Active Research fields
Main focus of research: German Literature of the 16th and 17th centuries (Novels, Theatre, Symbology of Animals, Pedagogical Questions, Social Behaviour, Religious Issues. Author as: J. Fischart, J. Wickram, M. Moscherosch, Ch.M. Wieland, Goethe). In addition, publications on Modern German Literature (turn between 19th and 20th centuries: Otherness and National Stereotypes), Literature of Middle Ages (Self-Knowdledge, Representations of Death – Nibelungenlied, Tristan, Parzival).
Research projects of the last 5 years
Erasmus Mundus 'Glitema' (German Literature in the European Middle Ages), teaching and research (www.glitema.up.pt)
2014-2017 Erasmus + Strategic Partnerships “Textual and Literary Cultures in Medieval Europe” (Talc-me) with the Univiersities of Main, Salzburg, salisburgo, Santiago, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Porto, Olomouc. /www.talcme.uni-mainz.de
Many International Collaborations. Since 2015 President of the International Association for German Studies (email@example.com).
-Since 2011 Member of the Editorial Board of the international Journal from Polska Akademia Nauk, Kwartalnik Neofilologiczny.
-Since 2011 Member of the Editorial Board of the international Journal „Czasopismo Stowarzyszenia Germanistów Polskich / Zeitschrift des Verbandes Polnischer Germanisten“.
-Since 2012 Member of the Editorial Board of the international Journal Jassyer Beiträge zur Germanistik.
-Since 2015 Member of the Editorial Board of the international Journal Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik.