Advisory Board of Scholars

The SIS Comparative Literature has conceptual support in its work from an Advisory Board of Scholars. Its composition is intended to reflect all facets of Comparative Literature. The board provides consultation on all questions related to the field and serves as a point of contact for feedback from the community.

Current members

Prof. Dr. Achim Geisenhanslüke
Professor at the Institute of General and Comparative Literature Studies at the Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Prof. Dr. Berenike Herrmann
Professor for German Literature / Digital Humanities at the Universität Bielefeld und member of the Text+ Scientific Coordination Committee (SCC) Research Area “Collections”

Prof. Dr. Susanne Knaller
Director of the Centre of Cultural Studies, Head of the Research Department General and Comparative Literature and Professor of Literature Studies at the Institute of Romance Studies at the Karl-Franzens-Universität in Graz, Austria

Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Müller-Schöll
Professor for Theatre Studies, Institute of Theatre-, Film- and Media Studies at the Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Prof. Dr. Alexander Nebrig
Professor for Modern German Literature, Department of German Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität in Düsseldorf, Germany

Dr. Keyvan Sarkhosh
Research Coordinator and head of PR, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Monika Schade M.A., M.A. (LIS)
Acting Director, Philological Library of the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Prof. Dr. Schamma Schahadat
Professor of Slavic Literature and Cultural Studies, Institute of Slavic Languages and Literature, Universität Tübingen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Christof Schöch

Professor for Digital Humanities and Co-Director of the Trier Center for Digital Humanities, Trier University, Germany. Chair der COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History and President of the German-speaking Association for Digital Humanities.

Prof. Dr. Annette Simonis
Professor of General and Comparative Literature Studies at the Justus-Liebig-Universität in Gießen, Germany. Chair of the German Society for General and Comparative Literature Studies (DGAVL)

Karen Stuckert, M.A.
Director of the Philosophicum department library and Assistant Director of the Department of Media Processing at the Mainz University Library; special subject librarian for German literature studies, general and comparative linguistic and literature studies

Prof. Dr. Daniel Weidner
Professor of General and Comparative Literature at the Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg

Prof. Dr. Evi Zemanek
Professor for Media Culture Studies (Heisenberg Chair for Media Ecology and Comparative Media Studies) and acting head of the Institute of Media Culture Studies, Universität Freiburg, Germany

Past members

Prof. Dr. Christian Moser

Head of the Department of Comparative Literature Studies, Institute of German Literature Studies, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn, Germany – Resigned from the Advisory Board of Scholars after relinquishing the chairmanship of the German Society for General and Comparative Literature Studies (DGAVL)