Excellent early career scholars may apply for partial funding (650 Euros) for the Salzburg Global Seminar on “Democracy on the Front Lines: Polarization, Culture and Resilience in America and the World.” The event will take place from 3-7 November 2022. Applications can be submitted by 1 August 2022. Democratic systems…
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Recent years have seen a re-politicization of the US public sphere and dominant discourses. The upcoming annual conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS) seeks to explore narrative frames at the core of such processes. Titled “Narrative, Environment, Social Justice,” it takes place on 21-23 October 2022 at…
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 was at the core of the 48th annual conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies. The conference took 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.
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.
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
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.
Space Oddities: Difference and Identity in the American City is the latest volume of the book series American Studies in Austria. The book was edited by Stefan L. Brandt and Michale Fuchs.
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.
From November 6-8, 2015, the 42nd annual conference of the AAAS took place in Graz. The topic of the international conference was “Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America.”
From November 9-10, 2012, an international conference by the Austrian Association for American Studies and the Swiss Association for North American Studies explored “Cultures in Conflict / Conflicting Cultures.” The event was hosted at the University of Zurich.
“The Visual Culture of Modernism” was the topic of a Conference by the Austrian Association for American Studies and the Swiss Association for North American Studies. The event took place on November 12-14, 2010, at the University of Innsbruck.
The participants of the 34th AAAS conference explored the topic “American Studies in Austria.” The event took place on October 22-25, 2007, at the Exerzitienhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern in Graz. It was organized by Hanna Wallinger and Dorothea Steiner from the University of Salzburg.