Sigrid Weigel

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Sigrid Weigel (born March 25, 1950, Hamburg) is a professor of German Literature and Director of the Centre for Literature Research in Berlin.[1]

She is a member of Academia Europaea and the Modern Language Association.[2]


She studied at the University of Hamburg from 1969 to 1977, earning a PhD.

She is the chairwoman of the Centre for the Humanities (GWZ) in Berlin and Professor at the Institute of Literature of the Technical University Berlin.[3] From 1984 to 1990, she taught at the University of Hamburg, and from 1990 to 1993 at the Cultural Research Institute, Essen.

She has been a visiting professor at Basel, Berkeley, Cincinnati, Harvard, and Stanford.[3] She is currently appointed as Permanent Visiting Professor at Princeton University.[4]


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