Daniela Gandorfer is a PhD candidate at the department for Comparative Literature. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and include literary and legal theory, feminist theory, science and technology studies, process philosophy, environmental studies, and new materialisms.
Daniela has published on critical post-humanist legal theory, new media studies, as well as legal and literary theory. Her past collaborative projects include “Synesthesia of Law” (Princeton /Sciences Po, Paris), “Reading Matters” (Princeton/UC Berkeley), and Rhizomatic Reading (Princeton/Yale University/Stanford University). Her research projects have been supported by various grants from Princeton University, Yale University, the Center for Critical Thought at Columbia University, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.
Daniela is currently finishing her dissertation on Reading Law: Material-Discursive Practices and the Future(s) of a Right to Life and is currently co-editing a book with her colleague, Zulaikha Ayub, on Matterphorical.
Languages: German, English, French, Latin