Rüdiger Campe

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Professor German Language and Literature and Department Chair
Address: 
100 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6607
203-432-0789

 


In the fall 2013/2014 academic year, Rudiger Campe will be on leave; in the spring he is teaching the Shulman Seminar at the Whitney Humanities Center on ‘Evidence in Science and the Humanities.’ Currently, he is working on a book on ‘communication’ and ‘empire’ in Goethe’s “Conversations of German Refugees” to be co-authored with Uwe Hebekus.

Selected recent Academic Awards and Achievements:            

  • 2013 Presentation of the Szondi-Lecture, FU Berlin
  • 2012-2013 Fellow, Whitney Humanities Center
  • 2011 Humboldt Research Award
  • 2007 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
  • 2002 Aby Warburg Resarch Award

Positions:

  • Full Professor, Yale University
  • 2001-2007 Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Latest Books and Co-Edited Volumes:

  • Re-Thinking Emotion. Exteriority and Interiority, co-edited with Julia Weber (forthcoming 2014).
  • The Game of Probability. Literature and Calculation from Pascal to Kleist, transl. Ellwood Wiggins (Stanford, 2012).
  • Hans Blumenberg, For Example, co-edited with Kirk Wetters (Yale) and Paul Fleming (Cornell) for Telos (2012).
  • Penthesileas Versprechen. Examplarische Studien über die literarische Referenz (Rombach Verlag, 2008).
  • Gesetz. Ironie. Festschrift für Manfred Schneider (co-edited with Michael Niehaus, transcript, 2005).

Latest Article Publications

  • “Prognostisches Präsenz. Die Zeitform des probabilistischen Denkens und ihre Bedeutung im modernen Roman.” In Weidner, Willer, ed., Prophetie und Prognostik (Fink, 2013).
  • “Verfahren. Kleists Allmähliche Verfertigung der Gedanken beim Reden.” In Sprache und Literatur, 2012.
  • “ ‘Unsere kleinen blinden Fertigkeiten’: Zur Entstehung des Wissens und zum Verfahren des Schreibens.” In Lichtenberg-Jahrbuch, 2012.
  • “Body and Time. Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain.” In Boernchen a.o., ed., Thomas Mann. Neue kulturwissenschaftliche Lektüren (Fink, 2012).
  • “Ereignis der Wirklichkeit. Über Erzählung und Probabilität bei Balzac (Ferragus) und Poe (Marie Roget).” In Bies, Gamper, ed., Literatur und Nicht-Wissen (diaphanes, 2012).

Latest Papers, Presentations, Reader’s Reports and Reviews:

  • July 2013: “Problem der Prosa, Form des Romans. Friedrich Schlegels Gespräch über die Poesie.” Conference “Farben der Prosa,” Siemens Stiftung, München.
  • July 2013: “Kants Krise und Kleists Verfahren.” Szondi-Institute for Comparative Literature, FU Berlin.
  • June 2013: “Die Form der Person im Roman.” Conference “Formierungen,” Research Group “Normative Orders”, Goethe University, Frankfurt/M.
  • May 2013: “Rhetoric in the Age of the World Picture. Aesthetics in G.A. Baumgarten.” Conference “Rhetoric and the Possible,” Center of Global Culture and Communication, Northwestern
  • March 2013: “Kittler’s Humanities. On Implementation.” Conference “The Sirens Go Silent. A Commemorative Colloquium on Friedrich Kittler.” Deutsches Haus, NYU

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