Every year, National History Day holds a nationwide competition for historical projects by students in middle and high schools. In the state competition, the Center for Austrian Studies supports students’ efforts by annually awarding two $100 prizes (junior and senior divisions) to outstanding projects with an Austrian or Central European focus.
In Fall 2018, University of Minnesota graduate student, James Gresock, sat down with Mary Lindemann to discuss her work on "The Ecological and Environmental Consequences of the Thirty Years’ War," as outgoing president of GSA, and incoming president of AHA.
The 38th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) is coming in just a couple weeks from April 4th through April 20th. MSPIFF is the largest spring arts event in our region, and one of the longest running international film festivals in the country. It premieres more than 250 of the best new international independent films from 70+ countries for our audience of some 50,000 invested attendees, bringing the world to your doorstep every April. The following are just a few of the many films featured in the lineup, and are some of the films of interest to Central Europe and Austria. The full schedule and lineup is currently available at MSP Film Society.
The following is an article written by University of Minnesota professor, Catherine Guisan analyzing Robert Menasse’s book, Die Hauptstadt, and will be featured in our Austrian Studies Newsmagazine coming out later this spring.