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In the Media

Coverage & Contributions

SRF1 Dienstagsclub

Eine Welt ohne Zufall: Alles nur Verschwörung?

Elisabeth Bronfen is part of a televised debate on the rising popularity of conspiracy theories in the era of fake news.

June 16, 2018

SRF2 Kultur

Philip Roth – ein Gigant der Weltliteratur

A commentary on Philip Roth's life work in the wake of his death.

May 24, 2018

L.I.S.A. Wissenschaftsportal

"Der Ort, wo die amerikanische Kultur über sich nachdenkt"

An interview with Elisabeth Bronfen about Hollywood as the space of negotiation of American ideology.

April 10, 2018

SRF 10vor10

Julia Child und ihr kulinarisches Vermächtnis

Elisabeth talks about the culinary legacy of Julia Child.

December 4, 2017

WOZ Online

Blick zurück ohne Zorn

Looking at the success of "Moonlight" and "Hidden Figures" but also "La La Land," Elisabeth Bronfen reflects on the notion of a post-racial America and cultural appropriation.

February 23, 2017

Spiegel Online

«Der Mann ist eher ein Dr. Frankenstein in der Küche»

Elisabeth talks about her love of cooking and the publication of her cookbook/memoir "Bessessen."

January 24, 2017

Tages-Anzeiger Online

«Auch Frau Obama hätte gegen Trump verloren»

Elisabeth Bronfen reflects on the victory of US President elect Donald Trump.

November 9, 2016

Geschichte der Gegenwart

Wozu Gender Studies heute

Elisabeth Bronfen writes about gender studies' potential to rethink and reconfigure the world.

November 9, 2016

Bellevue NZZ

«Kochen ist für mich eine Lebenspraxis»

Elisabeth reveals why the kitchen is the favorite room in her home and where she likes to get her ingredients.

November 2, 2016

AVENUE

"Trump ist die logische Konsequenz von der schlechten Seite der Postmoderne"

In this in-depth interview, Elisabeth goes into the cultural soil of America and why it is so fertile for a con man like Donald Trump.

October 15, 2016

DAAD

Frauen an der Nachrichtenfront – Wissenschaftlicher Gesprächskreis

DAAD Tokyo reports on the lecture given by Elisabeth Bronfen on the subject of female journalists in WWII, which took place at the German embassy.

July 27, 2016

Valentinas Kochbuch

Review: "Bessessen"

Reviewer Isabel Geigenberger gives Elisabeth's cookbook five stars.

May 1, 2016

Opernhaus MAG

Kreaturen der Nacht

In this interview, Elisabeth talks about Verdi's "Macbeth."

March 1, 2016

SRF Kulturplatz

Quentin Tarantino - Politisch inkorrekt korrekt

What are the political and cultural dimensions of free expression? Elisabeth talks about the work of Quentin Tarantino, its tendency to transgress boundaries, and feminism.

January 26, 2016

SRF1 Dienstagsclub

007 - Mythos Bond

Elisabeth is a panelist on the cultural program "Der Club," discussing the enduring popularity of James Bond.

December 1, 2015

Suddeutsche Zeitung Online

Ende der Hysterie oder Liebestod allein ist fad

Elisabeth Bronfen writes about the sirens of the opera and what they reveal about the men who composed them.

June 17, 2015

Tages-Anzeiger Online

Elisbeth Bronfen talks to Paul Auster

After reading from his work, Paul Auster talked to Elisabeth Bronfen at the Theater Rigiblick.

October 27, 2014

Radio SRF4

Elisabeth Bronfen über die Faszination JFK

Elisabeth explains her fascination with JFK in this radio interview.

November 22, 2013

Jump Cut No. 55

Broomhilda unchained: Tarantino’s Wagner

In this article, Adrian Daub and Elisabeth Bronfen explore Wagner's legacy in Tarantino's Western.

Fall 2013

Tages-Anzeiger Online

Die neue Ikone des Feminismus

In this articles on the feminist appeal of Cleopatra, Elisabeth Bronfen comments on the gap between the queen's political persona and popular culture's representation.

August 7, 2013