In the Media

Coverage & Contributions

October 26, 2020

SR2 KulturRadio

Romane und Filme als Krisenhilfe

Elisabeth was interviewed about her new book, Angesteckt, and the role of fiction in times of crisis. She talks about the Albert Camus' The Plague as well as Steven Soderbergh's film Contagion.

October 26, 2020

SRF Kontext

John Dos Passos’ «USA-Trilogie» – Ein Klassiker voller Gegenwart

Elisabeth talks about the relevance of John Dos Passos' U.S.A. trilogy.

October 18, 2020

SRF1 Sternstunde Philosophie

US-Wahlen – Was auf dem Spiel steht

Prof. Bronfen, along with Prof. Jan-Werner Müller of Princeton University, were guests of the SRF program Sternstunde Philosophie on Sunday, where they were asked to speak to these questions and more.

September 2, 2020

SRW2

Neues Buch „Angesteckt. Zeitgemäßes über Pandemie und Kultur“ von Elisabeth Bronfen

Elisabeth is interviewed about her new book, Angesteckt: Zeigemässes über Pandemie und Kultur.

June 9, 2020

SRF1 Der Club

USA – Nicht nur schwarz und weiss

Elisabeth was a guest on a panel discussing the ongoing protests against racism and police violence in the US, as well as the historical entrenchment of inequality that goes back to slavery.

May 19, 2020

OMANUT Radio

Kochen mit Leidenschaft und Grips

Elisabeth is interviewed about the role of food in culture in times crisis and her cook book, Obsessed.

April 22, 2020

SWR2 Forum

Regisseur der Angst - Wie Hitchcock das Kino revolutionierte

The radio program SWR2 Forum invited Elisabeth Bronfen, FAZ-writer Andreas Kilb, and director Dominik Graf to discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock as an auteur whose films explored the dimensions of fear, human relations, and cinema itself.

April 22, 2020

SRW2

Regisseur der Angst - Wie Hitchcock das Kino revolutionierte

The radio program SWR2 Forum invited Elisabeth Bronfen, FAZ-writer Andreas Kilb, and director Dominik Graf to discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock as an auteur whose films explored the dimensions of fear, human relations, and cinema itself.

April 4, 2020

watson

«Viren sind Zombies», sagt die Zürcher Professorin Elisabeth Bronfen

Elisabeth Bronfen was interviewed by the Swiss online publication watson on the subject of the current pandemic.

April 3, 2020

Watson

«Viren sind Zombies», sagt die Zürcher Professorin Elisabeth Bronfen

Elisabeth Bronfen was interviewed by the Swiss online publication watson on the subject of the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 21, 2020

SWR2

„This is Venice“: Shakespeare neu gedacht im Doppelpack am Burgtheater Wien

Elisabeth Bronfen spoke to SWR2 about This Is Venice, the hybrid play that reimagines Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and Othello, written and translated by herself and Muriel Gerstner.

February 21, 2020

SRW2

„This is Venice“: Shakespeare neu gedacht im Doppelpack am Burgtheater Wien

Elisabeth Bronfen spoke to SWR2 about This Is Venice, the hybrid play that reimagines Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and Othello, written and translated by herself and Muriel Gerstner.

January 16, 2020

Deutschlandfunk Kultur

#66 Kriegsfilm „1917“ – Zwischen Spektakel und Erinnerungskultur

Elisabeth Bronfen was a featured guest on the culture podcast Lakonisch Elegant, talking about Sam Mendes' new film 1917 and the war film genre more broadly.

January 16, 2020

Deutschland Funkkultur

Kriegsfilm „1917“ – Zwischen Spektakel und Erinnerungskultur

Elisabeth Bronfen was a featured guest on the culture podcast Lakonisch Elegant, talking about Sam Mendes' new film 1917 and the war film genre more broadly.

October 17, 2019

BR2 RadioWissen

Martha Gellhorn - Kriegsreporterin ohne Kompromisse

A program on the war correspondent Martha Gelhorn.

October 16, 2019

Bayerischer Rundfunk

Martha Gellhorn - Kriegsreporterin ohne Kompromisse

In a new episode of the Radiowissen podcast produced by Bayerischer Rundfunk, Elisabeth Bronfen comments on the life and writing of the American war correspondent and journalist Martha Gellhorn.

July 29, 2019

SRF2 Kontext

Raus aus der Opferrolle, aber wie?

Elisabeth Bronfen was a guest on the SRF2's radio program Kontext, where she was asked to talk about the seemingly ubiquitous depictions of the victimization and killing of women, as well as her book Over Her Dead Body.

July 27, 2019

SRF Kontext

Nur über ihre Leiche

Elisabeth Bronfen talks about dead women and their place in art history, the subject of her book Over Her Dead Body.

April 9, 2019

SRF 1 Der Club

Genie oder Monster: Was bleibt von Michael Jackson?

After broadcasting HBO's documentary Leaving Neverland, which roused a global discourse on the exploitation of minors and the legacy of an artist accused of sexual abuse, SRF hosted its weekly debate program Dienstagsclub exploring that very subject. The panel, comprised of experts on abuse, violence, and culture, also included Elisabeth Bronfen.

January 2, 2019

The Guardian

Top 10 Books About Insomnia

The Guardian listed Elisabeth's book Night Passages in an article on the Top 10 books about insomnia, calling it a "a rare treat, rich with every kind of symbolic use of night that writers and artists have availed themselves of."

 

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