Julian
Hanich


Texts on Cinema

Since May 2016
Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of Groningen

2012-2016
Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Groningen

2010-11
Visiting professor in media studies at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel (parallel to the position at the Cluster of Excellence ”Languages of Emotion“)

2009-2012
Postdoctoral research fellow (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Cluster of Excellence “Languages of Emotion“ at the Free University Berlin, Projects ”Aesthetic Modulation of Affective Valence“ and “Being Moved”

2006-2010
Teaching positions in film and media studies at the Free University Berlin, the University of Potsdam and the International Film School Cologne

2005
Visiting researcher at the School for Theater, Film and Television at UCLA (6 months cooperation with Vivian Sobchack)

2004
Visiting researcher in the “Media en Cultuur” program of the University of Amsterdam (4 months cooperation with Thomas Elsaesser)

2003-2008
Doctor’s degree (Dr. phil.) at the Film Studies Department and the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Free University Berlin as a doctoral fellow of the Cusanuswerk. Dissertation advisors: Winfried Fluck and Gertrud Koch
Dissertation title: ”The Paradox of Fear. On the Pleasures of a Strong Cinematic Emotion” (in Englisch)

1999/2000
Visiting student at the University of California at Berkeley (one year)

1997-2002
Magister Artium in North American studies, film studies and art history in Berlin, Berkeley and Munich
Title MA thesis: “Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau in Hollywood 1926-1930. A New Historicist Study“ (in German)

1997-2012
Free-lance film critic for “Der Tagesspiegel”

1996-1997
Berlin School of Journalism (BJS)

1985-1994
Max-Planck-Gymnasium Munich