Expertise: Germanic Studies
Fields of interest:
- literary theory
- aesthetic theory
- the history of the German and the European novel
- literature and life sciences (especially Immunology)
- trauma and literature
In his work, he embeds German topics into a comparative perspective rooted in the classical traditions of rhetoric, aesthetics, and poetics as well as in the tradition of continental philosophy
He is currently working on two book projects: homo immunis examines exemption as a gesture defining sovereignty and its iconography from Greek antiquity to the twentieth century. The second, The Modernity of Insult, investigates the relationship between legitimization and affect.
Area of expertise:
I work on continental philosophy, the history of knowledge, trauma theory, aesthetic theory and the German and the European novel.