Mag. Dr. rer.soc.oec. Dr. phil.

Sabine Müller

Tel.   (+43 1) 515 81 – 3308



Born in Bad Karlshafen (Hessen/ Germany).
MA level studies in Commercial Science and PhD in Economic and Social History at Vienna University of Economics and Business. MA level studies in German Studies, Political Science, History and Philosophy at the University of Vienna, 2011 PhD in German Studies. Since 2000 scientific collaborator in third-party funded cultural science research projects. 1999-2005 member of the research network „Emergence of Modernity“/ BTWH (Berkely/ Tübingen/ Wien/ Harvard), 2002/03 Junior Fellow at the International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK) Vienna, 2003/04 Research Fellowship IFK Abroad at the University of Tübingen, Research Fellowships of the City of Vienna in 2010 and 2012. 2006 until 2013 researcher at the Institute of Culture Studies (IC/ ÖAW), Austrian Academy of Sciences. 2013 until 2017 holder of the Hertha Firnberg grant (funded by the Austrian Science Fund/ FWF) at the Department of German Studies at the University of Vienna with the habilitation project "Cultivating Latency. The other modernism in Austrian literature 1930–1960“. Since 2014 lecturer at the University of Vienna. July 2017 return to the IKT (ÖAW).

Areas of Specialization

Austrian literary and cultural history of the 19th and 20th century, literary and cultural theory (politics & aesthetics/ representation, voice/ vote, laughter, latency/ depth), historiographical theory in cultural sciences.

Responsibilities at IKT

Research at  Cultures of Knowledge 

Publications (Selection)

(Ed. together with Dorothee KIMMICH), Entsicherte Tiefen. Abgründe, Hohlräume und Tiefenkräfte in Literatur und Ästhetik seit 1800, Berlin: de Gruyter (in preparation); (Ed. together with Elisabeth GROSSEGGER), Teststrecke Kunst. Wiener Avantgarden nach 1945, Wien: Sonderzahl 2012; (Ed. together with Helga MITTERBAUER and Katharina SCHERKE), Spuren. Kulturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch Moderne 6 (2009), Wien–Innsbruck–Bozen: Studienverlag 2010; (Ed. together with Cathrine THEODORSEN), Elfriede Jelinek – Tradition, Politik and Zitat, Wien: Edition Praesens 2009 (Publikationen des Elfriede Jelinek-Forschungszentrums, Bd. 2); (ed.), Blackness, transnational, Wien–Innsbruck–Bozen: Studienverlag 2006 (special issue of Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften, vol. 4/2006); (Ed. together with Siegfried MATTL), Wedekind Transformationen. „Lulu“ als Textualität, Wien–Innsbruck–Bozen: Studienverlag 2001 (special issue of Zeitgeschichte, vol. 28/1).

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