Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship at Stanford University

Kathryn Starkey's picture
December 1, 2019
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

The Department of German Studies at Stanford University is pleased to announce the Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship for 2020-2021 and to request applications, due by December 1, 2019.
The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship is open to professors at German universities with distinguished scholarly accomplishments in a humanities department other than literature, such as: History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Art History or Music History, with a specific focus on any area within German Studies. Applicants should have a strong record of teaching.
The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor at Stanford University will normally be on research leave from his or her home university and will be appointed at Stanford for one academic quarter (three months) to be scheduled at mutual convenience. A stipend is available to help defray costs of the visit. The Visiting Professor will be expected to offer one course, typically in seminar format. The visitor will be fully integrated into the academic and intellectual life of the department, including participation in colloquia. In addition, the Visiting Professor will deliver one formal lecture, advertised to the university community and open to the public.
The academic quarters for 2020-2021 are autumn: September 21-December 11; winter: January 4-March 26; and spring: March 29-June  13.
Applications should include a statement of interest, a full c.v. and bibliography, a selection of proposed courses, a description of teaching experience, and the preferred term for residence at Stanford. Inquiries and applications should be sent electronically (with attachments) to Ms. Christine Onorato at See also the website:

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Profesor Kathryn Starkey
Department of German Studies
450 Serra Mall, Bldg 260-119 
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2030


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