Prof. Dr. Niklaus Largier

Previous Visiting Fellow

University of Berkeley

German Literature

Niklaus Largier is Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

His current research and teaching focuses on the history of the imagination and the emotions; and on the history of the senses and of the production of sense experience from the Middle Ages to the Modern era.

Niklaus Largier is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in May 2022 upon invitation of Prof. Dr. Susanne Reichlin (CAS Research Focus Empathy). On May 30 he will give the lecture „Mit Auerbach lesen“.