Gabriele Brandstetter#

Gabriele Brandstetter
Former Member
Email:theater-tanz 'at'
Membership Number:3081
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2003 - present Professor of Theatre and Dance Studies at FU Berlin
  • 1997-2003 Professor of Modern German Literature at the University of Basel
  • 1993-1997 Professor of Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität, Gießen

Fields of Scholarship
  • Contemporary theatre and dance, performance, theatricality and gender differences
  • History and aesthetics of dance from the 18th century until today, theatre and dance of the avant-garde
  • Concepts of body
  • Movement and image
  • Choreography and notation
  • Kinesthesia and empathy in dance

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2004 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Award of the German Research Foundation
  • 1998 Alexander-Clavel-Foundation, Riehen/ Basel
  • 1996 Aby-Warburg-Foundation, Hamburg
  • 2011 Fellowship in Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) School of Language & Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
  • 2008 Member of Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina; Co-director of the international research center „Interweaving of Performance Cultures“
  • 2003 Vicepresident of the „Heinrich-von-Kleist-Gesellschaft“; Member of the statutary body „Theater Film und Medienwissenschaft“ of the DFG 8

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