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language educator

Konrad Johannes Gross, German language educator. Recipient Five Continents award, Northern Telecom, Canada, 1991. Member of Gesellschaft fur Neue English Literature (vice president 1999—2003), Anglistentag, Gesellschaft fur Kanada-Studien (president 1984-1987).

Background

Gross, Konrad Johannes was born on July 23, 1940 in Ahrensberg, Germany. Son of Franz Philipp and Maria Amalie Gross.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1970. Habilitation, University Freiburg, Germany, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor University Cologne, 1970—1971, University Freiburg, 1971—1972. Postdoctoral fellow University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1973. Assistant professor University Freiburg, 1973—1978.

Professor University Kiel, Germany, since 1978. Director Center for North America Studies, Kiel, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Arbeit als liter. Problem, 1982. Editor (with P. Easingwood, W. Klooss): Probing Canadian Culture, 1991.

      Editor: (with K. Muller, M. Wingkens) Das Natur/Kultur Paradigma, 1994. Editor: (with P. Easingwood, H. Lutz) Informal Empire, 1998.

Membership

Member of Gesellschaft fur Neue English Literature (vice president 1999—2003), Anglistentag, Gesellschaft fur Kanada-Studien (president 1984-1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Janet Rosemarie Middleton, April 15, 1974. Children: Brian Diarmuid, Kevin Konrad, Vanessa Maria.

father:
Franz Philipp

mother:
Maria Amalie Gross

spouse:
Janet Rosemarie Middleton

child:
Brian Diarmuid Gross

child:
Kevin Konrad Gross

child:
Vanessa Maria Gross