Visiting Scholar

Media Theorist Daniel Eschkötter Coming in May to Work on Kluge Archive

Daniel Eschkötter

Daniel Eschkötter, Researcher and Lecturer in Media Studies at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, will spend the months of May and June in Princeton as a DAAD-short term research fellow in the German Department’s Alexander Kluge Research Collection. During his sojourn, Eschkötter will be working on a chapter of a book he is completing on cinematic spectrologies of history.

After studying German philology, philosophy and political science in Münster, Hamburg, and at Johns Hopkins University, Eschkötter was a doctoral fellow in the PhD-program “Figure of the Third” in Konstanz and in the Graudiertenkolleg ( and a volume, co-edited with Bettine Menke and Armin Schäfer, entitled Das Melodram. Ein Medienbastard (Berlin: Theater der Zeit, 2013)