Faculty 2020

Christian Glanz

Portrait Christian Glanz

Christian Glanz (© Fotoartist Neufeld/Leitha)

Born in Bruck an der Mur (Austria) in 1960; studied musicology and history at the University of Graz and completed his PhD in 1988; completed his postdoctoral studies in historical musicology in 2007; professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna; 2012 to 2017 Principal Investigator of the FWF-funded project “Political History of Viennese Opera 1869 – 1955”; took part and delivered papers in international conferences, workshops and symposia in Oxford, London, New York, and Berkeley among other places; research interests include music and politics in Austria, the life and work of Hanns Eisler, and the music of Gustav Mahler.

Selected Publications: Wien 1897. Kulturgeschichtliches Profil eines Epochenjahres. In: Peter Lang, Musikleben, Band 8 (1999); Gustav Mahler: Sein Werk – sein Leben. (2001); Hanns Eisler: Werk und Leben (2008); Anmerkungen zur populären Wiener Konzertkultur in den 1890er Jahren. In: Christian Meyer ed.: Der junge Schönberg in Wien. Bericht zum Symposium 2007 (2015); Musikalische Wiener Jahrhundertwende mit Migrationshintergrund. Über den problematischen Zusammenhang zwischen Migration, Innovation und kultureller Vielfalt. In: E. Röhrlich (ed.): Migration und Innovation um 1900. Perspektiven auf das Wien der Jahrhundertwende (2016); together with H. Heer and O. Rathkolb (eds.): Richard Wagner und Wien. Antisemitische Radikalisierung und das Entstehen des Wagnerismus, Musikkontext, Band 11 (2017).

 

 

Wynfrid Kriegleder

Portrait Wynfrid Kriegleder

Wynfrid Kriegleder

Professor of German Literature at the Department of German Studies of the University of Vienna; former Visiting Professor at Berea College and the University of Kansas; Research Grants at Duke University and Yale University.
Homepage: http://germanistik.univie.ac.at/personen/kriegleder-wynfrid

 

Selected Publications: Vorwärts in die Vergangenheit. Das Bild der USA im deutschsprachigen Roman von 1776 bis 1855. (1999); Eine kurze Geschichte der Literatur in Österreich. Menschen – Bücher – Institutionen. (2011). Many articles on German and Austrian literature.

Eveline List

Portrait Eveline List

Eveline List

Historian, economist  and  psychologist; Professor of  Cultural  History at  the History  Department  of the University of Vienna; Psychoanalyst in  private  practice; Training  analyst of  the  International  Psychoanalytical  Association.

 

Selected Publications: Psychoanalytische Kulturwissenschaften (2013); Psychoanalyse. Geschichte, Theorien, Anwendungen (2009); Mutterliebe und Geburtenkontrolle – Zwischen Psychoanalyse und Sozialismus (2006); and about  100 Articles  on  cultural studies,  history,  clinical  and  theoretical  psychoanalysis.

Elana Shapira

Portrait Elana Shapira

Elana Shapira

Cultural and design historian; project leader of the Austrian Science Fund research project “Visionary Vienna: Design and Society 1918–1934” (2017-2021); senior postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in Design History and Theory at the University of Applied Arts Vienna; curated and convened the international symposium “Émigré Design Culture: Histories of the Social in Design” (University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2015); organized the international symposium “Design Dialogue: Jewish Contributions to Viennese Modernism” (Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2016); co-organized with Daniela Finzi the international symposium “Freud and the Émigré” (Freud Museum, Vienna, November 8-9, 2018) and recently organized the Symposium “Designing Transformation: Jews and Cultural Identity in Central European Modernism” (University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2019); her forthcoming symposium “Women, Design and Society in Vienna in the Interwar Period” will take place at the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts in May 20-21, 2021.

Selected Publications: Style and Seduction: Jewish Patrons and Modern Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siècle Vienna (2016); coeditor of Émigré Cultures in Design and Architecture (2017); editor of Design Dialogue: Jews, Culture and Viennese Modernism (2018); coeditor of Freud and the Émigré (2020); A Poor Man’s Gaze: Who is Looking at Whom in Fin de Siècle Vienna, in: räume zwischen töne, Festschrift für Patrick Werkner (2018); Kiesler’s Imaging Exile in Guggenheim’s Art of this Century Gallery and the New York Avant-Garde Scene in the early 1940s, in: Arrival Cities (2020).

Monika Schwärzler-Brodesser

Portrait Monika Schwärzler-Brodesser

Monika Schwärzler-Brodesser (© Fangni Wang)

Retired Professor and former Head of the Art Department at Webster Vienna Private University; doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Vienna; graduate training at the Museum of Modern Art in Vienna; taught at Webster University in St. Louis (USA), the study abroad program of the University of Oregon and Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences; lectured in postgraduate museology programs at the University of Basle (Switzerland) and the Federal Academy in Wolfenbüttel (Germany); lecturer at the univie: winter school and the univie: summer school of the Sommerhochschule (University of Vienna); founder and chair of the T.K. Lang Gallery at Webster University; work as free-lance writer; current fields of research: art and media theory, visual culture, creative writing.

 

Selected Publications: Digital Worlds and the Sound of Violence, in: N. Billias, L. Praeg eds.: Creating Destruction. Constructing Images of Violence and Genocid (2011); The Beast – On the Photographic Staging of the Large Hadron Collider at the Nuclear Research Center in Geneva, in: U. Fischer-Westhauser, U. Schögl eds.: PhotoResearcher 19 (2013); Psychisches Ding-fest machen. Franz West und Markus  Schinwald – Herr(n) des Signifikanten. in: texte. psychoanalyse. ästhetik. kulturkritik, Heft 3 (2014); At Face Value and Beyond. Photographic Constructions of Reality (2016); Good Girls Grimacing. Grimacing and the Economy of Excess, in: Grimace. Membrana no. 2 (2017); Fotografie ohne Fotograf*innen, in: Fotogeschichte. Beiträge zur Geschichte und Ästhetik der Fotografie, Heft 157 (2020).

Karl Vocelka

Portrait Karl Vocelka

Karl Vocelka (© Karl Vocelka)

Retired Professor of History, former Head of the Department of History of the University of Vienna; former Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford University; elected President of the Institut für die Erforschung der frühen Neuzeit; Guest Lecturer in numerous American programs in Vienna (University of Oregon, Duke University, Sweet Briar, IES etc.).

 

Selected Publications: Trümmerjahre. Wien 1945 – 1949 (1985); Die Habsburger. Eine europäische Familiengeschichte (1992); Geschichte Österreichs. Kultur – Gesellschaft – Politik (2000), Österreichische Geschichte (2005), Geschichte der Neuzeit 1500-1918 (2009), together with Michaela Vocelka: Franz Joseph I. Kaiser von Österreich und König von Ungarn 1830-1916. Eine Biographie (2015), and more than 150 articles.