is Assistant Professor at the Department of German literature at the Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main. From 2007 to 2008 he worked in the Graduate Research Programme »Media of History – History of Media« at the Bauhaus University Weimar. He has published on theories of heroism, rhetoric and media theory as well as on the relationship between literature and political theology. He is currently working on a project about »Political Astronomy«.
is professor for Cultural Theory at the The University of Art and Design Linz/Austria. She studied German Literature and History in Vienna. Her dissertation was on »Computerhystories« and her second book is concerned with the theoretical figure »Prosthesis«. She worked as a researcher at the University of Vienna, at Humboldt-Universität Berlin and at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and was also responsible for a range of curatorial and arts-projects, e.g. at the NGBK Berlin and at Kampnagel Hamburg. Together with Elisabeth Timm, she is the editor of Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften.
is a philosopher and cultural scientist. His dissertation was concerned with phenomenology and the history of mathematics. He was a member of the DFG postgraduate programme »Codierung von Gewalt im medialen Wandel« at Humboldt University Berlin. He has been chief scientist and curator of numerous exhibitions, e.g. »SCHMERZ« at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin / Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum (2007); »10+5=Gott. Die Macht der Zeichen« at the Jewish Museum Berlin (2004); »ARBEIT. Sinn und Sorge« at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden (2009–2010).
is Professor of German Literature, Cultural and Media Studies at Humboldt University Berlin and Permanent Visiting Professor at Princeton University. He has published numerous books and articles and has also translated major contemporary French philosophers such as Gilles Deleuze and Jean-François Lyotard.