Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University, USA)

Philosopher, literary theorist and cultural historian. Professor of French, Spanish, German and Portuguese literature at Stanford University, an honorary doctor of universities in many European countries, including Russia (St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Philology). Member of the editorial board of the "New Literary Observer". Author of many articles and books (over 600 publications), the main of which is "1926: Life on the edge of time", "Manufacture of presence" and "Praise to the beauty of sport" — translated into Russian and published by the "New Literary Observer" publishing house