Universitatea „Lucian Blaga” din Sibiu, Facultatea de Litere și Arte
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7 / 2018
Laudatio – On The Occasion Of The Award Of The Doctor Honoris Causa Title by the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu To Prof.H.C. Dr. Stefan Sienerth
Dr. Stefan Sienerth, critic and literary historian in German studies, with emphasis on German literature in Romania, was awarded the title of doctor honoris causa of the „Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu on 26 April 2018. The Laudatio makes reference to his entire didactic and research activity. The scientific research component is the one that led Mr. Stefan Sienerth to high renown, for his achievements in the research of the Transylvanian Saxon literary heritage are exemplary. He wrote histories of German literature in Romania, poetry anthologies and critical texts, portraits of writers, reviews, collections of documents regarding the literary environment, which allow the researchers to access the work of German writers from Transylvania. He edited the works of many writers and numerous collective volumes.
Keywords: Stefan Sienerth, German poetry in Transylvania, dialectal lexicography, Institute for German Culture and History in Southeast Europe, anthology of critical texts, volume of interviews.