Fulbright Austria is pleased to announce that it will grant an annual award for the best thesis in American studies. This award is based on an annual competition managed by the Austrian Association for American Studies. The Fulbright Prize is a means of acknowledging the enduring importance of American Studies…
How can we take stock of "the digital" within the context of American Studies? This question is at the core of the 48th annual conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies. The conference takes place in October 2021, for an extended period online as well as on-site in Graz…
The cutting-edge yet under-theorized topic of vulnerability in American Studies was at the core of discussions at the 47th annual conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies. The conference took place virtually from October 30-31, 2020, and was hosted by the University of Graz. (more…)
The Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS) stands with the protest around the globe in demanding an end to racism and institutionalized violence against people of color. The horrific killing of George Floyd on 25 May 2020 – and every death before and after – compels us to speak out…
"Mediating Mountains" was the topic of the 46th annual conference of the Austrian Associataion for American Studies (AAAS). It took place from November 22-24, 2019, at the University of Innsbruck. (more…)
In August 2018, the Federation of Austrian Scientific Societies (VWGÖ) has published an open letter to President Alexander Van der Bellen, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache (more…)
The 45th AAAS conference will take place from November 16-18, 2018, in Vienna. The conference will explore "American Im/Mobilities." Scholars interested in presenting a paper can submit their proposals until May 15, 2018. (more…)
In 2017, the 44th annual conference of the Austrian Association for American studies explored "The Changing Nature of American Studies." The conference took place on November 3-5, at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg. (more…)
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