Dr. Ferdinand Bubacz studied Social and Cultural Sciences at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder and Université Paris-Est-Marne-la-Vallée, and he received M.A. degrees in Literature and in Philosophy from Humboldt University of Berlin and New York University, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Arts & Science at New York University in 2019.
Besides his experience as university lecturer at New York University, he has held teaching positions at the LMU in Munich and the University of Zurich, as well as research fellowships in Shanghai and Florence.
His research focuses on interdisciplinary problems of perception and consciousness in the history of art and science, and he is interested in European cultural history with a focus on modernity.
Ferdinand Bubacz joined MBS in 2019 and currently serves as Head of Admissions as well as a Lecturer for Civic Engagement and Social Skills and Personal Development.
At MBS: Head of Admission, Lecturer in in Civic Engagement and Social Skills and Personal Development
Courses: Bachelor International Business
PUBLICATIONS - EXCERPT
ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS
“Fremdes Leiden – Schmerzgrenzen bei Robert Musil” – The Pains of Language – New York University, New York City, 2016
“Gleichgewichtsstörung des Wirklichkeitsbewußtseins” – Aufmerksamkeit und Abstraktion bei Robert Musil, Focus in Distraction – University of California, Berkeley, 2016
“The sixth sense – Ghostseers and Optical Media in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Nachtstücke”, The Untimeliness of Media: Intermediality Across Eras in German Literature, Culture, and Art –University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2016
“Spiel der Phantasie: Trauer, Tanz und Therapie in Goethes Lila“ GSA Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 2015
“Ornament and Abstraction - Hermann Broch's Cultural Theory of Architecture in The Sleepwalkers”, Chronopolis: Time and Urban Space - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015
“Bildbeschreibung und Improvisation”, The German Language School Conference (GLSC), New York City, 2015
“Der Lumpensammler und die Seinigen – Walter Benjamin Ästhetik des Abfalls”, Taking Out the Trash: Assessing and Reassessing Value – University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2014
“Walter Benjamin’s Theory of Colors”, Impression & Object - A Conference on Critical Theory – City University of New York, 2014