Isabel Richter

Isabel Richter is DAAD Professor at the Department of History and the Department of German. She is a historian in Modern German history focusing on cultural history and cultural anthropology. Her research interests include German and Western European cultural history (18th – 20th centuries), youth cultures in the 20th century, the history of death in modern Europe, cultural anthropology , material and visual history, National Socialism, and interdisciplinary gender studies.

Marita Tatari

Marita Tatari is a Feodor-Lynen-Fellow (Humboldt Foundation) at the German Department UC Berkeley from February 2018 through July 2019. She received her PhD in Philosophy at the Marc Bloch University Strasbourg under the supervision of Jean-Luc Nancy with a dissertation on Heidegger and Rilke (2005) and her venia legendi (Habilitation) in Theater Studies at the Ruhr University Bochum (2017). The core of her Habilitation focused on the concept of action in Hegel’s Aesthetics. She situated this research in the context of German drama and performance studies, discussing the historicity of their ...