Jost Hermand

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of German
868 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
(608) 262-2192 main office


TABULA VITAE

Biographical Data:

Born:   11 April 1930 in Kassel, Germany

Education:

1940-45

Paul von Hindenburg Realgymnasium (Berlin-Wilmersdorf), Kirchenpopowo, Groß-Ottingen, and Sulmierschütz (NS-Warthegau)

1946-49

Realgymnasium 1 (Kassel)

1950-56

University of Marburg (German Language and Literature, Philosophy, History, and Art History)

1955  

Dr. phil. summa cum laude, University of Marburg

1956 

Staatsexamen, University of Marburg

 

Teaching Positions:

1958-61 

Assistant Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1961-63 

Associate Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1963-67

Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1967-2004

William F.Vilas Research Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2003-

Honorary Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin

2004-

William F.Vilas Emeritus Research Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Visiting Appointments:

Visiting Professor:

1967 

Harvard University (in German Literature)

1971   

University of Texas-Austin (in German Literature)

1976   

Free University of West Berlin (in German Literature)

1978  

University of Bremen (in German Literature)

1981  

University of Giessen (in German Literature)

1981/82 

University of Marburg (in Art History)

1986 

University of Essen (in Musicology and German Literature)

1987   

University of Marburg (in Art History)

1988   

University of Kassel (in Art History)

1989   

University of Freiburg (in German Literature)

1991  

University of Marburg (in German Literature and Art History)

1993   

University of Potsdam (in German-Jewish History)

1994   

University of Oldenburg (in German Literature)

1994  

Free University of Berlin (in German Literature and History of Communications)

1998   

University of Munich (in German Literature)

2000  

University of Cologne (in German Literature)

2001  

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2003

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2004

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2005

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2006

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2007

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2008

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2009

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2011

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

2012

2013

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

Humboldt University of Berlin (in German Literature)

Lecture Tours:

1971 

England and Ireland

1973 

Australia and New Zealand

1974  

England

1975  

South Africa

1976  

Sweden

1983 

Holland

1989 

Italy

1998 

Norway

 

Awards:

1956  

Winner of Marburg University Prize for Distinguished Dissertation

1962/63  

American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

1967  

Vilas Research Professor of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1985 

Member of the Saxon Academy

1991  

Hilldale Award for Academic Excellence, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1995 

Visiting Senior Scholar at the Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna

1997

Honorary Member of the American Association of Teachers of German

2003

Honarary Professorship of German at the Humboldt University in Berlin

2003

Founding member of the Berlin Heinrich Heine Society

2009

2009

2010

2010

Member of the International PEN-Club

Honored Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Honored Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Honorary PhD, University of Kassel

 



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