Dr. Dr. des. Christian Hänggi

Research Fellow

Christian Hänggi studied Communication Sciences at the Universities of Lugano and Toronto. In 2007, he received his PhD in Media and Communication from the European Graduate School. He is Lecturer at the Autonomous School Zurich and Visiting Professor at Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok. He is author of "Hospitality in the Age of Media Representation" (New York-Dresden, 2009; "Gastfreundschaft im Zeitalter der medialen Repräsentation", Vienna, 2009). At the University of Basel, he is working on another PhD, which will investigate Thomas Pynchon's use of music, sound, noise, and silence.

Aktuelle Publikationen

Hänggi, Christian: 'Harmonica, kazoo -- a friend.' Pynchon's Lessons in Organology, in: Greve, Julius; Pöhlmann, Sascha (Hg.): America and the Musical Unconscious, New York 2015, S. 289-327. edoc
Burba, Tyler (guitar-harmonica-vocals); Hänggi, Christian: Pynchon’s Harmonica: From Hitler’s Germany to Nixon’s America and beyond. Way beyond. 2015.

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