Category archives for Austria & Film

‘Darkest Austria’ goes where ‘No Black Man has Set Foot Before’ – a follow up to “Das Fest des Huhns”

“DARKEST AUSTRIA” (1994), the follow up to Walter Wippersberg’s fantastic mockumentary “Das Fest des Huhns” from 1992 makes it onto the website of  the Californian Centre for the Research of Globalisation: Hilarious Political Satire: ‘Darkest Austria’ goes where ‘No Black Man has Set Foot Before’. Putting the foreign gaze in the centre  for humorous effect is […]

CFP: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film and Culture, University of Nottingham, 13-15 April 2015

CFP: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film and Culture, University of Nottingham, 13-15 April 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film and Culture International Conference University of Nottingham (UK) 13-15 April 2015     Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Allyson Fiddler (University of Lancaster) Professor Jonathan Long (University of Durham) Professor Dagmar C. G. Lorenz (University of […]

Austrian Studies Association CfP: Crossing Borders – Blurring Borders

Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Austrian Studies Association (2015)   Crossing Borders—Blurring Borders Grenzen überqueren—Grenzen verwischen   University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan March 26-29, 2015   In her novel Engel des Vergessens Maja Haderlap writes of crossing the border from Carinthia into Slovenia,“Das Überschreiten der Grenze ist hier kein natürlicher Vorgang, es ist […]

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Studies in the UK

The Anglo-Austrian Society proposes to make a further award for doctoral study, funded from the Otto Harpner Fund and the Angela Krosik Bequest, to a British or Austrian citizen from September 2014. The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria. The award may be used for tuition fees or maintenance, or […]

CfP: 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies (3-4 July, 2014; 2nd call)

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE FOR AUSTRIAN LITERATURE at the INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCH (IMLR), UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 2ND CALL FOR PAPERS WITH NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 20 MARCH 2014 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference on Current Research in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies WEDNESDAY, 3 AND THURSDAY, 4 JULY 2014 Venue: IMLR, Senate House, Malet […]

Call for Articles: Austrian Studies 23 (2015): Translation Austria

Call for Papers Austrian Studies 23 (2015): Translation Austria Foreign cultural influences, often communicated by way of translation, had an enormous impact on Austrian culture and often provided the catalyst for innovation. Conversely, Austrian literature, from Salten’s Bambi to Eva Menasse, has enjoyed considerable international success in translation. For the 2015 issue of Austrian Studies, […]

CONF: New Neighbours in german, Austrian and Swiss Literature, Film and Discourse

  New Neighbours in German, Austrian and Swiss Literature, Film and Discourse An interdisciplinary conference at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London in cooperation with the Centre for Irish-German Studies, University of Limerick 28 and 29 April 2014 From the CfP: At this point in history after the recent European retreat […]