Juliane Rebentisch

Regular Visiting Professor
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Juliane Rebentisch
Courses Offered

Spring 2022

GER 302

Topics in Critical Theory: Culture Industry: Paradoxes of Democratic Mass Culture

GER 521

Topics in German Intellectual History: Melancholia and Critique

Profile

Philosopher Juliane Rebentisch joined the Department of German as a Regular Visiting Professor in the fall of 2019.

She is the author of Ästhetik der Installation [Suhrkamp, 2003; 8th edition 2021, with translations in English (Sternberg) and Spanish (Caja Negra)], Die Kunst der Freiheit [Suhrkamp 2012, 3rd edition 2019, with translations in English (Polity), and - of the part on Hegel - in Italian (Inschibboleth Edizioni)], and Theorien der Gegenwartskunst [Junius, 2013, 5th edition 2021, with translations in Danish (Informations Forlag) and Spanish (Publicacions de la Universitat de València (PUV)]. She has edited a number of volumes on subjects that range from queer subculture and the philosophy of language to negativity and the affects of capitalism, from the problem of progress in contemporary art and the (non-)discipline of aesthetics to the epistemology of irrationality and paradoxes of equality. (For more detailed information about her publications see: https://www.hfg-offenbach.de/en/people/juliane-rebentisch#prof-dr-juliane-rebentisch). Her must recent book publication is Der Streit um Pluralität. Auseinandersetzungen mit Hannah Arendt.

In Germany, Juliane Rebentisch is Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics at Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach and a member of the Research Council at the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research. She was president of the German Society of Aesthetics (2015-2018) and vice president of HfG Offenbach (2014-2020).

She was awarded the Lessing Prize of the city of Hamburg (2017). In 2018, she was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Constance and a guest of honor at the Villa Massimo in Rome.

Prof. Rebentisch offers courses in aesthetics, critical theory, ethics, political philosophy and contemporary art. Her research focuses on the various intersections between aesthetics, ethics, and political philosophy.

CV available on request: jrebentisch@princeton.edu

Selected Publications