at Saarland University
  • 2009 Socio straniero in the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 2010 Appointed honorary member of the Società dantesca italiana
  • 2014 Appointed Commendatore dell'A ordine "Al merito della Repubblica Italiana"
  • 2016 Appointed Commander of the Order of the Palmes Académiques


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