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Literature educator

René Wetzel, Swiss literature educator. Professor Doctor Friedrich Metz grantee, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Foundation, Basle, Switzerland, 1993. Member of Schweizerische Akademische Gesellschaft für Germanistik (president since 2005), International Vereinigung für Germanische Sprach-und Literaturwissenschaft, Oswald von Wolkenstein Gesellschaft, Wolfram von Eschenbach Gesellschaft.

Background

Wetzel, René was born on December 17, 1959 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of August Wetzel and Yvonne Wetzel-Renevey.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1992. Habilitation, University Fribourg, Switzerland, 2000.

Career

Science collaborator Foundation Martin Bodmer/Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, Cologny, Switzerland, 1986—1993. Chargé d'enseignement University Geneva, 1988—1994, assistant suppléant, 1994—1995, maître assistant, 1995—2001, head of department, full professor, 2001. Scientific Director, consultant Runkelstein-Die Bilderburg, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, 1999—2000.

Membership

Member of Schweizerische Akademische Gesellschaft für Germanistik (president since 2005), International Vereinigung für Germanische Sprach-und Literaturwissenschaft, Oswald von Wolkenstein Gesellschaft, Wolfram von Eschenbach Gesellschaft.

Connections

Married Bettina Kranz Wetzel, September 5, 1997.

father:
August Wetzel

mother:
Yvonne Wetzel-Renevey

spouse:
Bettina Kranz Wetzel