Gesine Schiewer


Gesine Lenore Schiewer
Lehrstuhl für Interkulturelle Germanistik
Universität Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany


Brief biography

Gesine Leonore Schiewer is a professsor at the faculty of language and literature sciences, and head of the chair “Interkulturelle Germanistik” (intercultural German language and literature sturdies) at the University of Bayreuth. She is co-director of the research centre Chamisso-Literatur IFC and president of the Gesellschaft für interkulturelle Germanistik e.V. (GiG). Her research interests are intercultural German studies, linguistics, literary studies, dialogue and conflict, and emotion studies. She is active member of various professional organisations related to language, semiotic and communication, and editor of various journals and books.