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MemberJonas Leipziger

Research and Teaching Associate at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. Hanna Liss); studied Jewish Studies and Protestant Theology in Neuendettelsau, Heidelberg, Hanover (USA) and Jerusalem; Alumnus of the Scholarship Programme Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk; former member of the Collaborative Research Centre 933 Material Text Cultures (Heidelberg University/Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg)

MemberSevinc Turkkan

Dr. Sevinç Türkkan teaches modern Turkish literature and intellectual history at the University of Rochester. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Literature Studies, Türkisch-deutsche Studien Jahrbuch, Translation and Literature, Teaching Translation (Ed. L. Venuti, Routledge), Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist between Worlds (Ibidem), Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamuk (Routledge), Post-1960 Novelists in Turkey, Making Connections, International Journal of the Humanities, and elsewhere. Her translations from German appeared in Best European Fiction edited by Aleksandar Hemon (Dalkey Archive Press). Her translation of Aslı Erdoğan’s book The Stone Building and Other Places was published by City Lights Books in 2018. She is the co-editor (with David Damrosch) of Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk (MLA, 2017) and she is at work on a book manuscript titled Translation Criticism and the Construction of World Literature.

MemberLars Christensen

I am interested in intersections of musical thought and understandings of the past across pre-modern Asia. My dissertation considers ritual music reform during the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) as a means of bridging the distance from the ancients, using the perceived continuity of language, numbers, measurement, transmitted images, and recovered artifacts. I am also a performer of Javanese gamelan and numerous other kinds of music.