MORNIN, Edward

Edward Mornin has studied at universities in Scotland (Glasgow) and Germany (Munich, Tübingen and Cologne) and has his M.A. (in French, as well as German, 1961) and PhD (in German, 1969) from the University of Glasgow. After teaching English for a year at the University of Cologne, he came to UBC, where (except for research leaves to Erlangen, Graz, Munich and Berlin) he taught in this department from 1965 until his retirement in 2001. He has been Head of Department (1990-95) and Chairperson of European Studies (1993-95), a UBC program that he helped to establish. His research has been supported by the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Edward Mornin's research interests include German Romanticism (all aspects), 19th century literature, literary anarchism, Scottish - German literary links, literary thematology and the iconography of saints. He is at present engaged in a study of California place names.

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