Dr. sc. Karlheinz Barck †

Romance philologist, until 2012 research associate at the ZfL, last position academic advisor to the project The Theory and Concept of an Interdisciplinary Conceptual History

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(28 Nov 1934–30 Sep 2012)

  • Studied Romance Philology at Humboldt University Berlin: French, Spanish, Romanian
  • University degree in 1958
  • Second degree as a hispanist at the University of Rostock in 1964
  • 1966 doctoral degree
  • 1989 habilitation
  • Research associate (1966–1975) and head of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Literary Studies (1976–1991) at the Institute for Literary History at the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic
  • From 1992 on head of research projects on history and theory of aesthetic thought at the ZfL
  • Visiting lectureships in Montréal and Rio de Janeiro, Professeur associé at the Département de littérature comparée at Université de Montréal, 1994–1998 member of the advisory board at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ästhetik
 

Obituaries:

Lorenz Jäger: »Surrealistisch in Berlin«, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 04 Oct. 2012

Fritz Rudolf Fries: »Weltbürger mit Widersprüchen«, in: Der Tagesspiegel, 07 Oct. 2012

Martin Treml: »Nach den großen Alten. Zum Tode des Romanisten Karlheinz Barck«, in: Lendemains, 37. vol., n° 148, 2012, pp. 141–143

Sigrid Weigel: »Karlheinz Barck. 1934–2012«, in: Trajekte 26, 2013, pp. 3–4


Honours:

  • 1988 Werner Krauss Medal of the German Academy of Sciences, GDR
  • Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica of the Spanish King Juan Carlos I

Research Interests

  • Modern French and Spanish literary history
  • History of literary studies
  • History and theory of aesthetic thought

ZfL projects:

Publications

SCHRIFTENVERZEICHNIS KARLHEINZ BARCK (1934–2012)
[List of Publications Karlheinz Barck (1934–2012)]
edited by Dirk Naguschewski
Interjekte 13, Berlin 2019, 29 p.