Professor Markus Messling


Markus Messling, Principal Investigator of the “Minor Universality” project, is Full Professor for Romance Cultural Studies and Intercultural Communication at Saarland University. His fields of study are cultural studies and comparative literature; philosophy of culture; epistemology and historical anthropology; aesthetics, and the politics of literature. – Selected publications: Chaos world. Édouard Glissant and the question of universality. In: Untie to Tie. On Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Societies. Berlin 2017: ifa-Gallery;Universalität nach dem Universalismus. Über frankophone Literaturen der Gegenwart. Berlin 2019: Matthes&Seitz; (forthcoming, ed. with F. Hofmann) 1769-1989: The Epoch of Universalism / L’Époque de l’universalisme. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter.