Lia Altendorfer





e-mail:             lia.altendorfer[at]

since march 2009: doctoral studies in philosophy at the institute of theatre, film and      media studies, university of vienna

dissertation project: ruth weiss – goddess of the Beat Generation

november 2008: graduation with distinction at the institute of theatre, film and media studies and the department of communication, university of vienna

title of thesis: the beat generation interpreted as an american manifestation of a subcultural-countercultural principle of life and art

october 2013: detailed interview with ruth weiss at the amerlinghaus, vienna, previously undisclosed