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Prof. Dr. Alfonso de Toro

Emeritus

Institute of Romance Studies
Neubau Geisteswissenschaften
Beethovenstr. 15, Room 2312
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37493

Abstract

Prof. Dr. Alfonso de Toro, Romanist, since 2015 Prof. Emeritus at U. of Leipzig. PhD. U. München 1982; Post-doc U. Hamburg 1992. Assistant Prof. Rom. Lit. U. Kiel 1978-1991; visiting Prof. U. of Missouri 1991-1992; Associated Prof. Uni. Hamburg; Full Prof. Rom. Phil., Inst. of Rom. Lang./Lit. UL 1993; Visiting Lessons by M. Foucault/R. Barthes in Paris 1979; Research/Teaching Focuses on Theatre/Literature/Culture: French, Francophonie, Spain, Latin-America, Italy; Postmodernity, Postcoloniality, Hybridity, Diaspora, Migration, Identity, Borges, Kahlo. Publications: Die Zeitstruktur 1986; Von den Ähnlichkeiten und Differenzen 1993; Borges Infinitio 2008; Epistémologies: Le ‘Maghreb’ 2008/22011. Director of the Centres: „IARCUL”/„FFCL” and of the series: TCCL; TPT; Passages; Transversalité. Honors: “Gabriela Mistral decoration and with the Rank of Great Officer” 2009; “Corresponding Member of the Chilean Language Academy Abroad” 2014; „Officier dans l’ordre des Palmes académiques” 2015.