AUSTRIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2024 - CALL FOR PROPOSALS: AUSTRIA WITHIN EUROPE: In Cultural History and Today/From the Habsburg Empire to the European Union
APRIL 11 – 14, 2024
WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY, West Chester, Pennsylvania
In collaboration with the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
This conference is dedicated to the scholarly examination of historical, political, literary, and cinematic approaches to examining Austria’s place within Europe.
The period focus of the conference stretches from the Renaissance Habsburg Empire to the present-day Second Republic of Austria within the European Union. Paper proposals may also examine Austria in conjunction with other European countries and especially former territories of the historic Habsburg Empire. Presentations that examine Austria within Europe through life-stories, multilingualism, migration, LGBTQ+ identity, and notions of home are especially welcome. Proposals/Panels on the pedagogy of teaching Austrian Studies are also encouraged.
The primary conference languages are English, and German.