MU Scholar Receives Humboldt Fellowship

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 9:01am -- yountj
Associate Professor Sean Franzel

Associate Professor Sean Franzel, seen here in Budapest, Hungary, will spend a year in Germany researching his new book after receiving a Humboldt fellowship.

An associate professor of German will spend a year in Germany after receiving a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers. Sean Franzel will begin part of his year-long fellowship at the Free University of Berlin this July and then complete the fellowship in 2021. While in Germany, Franzel will be affiliated with the Peter Szondi Institute for Comparative Literature at the Free University, where he will conduct research for his new book, tentatively titled Writing Time: The Aesthetics of Ephemerality in Nineteenth-Century Periodical Literature.

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