Rüdiger Campe

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Alfred C. and Martha F. Mohr Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures, Professor of Comparative Literature
Address: 
100 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6607
203-432-0793

In the fall of 2018, Rüdiger Campe is finishing work on a volume of collected essays on “Parrhesia,” free speech in early modernity. He teaches a graduate course on Musil’s Man Without Qualities and an undergraduate course on Kafka and the Philosophers. In the spring 2019, he is to co-teach a course with the title Being a Person, on personhood in law and literature, with Katrin Trüstedt.

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm or by appointment

Selected recent Academic Awards and Achievements:        

  • 2016  Fellow, Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna    
  • 2014 Presentation of the Luebeck Lecture at the Ohio State University
  • 2013 Presentation of the Szondi-Lecture, FU Berlin
  • 2012-2014 Fellow, Whitney Humanities Center
  • 2011 Humboldt Research Award

Positions:

  • 2016- Professor of Comparative Literature, Yale University
  • 2007- Professor of German, Yale University
  • 2001-2007 Professor of German, Johns Hopkins University

Latest Books and Co-Edited Volumes:

Latest Article Publications:

  • Kittler’s Humanities: On Implementation, in J. Champlin, A. Pfannkuchen (ed.): The Technological Introject (Fordham UP 2018).
  • Entfremdung affirmieren, in Th. Khurana et al. (ed.), Negativität. Kunst – Recht – Politik (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp).
  • Der Mut des Klassizismus. Vom Verfahren, die Wahrheit zu sagen, in Schillers Don Karlos und Goethes Iphigenie, in Campe, Wessels (ed.), Bella Parrhesia.
  • Flucht und Fürsprache in Aischylos‘ Orestie, in B. Menke, J. Vogel: Flucht und Szene (Berlin: Theater der Zeit 2018).
  • „Die tiefste Bestätigung des Daseins der Dissonanz.“ Émile Boutroux und Georg Simmel in der Theorie des Romans, in R. Dannemann et al. (ed.): Hundert Jahre „transzendentale Obdachlosigkeit“. Georg Lukács‘ Theorie des Romans neu gelesen, (Bielefeld: Aisthesis 2018).
  • Poetiken der Frühromantik, in Ralf Simons (ed.), Poetik und Poetizität (Boston: DeGruyter 2018).

Latest Papersand Presentations:

  • March 2018. The Scene in the Scene of Writing. On Ernst Mach’s Self-Portrait. Deutsches Haus, NYU.
  • May 2018. The Art of Day-Dreaming. Workshop, University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • June 2018. The ‘Scene of Writing’ Revisited. The Center for the Study of Manuscriupt Cultures, Hamburg.
  • November 2018. Die Institution im Roman. Von Musils Törless zum Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Zurich Distinguished Lecture, The Art of Interpretation, Zurich University.
  • December 2018. Schlegel’s Philosophy of Comedy (and Hegel‘s Philosophy of Tragedy) as Social Theories. Tel Aviv University.

complete list of publications, January 2019 (PDF)