Anke Finger

Professor

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UConn Affiliations: Humanities Institute/DHMS; Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; Digital Media & Design

Education: Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1997

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus:  Media Studies; Digital Humanities; Interart Studies; Digital Scholarship; Comparative Literature

Anke Finger directs the Humanities Institute initiative on Digital Humanities and Media Studies (DHMS) and is a professor of German Studies and Media Studies in the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. She has published widely on interart studies, media convergences, aesthetics, and media theory (with a focus on the Czech-Brazilian media philosopher Vilém Flusser), among other topics. She is currently working on a number of digital scholarship and videography projects, including “The Conviction Project” and “Flusser 2.0.”

Recent Research Achievements: 2017 SHARE grant for “Flusser 2.0”; 2017 Provost grant for Digital Storytelling; “Autopoetic Processes within the Avant-Gardes: Fragmenting Authorship.” The Construction of Media-Authorships: History – Present – Future. Edited by Christiane Heibach et al. Forthcoming.
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