Prof. Dr. Marie-Luise Angerer
is the ZeM’s managing director and teaches media studies and media theory in the European media studies course at the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.
Media technology, affect and neuroscientific reformulations of desire, sexuality, and the body, gender
Nichtbewusst. Affektive Kurzschlüsse zwischen Psyche und Maschine, Turia & Kant (appears 2022).
Marie-Luise Angerer (born 1958 in Bregenz, Austria) took over the chair of Media Theory/Media Studies at the Institute for Arts and Media in the European Media Studies program as of the winter semester 2015/16. She was Professor of Media and Cultural Studies/Gender Studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2000-2015, and Substitute Professor (Professorship Gertrud Koch) at the Institute of Film and Television Studies at the Ruhr University Bochum from 1999-2000.
She studied art history, Romance studies, philosophy and communication sciences in Vienna and taught for many years at the universities of Salzburg and Vienna. Doctorate in 1983 with a dissertation on language, philosophy and psychoanalysis: “Life is wonderful! Language liberation through its standardization”.
She received a postdoctoral fellowship (APART) from the Austrian Academy of Sciences from 1994-1998, which enabled her to conduct research in the USA (San Diego and Santa Cruz), Australia (Sydney) and Canada (Ottawa). Her habilitation was in 1996 on the topic of “Media Bodies. Production and Representation of Gender Identities” at the University of Salzburg. She has taught as a guest lecturer at the Central European University in Budapest, at the Berlin University of the Arts, and in Ljubljana and Zurich.