Prof. Dr. Winfried Fluck

Winfried Fluck

Abteilung Kultur

Adresse
Lansstraße 7-9
Raum 324
14195 Berlin
Fax
030 838-52885

Sprechstunde

Vereinbarung per Mail: culture@jfki.fu-berlin.de

Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions

Professor and Chair of American Studies, John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, i.R.

Member of the Executive Board of the Graduate School (Graduiertenschule) of North American Studies.

Co-Director, Dartmouth Instiute "The Future of American Studies", Dartmouth College.

 

Studies

1969-1970

Special Candidacy Studies, University of California, Berkeley

1968-1969
Special Candidacy Studies Harvard University

1963-1968
Studies of English, American and German Literature at Freie Universität Berlin

 

Academic Degrees

1983
Habilitation Freie Universität Berlin, Venia Legendi: American Literature and American Culture

1972
Ph.D. Freie Universität Berlin

 

Academic Career

Spring Term 2013
Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College

Spring Term 2012
Elected Member Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe)

Spring Term 2011
Harris Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College

Spring Term 2010
Tocqueville Visiting Professor at the University of Richmond, funded by the Mellon Foundation

2008-2010
Director of the Graduate School for North American Studies of the John F. Kennedy-Institute at Freie Universität Berlin

Since 2007
Co-Director Dartmouth “Futures of American Studies”- Institute

2007
Founding Member of the interdisciplinary Graduate School for North American Studies at the John F. Kennedy-Institute, funded by the German Government as part of its “Initiative of Excellence”.
Member of the Executive Board.

2005
Senior Advisor, Summer Residency Program of the Terra Foundation of American Art, Giverny, France

2005
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine

Since 2005
Selection Committee for the Fellowship Program of the Terra Foundation for American Art

2004-2008
Elected Member and Chair of the Research Reviewing Committee of Research Projects (Fachkollegium) in Literary Studies, Drama and Media Studies of the German Research Council (DFG).
Since 2006 Chair of the committee.

2004
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine

2003
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine

2002
Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine

1999-2003
Faculty Member, Dartmouth Summer Institute in American Studies

1996
Guest Professor, Princeton University

1995-1999
Director or Deputy Director of the John F. Kennedy Institute

1992
Guest Professor, Universitat Autònoma, Barcelona, Spain

1991-2001
Founding Member and Director of the 'Graduiertenkolleg' (Graduate Program) "The U.S. and the Problem of Democracy" at the John F. Kennedy Institute; since 1994 Director of the Kolleg.

1989-1997
Chair of the International Fellowship-Program of the Kennedy-Institute

Since 1989
Professor of American Culture, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin

1983-1989
Professor of English and American Literature, Universität Konstanz

1983
Habilitation Freie Universität Berlin, Venia Legendi American Literature and Culture

1980-1981
Visiting Scholar, Yale University

1979-1980
Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

1979-1981
Research Fellowship German Research Council (DFG)

1977
Faculty Member Salzburg Seminar in American Studies

1972-1979
Assistant Professor at the John F. Kennedy Institute

 

Honors, Research Funding and Scholarships

2012
Elected Member  Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe)

2008
2-year grant by the Terra Foundation for American Art for the establishment of a Visiting Professorship in American Art

2007-2010
Research Grant by the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) for a 3-year research project on  the subject of “Cosmopolitanism”

2006-2009
International Transcoop-Project “Transnational American Studies”. A joint project between Freie Universität, Humboldt Universität, Universität Potsdam, the University of Southern California, and Dartmouth College, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, with matching funds by the University of Southern California and Dartmouth College.

2006
Funding by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, USA for an international conference on "Narratives About American Art" at the John F. Kennedy Institute.

2006
Successfull Grant Proposal (with Prof. Ulla Haselstein) for the establishment of a Graduate School in North American Studies funded by the German Government as part of its "Initiative of Excellence".

2005
Research Fellowship, Internationales Forschungszentrum für Kulturwissenschaften (IFK), Wien, Austria

2004
Research Fellowship German Research Council (DFG)

1998-2001
Transcoop-Project “The German-American Tradition” in co-operation with Prof. Werner Sollors (Harvard University),  funded by the Humboldt-Foundation, with matching funds by Harvard University.

1994
Fellow at the Advanced Studies Center, Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy

1986-1987
Research Fellow (Mellon-Fellowship) at the National Humanities Center, North Carolina

1984-1990
Member of the Konstanz Research Group (Forschergruppe) „Konstitution und Funktion literarischer Texte“, funded by the German Research Council and the State of Baden-Württemberg

1979-1981
Research Grant (Habilitationsstipendium) German Research Council (DFG).
Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and Yale University

1968-1970
Harkness Fellowship of the Commonwealth Fund
Special Candidacy Studies at Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley

 

Editorships

REAL - Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature

Nordamerikastudien, Campus Verlag

Berliner Beiträge zur Amerikanistik, John F. Kennedy-Institut

 

Advisory Board

New Literary History

Journal of Transnational Studies

 

Reviewer of Research Projects for

German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft),

Volkswagenstiftung,

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung,

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD),

Fulbright Program,

Rockefeller Foundation,

Austrian Academy of Arts and Sciences,

Swiss National Science Foundation,

Terra Foundation for American Art

Schwerpunkte in der Lehre

  • Kulturtheorien und Theorie der American Studies;
  • Perioden und Themen der amerikanische Kulturgeschichte;
  • Film und amerikanische Populärkultur;
  • Amerikanische Malerei.

Von Prof. Fluck betreute Forschungsarbeiten:

Dissertationen & Habilitationen (laufend und abgeschlossen)

Magister- & Staatsexamensarbeiten mit Auszeichnung

List of Publications



Online Database of Winfried Fluck's Publications

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