Critical Theory and the Arts, Faculty Announcements

Prof. Christoph Hesse will be joining the faculty at Critical Theory and the Arts. Prof. Hesse is a Research Associate at the Institute for Media and Communication Studies of the Free University of Berlin. His dissertation work at Ruhr University (Bochum, Germany) was a study of formalist film theory and critical theory. He has written frequently and extensively on the work of T.W. Adorno.

Prof. Sebastian Traenkle, who was a guest scholar of Critical Theory and the Arts this past year, will also be joining the Department. His dissertation at the Institute of Philosophy of the Free University of Berlin focuses on the critique of language in the works of T.W. Adorno and Hans Blumenberg.