CV - Balz Engler

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  • 2015 Honorary Member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2011 Honorary Member of the Ukrainian Shakespeare Centre, Zaporizhia
  • 2007 Retirement

  • 2006 Winter: Working at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C.

  • 2002 Elected Fellow of the English Association (FEA)

  • 2002 Winter: Working at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C.

  • 1993 Visiting Fellow, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • 1990 Visiting Fellow, Swiss Television DRS, February/March Bericht

  • 1990 Teaching at the University of Freiburg (Germany)
  • 1989 Teaching at the University of Zurich
  • 1986-87 Teaching at the University of Geneva
  • 1984 Teaching at the University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • 1984 Joris born.
  • 1981 Lina born
  • 1980-2007 Professor of English Literature and head of English department,University of Basel
  • 1979-80 Research Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • 1978 "Habilitation," University of Basel
  • 1978 Rotary International Group Study Exchange, New York und Bermuda
  • 1976 British Council course on "Modernism", Cambridge
  • 1976 Anna born.
  • 1974-79 "Wissenschaftlicher Assistent" (equivalent to assistant professor), University of Basel
  • 1972-74 Assistant Editor "Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe der Dramen Shakespeares," with a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation
  • 1971-72 Working at the British Library, London, with a grant from the Cooper Foundation. Teaching German at the City of London Polytechnic.
  • 1971 Dr. phil., University of Basel (English, German, History of Arts)
  • 1971 Marriage to Kristina Mildh.
  • 1966 Working at Fulbourn Mental Hospital in Cambridge (England) and in the University Library there.
  • 1964  First prize Basler Literaturkredit "Junge Autoren" for drama, commendation for poetry
  • 1964- Student at Basel University (English, German, History of Arts)
  • 1963-66 Working as a journalist for Basler Nachrichten
  • 1962 First prize in a short story competition organized by Kontakt: Die Taschenzeitschrift der Jungen
  • 1962-63 Literary magazine Bagatelle Co-founder and editor
  • 1951-63 Schools in Basel
  • 1944 Born, the third of four brothers. Parents: Hermann and Hanny Engler, social workers.
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