Category archives for Austrian Cultural Studies

Call for Application: The Botstiber Foundation for Austrian-American Studies invites applications for fellowship (deadline: 31 March, 2015)

Fellowship Application Guidelines 2015 The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) is accepting applications for the Botstiber Fellowship in Austrian-American Studies. The fellowship will be awarded to a scholar or professional who seeks funds for a project that promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States. A grant of up […]

Anton Kuh – A monocle-wearing Bohemian

By Isabella Ferron I would like to join the Austrian Forum with a short article about the Austrian author, journalist and essayist, descending from a highly assimilated Jewish family originated from Prague, Anton Kuh (Vienna 1890-1941 New York). Anton Kuh, as I hope to show, was not only a very unique writer but also a […]

Let’s talk about “Da grosse Grobn” (H.C. Artmann’s Asterix versions) or “Alte Meister” by Mahler: CfC: Comics and Translations (New Readings, 10 Nov 2014)

This is a call for contributions after the heart of every comics fan, especially the fans of Hans Carl Artmann’s Viennese dialect version of Asterix or Nicolas Mahler’s rendition of Thomas Bernhard’s “Alte Meister” (a translation in more than one sense). FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE SEE THE CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS by Tilmann Alternberg (a.o.) BELOW. COMICS AND […]

CfP: “ES GEHT UNS GUT” – Recent Trends in (Re)writing the Past in Austrian Literature since 2000 (27 November, 2014, IMLR London)

Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature, London at the Institute of Modern Languages Research    CALL FOR PAPERS: ‚ES GEHT UNS GUT‘ – Recent Trends in (Re)writing the Past in Austrian Literature since 2000     A one-day conference at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London Thursday, 27 November, 2014   Organizer: Heide Kunzelmann (Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for […]

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 […]

CfP: Austria and Canada Cultural Relations (International Conference)

Austria & Canada: Cultural Relations (International Conference)Time: Oct. 10-11, 2014Location: University of Vienna, Austria (Alte Kapelle, Campus)Host: Verein Neugermanistik (Vienna)  /  University of ViennaIn co-operation with: Embassy of Canada (Vienna) / Centre for CanadianStudies (U. of Vienna)Organizer: Marc-Oliver Schuster (U. of Vienna), Nicole Perry (U. of Vienna/ Canada)Guest speaker: Joseph Eliot Magnet (Faculty of Law, U. […]

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 […]

CfP: A Storybook Homecoming? Remigration in Context (Vienna, 19-21 February 2015)

A Storybook Homecoming? Remigration in Context Symposium at the University of Vienna, Department of German Studies, and the Vienna City Library 19–21 February 2015   Call for papers   The Austrian critic and author Hans Weigel called his return to Austria after his exile in Switzerland in autumn of 1945 a „storybook-homecoming“. He quickly gained […]

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 […]

New Austrian Films at the ICA: Wednesday 4 December, 18.30

Join the Department of German, King’s College London for the UK premiere of two new Austrian films, Blackstory and Stillleben at the ICA on Wednesday 4 December 2013 from 18.30. Released in 2012, Christoph & Stefan Brunners’ short BlackStory and Sebastian Meise’s prize-winning feature Stillleben form provocative engagements with issues of repression, sexuality and violence. […]

What Has Austrian Economics to Do with Literature? – David Gordon – Mises Daily

David Gordon reviews Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture • Edited by Paul A. Cantor and Stephen Cox • Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2009, in the light of Austrian Economics: “The contributors to this outstanding collection of essays propose a revolution in literary criticism — a revolution, moreover, that has as […]

Call for Contributions (deadline 1 Oct 2013): Everyday Life in Emigration: Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Vol. 16

Call for Contributions Everyday Life in Emigration: Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Volume 16 a peer-reviewed journal published by Rodopi Proposals for contributions are requested on the subject of everyday life in emigration, for vol. 16 of the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, […]

CfP – deadline 15 Sept: 1914: Preludes and Echoes / Auftakt und Widerhall (6-9 February 2014, Austin, Texas)

Call for Papers Annual Conference of the Austrian Studies Association   1914: Preludes and Echoes / Auftakt und Widerhall 6-9 February 2014 Austin, Texas AT&T Conference Center U of Texas at Austin   Abstracts due: 15 September 2013   Acceptances by: 1 October 2013 2014asaconference@gmail.com Organizer:  Katherine Arens, U of Texas at Austin Conference website […]

CfP for Viennese Conference on German speaking Literature of the Cold War 1947-1968

Our colleagues at the University of Vienna, Michael Rohrwasser and Günther Stocker,  have issued a Call for Papers that relates to a period in Austrian Cultural and Literary history which had not been addressed in such an explicit way over many decades. Now that Post-War times are more than 60 years in the past and Austria’s role in […]

Call for papers for the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies: ” EVERYDAY LIFE IN EMIGRATION”

INSTITUTE OF GERMANIC & ROMANCE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies CALL FOR PAPERS Everyday Life in Emigration Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies Volume 16 Proposals for contributions are requested on the subject of everyday life in emigration, for volume 16 of the […]

ACF Book launch: Roman Elegy by Sabine Gruber

For everybody interested in New Austrian Literature: this week, the English translation of Sabine Gruber’s “Roman Elegy” was launched at the Austrian Cultural Forum London:  Tuesday 16 April, 7pm 2013 A compelling tale of lost love, hatred, and reconciliation, during some of the darkest periods of European history. From Rome in the fascist 1940s, to the […]

Austrian Cultural and Literature Studies-events this February in London at the Austrian Cultural Forum and the LSE: From “Habsburg’s Imperial Symbolism” to the Catwalk

TODAY, Wednesday 20 February 2013, 6.30pm London School of Economics and Political Science In cooperation with the London School of Economics the Annual Austrian History Lecture aims to broaden the understanding of the complexities of Austria’s rich and multifaceted history. This year’s lecture entitled History reconfigured: Habsburg’s Imperial Symbolism and regional identities in the Visual […]

NEW SERVICE – austrianresearchuk Profiles. Sample profile: Dr Heide Kunzelmann (University of Kent and SAS, University of London)

DEAR COLLEAGUE & (FUTURE) AUSTRIANRESEARCHUK-USER: This is a suggestion for a short research profile on austrianresearchuk. There’s no need to write long paragraphs about your research, neither do you have to add  lists of publications or of titles of your contributions to conferences and lectures. Remember: This initiative is meant to give others an idea of who you are, […]