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Julian Hanich

Julian Hanich is a postdoctoral research fellow at the interdisciplinary research center “Languages of Emotion” at the Free University Berlin. He has recently published a monograph on the phenomenology of fear at the movies entitled Cinematic Emotion in Horror Films and Thrillers. The Aesthetic Paradox of Pleasurable Fear (Routledge, 2010) and co-edited a volume of the German online journal Nach dem Film on Laughter in the Movie Theater (October 2010). His articles have appeared in The New Review of Film and Television Studies and Film-Philosophy. In his research he focuses on the intertwinement of film and the viewer’s imagination, the phenomenology of the collective viewing experience, genre studies of melodrama and the heist movie as well as filmic emotions and affects (laughter, tears, disgust). He is also a film critic for the Berlin-based daily Der Tagesspiegel.