Chair of Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Mind

Dr. Susan E. Morrow

Visiting Scholar


Campus Am Neuen Palais
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam


consulting hours
by arrangement

Research Interests

History of Aesthetics and Poetics; Literature and Dance; Literature and Philosophy

Research Project

The Politics of Movement from Expressionism to Carl Schmitt


2021-22 — Visiting Scholar, Institute of Philosophy, University of Potsdam

2020-21 —DAAD Fellow and Carlo Barck Prize Fellow, Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin

2019-20 — Lector, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Yale University

2019 — Ph.D., Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Yale University

2011-12 — DAAD Study Scholarship recipient, Department of Philosophy, Humboldt University Berlin

2011 — B.A., German and Philosophy, Yale University


“irgendetwas und irgendetwas: Husserl‘s Arithmetik and The Poetics of Epistemology”, in: P. Haensler, K. Mendicino, R. Tobias (eds.), Phenomenology to the Letter: Husserl and Literature, Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter 2021, pp. 61–84.

Foucault’s Risks”, together with P. Raccuglia and A. Shechtman, in: The Los Angeles Review of Books, November 7, 2014.

Lectures (selected)

“Subjection and Narrative Technique: Döblin’s ‚Die Tänzerin und der Leib’, German Studies Association Annual Conference, Panel: “The Languages of Discipline”, October 2, 2021

“Eine ,verborgene Kunst’: Von rhetorischem Verfahren zum kantischen Schema”, Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin, August 5, 2021

“Seeing Images: Lessing’s Laokoon and the Problem of Painting”, German Studies Association Annual Conference, Lessing Society Panel: “The Enlightenment–French, German, and Italian”, Pittsburgh, September 27, 2018

“Violence and Judgment: On Kant’s Schematism,” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Seminar: “Law-Like Violence: Benjamin and Kant”, Los Angeles, March 29, 2018

Scholarships and Awards (selected)

2020 — DAAD Short Term Research Grant

2019 — Carlo Barck Dissertation Prize, Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin

2018 — MacMillan Center International Conference Travel Grant, Yale University

2018 — MacMillan International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Yale University

2015 — Graduate Student Assembly Conference Travel Fellowship, Yale University

2014 — European Studies Council Grant for Language Study, Yale University

2011 — DAAD Study Scholarship

2011 — Lothar Hausmann Memorial Prize, Yale University