Eva Geulen studied German Literature and Philosophy at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, where she received her Ph.D. in 1989 (Worthörig wider Willen. Darstellungsproblematik und Sprachreflexion in der Prosa Adalbert Stifters, Iudicium Verlag, 2002). Between 1989 and 2003, she held teaching positions at Stanford University, the University of Rochester and New York University. From 2003 to 2012 she was Professor for German Literature at the Institut für Germanistik, Vergleichende Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft at the University of Bonn, Germany. Since 2012 she has been Professor for German Literature at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Recent publications include Hannah Arendt and Giorgio Agamben: Parallelen, Perspektiven, Kontroversen, ed. with Georg Mein and Kai Kauffmann (Fink Verlag, 2007); Tiere, Texte, Spuren, ed. with Norbert Eke (Erich Schmidt Verlag 2007); The End of Art. Readings of a Rumor after Hegel (Stanford University Press, 2006); Giorgio Agamben zur Einführung (Junius Verlag, 2005, 2nd edition 2009); essays on Nietzsche, Benjamin, Raabe, Th. Mann and others. She has been co-editor of the journal Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie since 2004.
Professor for German Literature
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main