Research information


Research interests

Literature in domains of publication, reception and dissemination in different cultures

Annotation of literary works for recipients in different cultures / editorial studies

American cultures of identity

Major Projects


Literature and Interculturality = Cooperative research network with SISU Intercultural Institute, Shanghai


Book series Intercultural Research (Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, partnering with other publishers)


Honor, Face, Crime: Cross-Cultural Literary Representations of Honor Cultures and Face Cultures

Cooperative book project with Dr. Mine Krause and Dr. Sun Yan (Institutional anchor: SISU Intercultural Institute)


New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare (Modern Language Association of America, New York):

The standard reference edition of Shakespeare's works; print and electronic publication: http://www.mla.org/comm_shakespeare (Myra and Charlton Hinman Research Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC)

  •  I. Antony and Cleopatra: cura continua of Variorum

  • II. The Merry Wives of Windsor: DFG: STE 496/11-1


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