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English philology educator

Gerhard Stilz, German English philology educator. Fellow German Academy Exchange Service, 1968-1970, German Research Foundation, 1973-1975, 77, 88, 91, 94, 95, 97, 98, 99, 2003, Australia Council, 1983, Fulbright Commission, 1986.

Background

Stilz, Gerhard was born on November 12, 1940 in Schnait, Federal Republic Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Marie (Schiller) Stilz.

Education

Staatsexamen, University Tubingen, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tubingen, 1967. Habilitation, University Tubingen, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor Seminar for English Philology, University Tubingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1967-1968, Arkansas and AOR Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1977, privatdozent Federal Republic Germany, 1977-1980, professor Federal Republic Germany, since 1980. Professor Institute for Literature Science, University Stuttgart, Federal Republic Germany, 1981-1983. Visiting professor University Bombay, 1968-1970, English and modern language department, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1986, 92, department English language and literature University Adelaide, South Australia, 1991.

Reformed University Halle-Wittenberg, 1995-1996. Consultant Frankfurt Book Fair, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Anglo-Indian Short Story, 1980. Co-author: Naturalism in England, 1983. Editor: Drama im Commonwealth, 1981.

      Co-editor Australienstudien in Deutschland, 1990. Editor Mensch und Natur in Australien, 1991, Australienreisen, 1995, Gold-Geld-Geltung, 1997, Colonies Missions, Cultures, 2001, Missions of Interdependence, 2002. Editor series Grundlagen zur Literature in Englischer Sprache.

      Co-editor series German-Australian Studies. Managing editor quarterly periodical Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, (series) ZAA Studies.

Membership

Member Association for Study New Lits. in English (chairman), European Association Studies on Australia, Association Canada Studies, Association Australian Studies, Germany (chair 1993-1996), European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (chair 1999-2002).

Connections

Married Heidrun Jobst, 1967.

father:
Wilhelm Stilz

mother:
Marie (Schiller) Stilz

spouse:
Heidrun Jobst