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Ass.-Prof. James Rasmussen

 


 

Ass.Prof. James Rasmussen  
Persönliche Daten

 

Name: Dr. James Rasmussen

Geburtsdatum: 07.05.1977

Geburtsort: Richland (Washington)/USA

Staatsangehörigkeit: USA

E-Mail: james.p.rasmussen@gmail.com

 

 


 

Werdegang und Berufserfahrung

 

08.2015 – heute

Associate Professor of German, Air Force Academy, Colorado/USA

08.2011 – 07.2015

Assistant Professor of German, Air Force Academy, Colorado/USA

08.2002 – 12.2011

Ph.D., Germanic Studies & Comparative Literature, Indiana University/USA

07.2010 – 07.2011

Instructor of German, Air Force Academy, Colorado/USA

08.2009 – 06.2010

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Fulbrightstipendiat

08.2004 – 06.2005

Freie Universität Berlin, Graduate Exchange Student

08.2001 – 07.2002

M.St. with distinction, German, University of Oxford/UK

08.1995 – 07.2001

B.A., Comparative Literature, Brigham Young University/USA

05.1999 – 08.1999

Austro-American Institute of Education, Wien/Österreich

05.1996 – 05.1998

Community Service, São Paulo/Brasilien


 
Publikationen

 

  • Monographie

Stuttering Tongues and Stumbling Feet: Reading Heinrich von Kleist’s Discontinuities of Movement with and against Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Jean-Luc Marion. UMI. 507 pp. (2011) http://gradworks.umi.com/34/91/3491499.html

 

  • Artikel

“‘Real Humor Cannot Be Captured in a Novel’: Kierkegaard Reading E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr.” Book chapter in E.T.A. Hoffmann: Transgressive Romanticism, ed. Christopher Clason (Liverpool University Press, forthcoming 2017)

“Bonhoeffer’s Poetry and the Aesthetics of Resistance” Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts 12 (forthcoming 2017)

“Mendelssohn’s Stutter and the Collisions of Modern Thought” German Studies Review 39.2 (2016), pp. 223-240.

“Music in the Streets: E.T.A. Hoffmann, Kierkegaard, and What One Hears Outside the Opera House,” Das E.T.A. Hoffmann-Jahrbuch 20 (2012), pp. 29-36.

“Language and the Most Sublime in Kant’s Third Critique,” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 68.2 (Spring 2010), pp. 155-166.

“Sound and Motion in Goethe’s Magic Flute,” Monatshefte 101.1 (March 2009), pp. 19-36.

 


 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

 

  • Literatur, Philosophie und Kultur seit ca. 1750, insbesonders das 18. Jahrhundert
  • Ästhetik, Sprachphilosophie, Phänomenologie, Religionsphilosophie, Literatur und Musik

 


 

Forschungsprojekt in Berlin

 

Stuttering Grace: Heavy Tongues and the Politico-Theological Aesthetics of Grace