Professor of Germanic, Slavic & Semitic Studies
After studying German and Romance languages and literatures in Freiburg and Toulouse, Professor Kittler received his Ph.D. from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 1979. Kittler’s research interests are interdisciplinary. They include Western literature from Greek antiquity to the present, philosophy, art history, history of science, media technology and critical theory. Selected publications include Franz Kafka. Schriftverkehr (1990) and Franz Kafka: Drucke zu Lebzeiten; Kritische Kafka-Ausgabe, 2 volumes (1996).