Short biographical note

Katerina Karakassi holds the position of Assistant Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the Department of German Literature of the University of Athens (Greece). She completed her PhD with a scholarship of the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY). Between 2000 and 2005 she worked at the Department of General and Comparative Literature of the University of Essen-Duisburg (Germany) as a researcher. Since 2005 she has been teaching at the University of Athens and since 2006 she is teaching “History of European Literature” as a scientific collaborator at the Open University of Greece. She is currently holding an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers at the University of Konstanz (Germany) by Prof. Dr. Koschorke.