TIM MEHIGAN

Tim Mehigan is a senior professor at the University of Queensland (Australia), with wide-ranging research expertise in German and European literature and thought, history of ideas, hermeneutics and special expertise on particular authors, works, genres and periods.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Appointments

 

Appointments

2013–

2017–19

2014–19

 

2018     

2013–15   

2011–12    

2010–13  

2010–12

 

 

2003–2007

2003–  

2003–2004

1997–2001

1996 

1994–5

1988–1994

Professor of German; School of Languages and Cultures, University of Queensland (UQ)

Professor of German and Deputy Director, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, UQ

Visiting Professor, Institute for Comparative and German Studies, University of Bonn, Germany

Research Fellow, Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago, USA

Professor of German; Head of School of Languages and Cultures, UQ

Humanities Panellist, Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF), New Zealand

Professor of Languages, Department of Languages and Cultures, U of Otago, NZ

Honorary Professor, School of Comparative Cultural Studies, UQ

Professor of Languages and Head, Department of Languages and Cultures, U of Otago, NZ

President, German Studies Association of Australia

Fellow, Australian Academy of Humanities

Associate Professor of German, School of Languages, University of Melbourne

Associate Professor of German and Head, Department of German, Swedish and Russian, University Senior Lecturer of German and Head, German Program, School of Languages, University of Melbourne

Humboldt Fellow (postdoc), University of Munich, Germany

Lecturer in German, Department of Germanic Studies and Russian, University of Melbourne, Australia

Education

 

1994-95

1982–87   

1985–86 

 

1981–82     

1978–81

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Munich, Germany

PhD in German literature, University of Sydney, Australia

(PhD published under the title Text as Contract 1988)

Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Freiburg i. Br., Germany

Semester Scholarship, University of Trier, Germany

BA Hons (First Class) in German, Political Science,

History and Indonesian, University of Sydney

Current Projects

Edited collections in preparation

Falduto, A. and Mehigan, T. 2022. The Palgrave Handbook on the Philosophy of Friedrich Schiller. New York: Palgrave MacMillan (under contract)

Mehigan, T., Moser C. 2022. Immanent Hermeneutics as Ethics.

 
Monographs in preparation

Mehigan, T., Moser C., Boletsi M. and Geyer, S. 2022-23. Literary Responses to Epistemological Crisis in Modern Discourse Networks.