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Dear Readers,

Doris Bachmann-Medick, Dr. phil., Permanent Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University of Giessen/Germany; works and teaches on Cultural Theory and recent disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transnational developments in the Study of Culture.

Main research interests: Kulturwissenschaften/Cultural Studies, Literary Anthropology, Translation Studies, Intercultural Communication.

Please find my list of publications over here.

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University Education

Winter term 1971/72 – Winter term 1977/78: Study of German Literature, Anthropology, and Philosophy at the University of Goettingen

1978 – 1980: PhD grant Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation)

May/27/1986: PhD. Dissertation published under the title “Die aesthetische Ordnung des Handelns. Moralphilosophie und Aesthetik in der Popularphilosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts.“ Stuttgart: Metzler 1989

Postgraduate Research and Teaching

1979 – 1981: Research fellow in the project “Index zu deutschsprachigen Zeitschriften des 18. Jahrhunderts” at the Academy of Sciences, Goettingen

1989, 1990, 1991, 1992: Summer courses in German Language, German Literature and History (Intensive Language Program) for American students of the “Education Abroad Program (EAP)” of the University of California at the University of Goettingen

1989 – 1990: Research fellow in the project “Index zu deutschsprachigen Zeitschriften des 18. Jahrhunderts” at the Academy of Sciences, Goettingen

April/1/1991 – March/31/1993: Research fellow in the Department of German Philology at the University of Goettingen (Research project as part of a Lower Saxony State Program for Developing the Humanities at the Universities: “Literary Anthropology – Anthropological Aspects of Literature. Cultural Transgressions and Interdisciplinarity in Cultural Studies and the Humanities”)

1991 – 1993: Lecturer in the Department of German Philology, Georg-August-University Goettingen (Teaching of various seminars and courses)

January/1/1994 – December/31/1996: Project-Coordinator in the Collaborative Research Center (Sonderforschungsbereich 309): “Die literarische Uebersetzung“ (“Literary Translation”) (Project “Poetics und Rhetorics of the Other”). Main focus: Questions of cultural theory in the field of translation of texts and between cultures. Ethnographic perspectives for literary studies

Professional Activities / Academic Teaching

Summer term 2011: Visiting Professor at the University of Graz/Austria

Spring Quarter 2010: Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Cincinnati, Department of German Studies

since Summer term 2008: Permanent Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

Winter term 2007/08: Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) at Justus Liebig University Giessen; Lecturer at the Free University (FU), Berlin

Spring Quarter 2007: Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine, Department of German

Winter term 2006/07: Lecturer at the Free University (FU), Berlin

Winter term 2005/06: Lecturer at the University of Zurich, Switzerland

October/1/2005 – January/31/2006: Fellow Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK) / International Research Center for Cultural Studies, Vienna

Winter term 2004/05: Lecturer at the Free University (FU), Berlin

Summer term 2004: Lecturer at the Free University (FU), Berlin

Winter term 2003/04: Visiting Lecturer at the „Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum für Doktoranden- und Postdoktorandenstudien“ (Graduate Centre for Cultural Studies), University of Frankfurt (Oder)

Winter term 2002: Visiting Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Germanic Languages

Winter term 1999/2000 and Summer term 2000: Visiting Lecturer at the Department of German Studies, University of Potsdam

Summer term 1998: Visiting lecturer at the graduate school “Interkulturelle Kommunikation” („Intercultural Communication“), University of Saarbruecken

Fall term 1997: Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Ann Arbor, Michigan

February – August 1997: Visiting scholar at the Center for Modern and Contemporary Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles

Professional Services

Member of the “Rat fuer kulturelle Bildung” (founded in 2012)

Since 2013 Member of the think tank of the Berlin Cluster of Excellence “TOPOI: The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations”

1999-2006: Member of the Evaluation Committee for PhD fellowships at the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation, Berlin

1992-1996: Academic counsellor at the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation, Berlin

Institutional or Professional Memberships

Consultant Editor of the new Journal „Translation Studies“ (London, New York: Routledge) – first issue January 2008

Member of the Editorial Board of the multilingual series
“Repraesentation-Transformation. representation-transformation. représentation-transformation. Translating across Cultures and Societies”
Ed. Michaela Wolf. LIT Publishers Munster-Hamburg-Berlin-Vienna-London

Editor (together with Horst Carl, Wolfgang Hallet, Ansgar Nünning) of the new series Concepts for the Study of Culture (CSC) (de Gruyter publishers).

Member of the Society of Intercultural German Studies (Gesellschaft fuer Interkulturelle Germanistik)

Member of the Society of Intercultural Philosophy (Gesellschaft fuer Interkulturelle Philosophie).