Dr. Frank Savelsberg

Frank Savelsberg studied Romance Philology, Jewish Studies and German Philology in Cologne, Haifa and Madrid. After a research stay in Barcelona he worked at the Institute of Romance Philology at the Freie Universität Berlin (2000?2013), where he received his doctoral degree in 2008 with a thesis on forms and functions of verbal obscenity in the work of the Spanish Golden Age writer Francisco de Quevedo. Since April 2013 he is a lecturer and scientific staff member at the Department of Romance Philology in Göttingen. His main Research interests are the Judaeo-Romance varieties and early texts in Romance. In this context, he focuses on questions of edition studies, the formation of scientific terminology and aspects of information structure in the Ausbau of textual strategies in the vernacular varieties. Other interests are the Ibero-Romance languages and literatures of the Golden Age and the poetry of the 20th century.