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educator , Language professional

Lilian Renee Furst, American Language professional, educator. American Council Learned Socs. fellow, 1974-1975, Guggenheim fellow, 1982-1983, Marta Sutton Weeks fellow Stanford Humanities Center, 1982-1983, National Humanities Center fellow, 1988-1989, National Endowment for Humanities fellow, 1994-1995. Member Modern Language Association, American Comparative Literature Association, International Comparative Literature Association.

Background

Furst, Lilian Renee was born on June 30, 1931 in Vienna. Came to the United States, 1971, naturalized, 1976. Daughter of Desiderius and Sarah Freda (Neufeld) Furst.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Manchester University, England, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Girton College, Cambridge, England, 1957. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Nebraska, Lincoln, 2006.

Career

Assistant professor Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland, 1955-1959, associate professor, 1959-1966. Associate professor, head department Manchester University, 1966-1971. Visiting professor Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1971-1972.

Professor, director graduate program University Oregon, Eugene, 1972-1974. Professor comparative literature University Texas, Dallas, 1975-1986. Marcel Bataillon professor comparative literature University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1986—2005.

Retired, 2005

Mather visiting professor Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1978-1979. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1981-1982, Harvard University, 1983-1984. Kenan distinguished professor humanities College William and Mary, 1985-1986.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Comparative Literature Association, International Comparative Literature Association.

Connections

father:
Desiderius Furst

mother:
Sarah Freda (Neufeld) Furst