(c) Ina Aydogan
Cultural & Transcultural Studies
Doris Posch is a film and cultural studies scholar and a lecturer at the University of Vienna, the University of Art and Design Linz and the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She graduated in Theatre, Film and Media Studies and French and Francophone Studies (University of Vienna, Université de Montréal, Université Libre de Bruxelles) and studied Critical Studies (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna). She was a Visiting Scholar at New York University (NYU), at Concordia University Montreal and at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam. She was a fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and a Marietta Blau fellow. In her doctoral thesis, she focused on emerging film cultures in Caribbean cinemas.
Since 2009, Doris has carried out extensive academic research and curatorial practice on postcolonial film cultures (Antananarivo, Atlanta, Berlin, Jacmel, Ottawa, Ouagadougou, Rio de Janeiro). Since 2008, Doris is a moderator, interpreter, panelist and jury member in the film and cultural sector. Numerous international lectures, presentations and chairing on African and Caribbean film cultures and diasporas, gender politics, intersectionality and curatorial practices, and organizer and host of several masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions at the intersection of film theory and practice. Doris is co-founder of CineCollective and since 2019, she is co-director of the open-air Urbanities Film Festival Kaleidoskop in Vienna, Austria.
Doris explores with the students historical and current perspectives of cultural studies, postcolonial and transcultural studies.