Ass.Prof. Dr. habil. DANIEL WINKLER 

 (Venia: Romanische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft)

Daniel Winkler          
University of Vienna
Dep. of Romance Studies
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8
1090 Vienna, Austria 


Daniel Winkler is since 2017 Ass.Prof. at the Institute of Romance Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria, where he teaches French and Italian Cinema and Literature. He studied Comparative Literature and Romance Studies in Aix-en-Provence and Vienna. He was Research Fellow at the École normale supérieure in Paris (2001/02), at the Interdisciplinary Centre for European Enlightenment Studies at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (2011) and at the Institute of Romance Studies of the Dresden University of Technology (2016/17). He is co-editor of the journals Zibaldone. Zeitschrift für italienische Kultur der Gegenwart and lettere aperte and member of the Innsbruck Research Centers Kulturen in Kontakt and Dimensionen des Literaturtransfers.

His PhD (Vienna) was on Marseille as a cinematic city (Marseille! Eine Metropole im filmischen Blick. Schüren 22013), his Postdoctoral project (Innsbruck) on Italian tragedy in the Age of Enlightenment (Körper, Revolution, Nation. Vittorio Alfieri und das republikanische Tragödienprojekt der Sattelzeit. Fink 2016). Current research interests are in the fields of affect theory, urban and popular culture, migrant cinema and Mediterranean literature. 

His publications in English include:  „A Mediterranean Gap in the National Canon? Paul Carpita’s Anti-Colonial Cinema between Militant Amateurism and New Wave“, in: Studies in French Cinema 1/17 (2017);  „‚Mambo Italiano‘ in Montreal. Theatrical Italianità in Émile Gaudreault’s Transnational Queer Comedy”, in: lettere aperte 2 (2015) (with S. Schrader); „New Italian Migrant Cinema between Cinematic Nostalgia and Trash (Bellocchio, Marra, Torre)“, in: S. Schrader/D. W. Ed., The Cinemas of Italian Migration: European and Transatlantic Narratives. New­castle-upon-Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2013; „Mediterranean Perspectives. Early Spanish and Italian Contributions to the Cinema of Irregular Migration (Giordana, Marra, Soler, Uribe)“, in: CINéMAS. Revue d’études cinématographiques/Journal of Film Studies 22/2-3 (2012) (with V. Berger).

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