Mirjam Schaub

Dr. Mirjam Schaub is philosopher, journalist and Professor of philosophy at the University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein/Halle. She graduated from the German School of Journalism (DJS) in Munich and has been working as an art and film critic since. Parallel she studied philosophy, politics, psychology and screenwriting in Muenster, Munich, Paris, Los Angeles, and Berlin. From the latter, she received her M.A. followed by her Ph.D. on Gilles Deleuze. She finished a monograph on the intimacy of examples used in philosophy and aesthetics published under the title “Das Singuläre und das Exemplarische. Zu Logik und Praxis der Beispiele in Philosophie und Ästhetik“ (2010), that served as a German “habilitation”. She was a Visiting Professor at FU Berlin and TU Dresden before she received a call for a permanent professorship for “Aesthetics and Cultural Philosophy” at the Design Department of the University of Applied Sciences (HAW) Hamburg. She was a founding member of the artistic and scientific graduate school “Performing Citizenship”. In March 2016 she received a call as professor of philosophy to the University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein/Halle. She is about to finish a monograph on „Performing Radicality. An Untold History of Pop Culture“ (2021).