Kirill Chepurin

Kirill Chepurin is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow, and Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley through June 2017, in addition to doing a second doctoral degree in Theology and Philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin. His research focuses on German Idealism and Romanticism, utopian thought, and contemporary continental philosophy and political theology (in particular the apocalyptic and the limits of the secular). His current project, "Idealism and Utopia: Towards a Political Theology of German Idealism," seeks to recover ...

Kathrin Gollwitzer

Kathrin Gollwitzer-Oh is currently a Feodor Lynen – Postdoc Fellow at UC Berkeley through January 2018. Her research and teaching interests include early modern German literature, premodern history of thought and knowledge, textual criticism and premodern narratology. After employment as research fellow at the University of Zurich from 2008 – 2010 and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich from 2010-2015, she completed her dissertation on history and narration in Rudolf von Ems’ Alexander romance at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 2013. Kathrin Gollwitzer-Oh received a ...

Charlton Payne

Charlton Payne is DAAD P.R.I.M.E. Fellow in the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Erfurt and Visiting Researcher in Berkeley through May 2017. At Berkeley, he is completing the research for his Habilitation “On the Trail of Displaced Persons in German Literature: Documentality and Narrative in the Age of the Refugee." After completing his dissertation on the contested foundations of nationality and cosmopolitanism in eighteenth-century experiments with the epic genre as a fellow of the DFG research group “The Figure of the Third” in Konstanz, he was awarded his PhD in ...