Vice rector

Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Brucher

Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Brucher (born in 1980) studied Theatre, Film and Media Studies, German Language and Literature and Comparative Studies at the Universities of Vienna and Leipzig. Her doctoral thesis was Subject Empowerment and Subjugation to Nature. Artistic Self-Harm Characterized by Kant’s Aesthetics of the Sublime completed in 2012 (transcript, 2013). In the course of the doctoral program, from 2008 to 2009, she was a research assistant at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Vienna, from 2009 to 2012 doctoral research fellow at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and from 2011 to 2012 associate member of the InterArt Graduate College of the Freie Universität Berlin. After her doctorate, from 2012 to 2013 she initially worked as research assistant in the Theatre Studies Faculty at the University of the Arts in Berlin and held a junior professorship at the same institution in 2013. She has been employed as Senior Scientist since 2013 and since 2018 as Assistant Professor for Theatre Studies at the Centre for Gender Studies at the Graz University of the Arts; she also manages the Centre as deputy head. Moreover, from 2014 to 2015, she was Max Kade Research Fellow and, from 2015 to 2016, Visiting Assistant Professor at the German Department of New York University. Her academic career includes prestigious awards, fellowships and guest professorships, such as the Doc-Award of the University of Vienna, the Research Fellowship of IFK Wien (Vienna International Research Centre for Cultural Sciences), the Käthe Leichter Guest Professorship of the University of Vienna and the Max Kade Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.  Her research interests are Performance Art, Viennese Actionism, Subject and Difference Theory, Gender & Queer Studies, as well as the Interconnection Between Art, Philosophy and Psychological Sciences around 1900.

Since May 2019, Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Brucher has been Vice-Rector of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna.

Assistant to the Vice Rector

Mag. Monika Gaubinger, MM
Room 3.15 — Phone: +43 1 512 77

Contact Information

Asst. Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Brucher
Room 3.15 — Phone: +43 1 512 77 47-111