The Sublime, Cinema and Film Studies, Landscape Painting, Media History, Immersion, Aesthetics
Working title: Mediations of the Sublime: Disaster Cinema and its Historical Formation
Carried out for Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany, and Universitet i Oslo within the framework of a Cotutuelle Agreement
Supervisors: Prof. Ina Blom (UiO), Prof. Georg Braungart (University of Tuebingen)
- Bachelor of Arts in German Studies and Art History at Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Germany
- Postgraduate studies in Book and Media Practice at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt on the Main, Germany
- Master of Arts in Literary and Cultural Theory at the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen, Germany
- Studies abroad (2 semesters) at University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa
- Research assistant position for ca. 3 years at University of Tuebingen (in particular within the research project Poetics of Nature. The Literary History of Geology)
- Various internships and freelance positions within the fields of journalism, publishing, museum and theatre
- Scholarship for studies abroad from the Landesstiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg
- Doctoral scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
- Between Art Academy and Entertainment Culture: Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg, John Martin, and the Sublime, in: Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms, vol. 5 (2016).
- Between Immersion and Media Reflexivity: Virtual Travel Media in the 19th Century, in: International Journal of Film and Media Arts, vol. 1, no. 2 (2016)
- The Digital Discotheque. Club Events in the Internet Age, in: Cinergie, vol. 9 (Total Entertainment: Reviewing Disco Music, 2016).
“The sea was absent completely” – Virtual Travel Media of the 19th Century between Immersion and Media Reflexivity, 22nd Annual German Studies Graduate Conference: Schwalbenflug: Migration and Movement in Languages, Arts, and Sciences, February 20-21, 2015, University of Virginia.
„It is gonna send us back to the stoneage!“: Kapitalistische Moderne und Naturgeschichte, das Anthropozän und das Transhumane in Godzilla (2014), Conference: Monster und Kapitalismus, May 7-9, 2015, PhD-Net ‘Das Wissen der Literatur’, Humboldt University Berlin.
Between Immersion and Media Reflexivity: Virtual Travel Media in the 19th Century, International Conference: Stereo & Immersive Media, October 7-9, 2015, University Lusófona, Lisbon.
Reflections on the Sublime: Cinematic Thinking in Jan de Bont’s Twister, International Conference: Film-Philosophy: Prospects, Directions and New Perspectives, January 5-7, 2016, Film and Television Department, Tel Aviv University
Between Art Academy and Spectacle Industry: Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg and John Martin, Presentation at Kunsthistorisk Forening Olso, March 9, 2016.