Katja earned her MA in Film and Media Studies from the University of Vienna in 2006. After earning a second MA in German as a Foreign/Second Language in 2012 (University of Vienna), she worked as a German Language Teacher in Budapest, Moscow, and Vienna. In her time at the Department of Germanic Studies at Trinity College Dublin she taught several undergraduate classes with a focus on Film from the German speaking lands and coming to terms with the past in Austria. Next to her teaching duties, she was the organizer and artistic director of the German speaking student theater which staged Kathrin Röggla´s “Junk Space” in 2018 and Jura Soyfer´s “Der Weltuntergang” in 2019. Her latest talk on Günther Anders for the Douglas Hyde Gallery Dublin reflects another research interest, German Thought in the 20th century. In her free time, you will find Katja in the nearest cinema or coffeeshop.