Dr. Renée von Paschen



Adjunct Faculty in Theater






Theatre: Theatre Appreciation


Renée Von Paschen is a literary scholar and translator, bilingual poet and lecturer in Theater, Film & Media Studies at the University of Vienna. In addition to recent scholarly publications on the work of Elfriede Jelinek, Harold Pinter and Peter Turrini, amongst others, she is also the translator of numerous plays by Austrian dramatists into English.

A member of PEN America Writers' Association, her most recent book of poetry, Vice Versa, is forthcoming from Quattro Books in both English and French (trans. Robert Paquin). Prior to completing her doctoral studies at the University of Vienna, she received an MA in Women's Studies and Feminist Research from Rose Mayreder College Vienna. She has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Center for Austrian Studies, a lecturer in translation at the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck.