Dr. Henrik S. Wilberg

Dr. Henrik S. Wilberg

Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Irvin Hall 131
wilberhs@MiamiOH.edu
(513) 529-2513

OFFICE HOURS

Fall '21 (202210)

TBD
And by appointment.
Email for appointment if virtual meeting needed.
Virtual meetings held via ?

 


EDUCATION

2016-Ph.D.–Northwestern University (IL), German Literature and Critical Thought.
Thesis: Language Before Critique. Figures of Aesthetics from Leibniz to Herder.
Advisor: Samuel M. Weber.
Graduate Certificates in Critical Theory and Teaching Excellence

2007-Mag. Phil.–Universität Wien (Austria)
Deutsche Philologie (Hauptfach); Romanische Philologie, Philosophie (Nebenfächer)

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • German literature and philosophy around 1800
  • Early 20th century German thought
  • Austrian literation (early 20th century and post-1945)
  • Logic and poetics
  • Critical theory
  • Political theology
  • Psychoanalytic theory and practice 

COURSES TAUGHT AT MIAMI

  • GER 151: The German-American Experience 
  • GER 201: Second Year German

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

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GRANTS AND AWARDS

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • “Émile Benveniste.” In: Agamben’s Philosophical Lineage. Eds. Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 117-124
  • “Friedrich Hölderlin.” In: Agamben’s Philosophical Lineage. Eds. Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 146-153.

Book Reviews

  • “Sarah Pourciau, The Writing of Spirit: Soul, System, and the Roots of Language Science.” The Germanic Review, 2019 (forthcoming)
  • “John Hamilton, Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care.” Comparative Literature, 69:3, September 2017: 340-342

Articles

  • “Absehen: Disregarding Literature (Husserl / Hofmannsthal / Benjamin).” In: Phenomenology to the Letter. Eds. Philippe Haensler, Kristina Mendicino, Rochelle Tobias (De Gruyter, “Textologie”, 2020), 133-148. 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Lessing’s Political Forms, German Studies Association Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, October 2019
  • “Nothing but Language”. On Werner Hamacher, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, March 2019
  • ‘And Yet It Moves’. Towards Husserl’s Un-earthing of Sense, German Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 2017
  • ‘Dark Times’ and ‘The Epoch of Rousseau’. Derrida, Arendt, and the Literary Politics of the 18th Century, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting. Utrecht, Netherlands, July 2017 

INVITED LECTURES

  • Disregarding Literature. “Phenomenology and Literature: New Readings in Husserl”, Brown University and Johns Hopkins University joint event, German Department, Brown University, Providence, RI, May 2018
  • Monogrammatology, or: Language Before Critique (Kant and Herder around 1774). Craig Young Scholars Lecture, Department of German, Rutgers University. New Brunswick, Nj., March 2017 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

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LANGUAGES

  • Norwegian (native)
  • German (near native)
  • Middle High German
  • English (near native)
  • French (near native)
  • Italian
  • Swedish (near native)
  • Danish
  • Spanish (very good working proficiency)
  • Portuguese (good reading proficiency)
  • Old Norse/Icelandic
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Anishinaabe-Ojibwemowin (basic)