Michael Auer

Kade Visiting Professor Spring 2023

Office Location

Phelps 6325


Michael Auer is Professor of German Literature at the University of Vienna in Austria visiting UCSB as a Max Kade Professor this Spring quarter. His research interests include the politics of poetic form, the history of European drama, and “lyrical soundscapes” from psalms to songs. He is currently writing a book on teichoscopy from Aeschylus and Shakespeare to Sarah Kane and Elfriede Jelinek.