Regina Karl

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Regina joined the German Department and the program in Film Studies in 2013. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Comparative Literature and History of Art from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich while also having studied at Sorbonne and École Normale Supérieure Paris. In 2011, Regina spent a year as visiting researcher at UC Berkeley. She wrote her master thesis on „Poetics of the Hand in Paul Valéry“, the hand and its poetic implications still being one of her main research interests. Other fields of interest include questions of psychoanalysis and film/literature, embodiment and textuality as well as politics and aesthetics.
More recent work of hers is concerned with the idyllic, techniques of montage and the concept of essay film.