Humboldt Feodor-Lynen Fellow Joins the Department

October 23, 2018
Boris Roman Gibhardt
The department is pleased to welcome Dr. Boris Roman Gibhardt to the Department, a Humboldt Feodor-Lynen Fellow sponsored by Professor Burgard. Dr. Gibhardt began his six-month research stay at Harvard in early October and looks forward to becoming acquainted with the graduate students and faculty at Department events. Dr. Gibhardt earned his M.A., Dr. phil., and Habilitation in Comparative Literature (together with German for the Habilitation) at the Freie Universität Berlin. In addtion to two edited volumes and many articles, he has published two books — Das Auge der Sprache: Ornament und Lineatur bei Marcel Proust and Nachtseite des Sinnbilds: Die Romantische Allegorie — and has a third forthcoming this December: Die Moden der Klassik: Stil und Konsum in Weimar und Paris um 1800.