Nadine Hartmann is a research assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at Universität Siegen, Germany. She wrote her Phd thesis about philosophy and the girl, with an emphasis on Georges Bataille und Luce Irigaray. She has published articles on Freud, Lacan, Bataille and feminist philosophy. She has been teaching theory classes at several art schools and universities in Germany. Together with Clio Nicastro and Hannah Proctor, she is the convenor of the event series Spellbound, which examines phenomena of collective mental contagion and mass hysteria. She lives, teaches, and practices psychoanalysis in Berlin.