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CFP: Nineteenth Annual Czech & Slovak Studies Workshop

The Nineteenth Annual Czech & Slovak Studies Workshop will be held at UT-Austin on April 5-6, 2019. The program committee welcomes papers on Czech and Slovak topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. In the past our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have been: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, sociology, and theater. New work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format. Each speaker is typically allotted a 50-minute slot divided between a presentation and active discussion. Junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate.

Apply now: Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures

300 word abstracts of individual papers (including keywords and a bio-note of 100 words) or panel proposals (including 300 word description of the panel, keywords, bio-note(s) of the convenors, paper topics and university affiliations of all speakers) addressing one or more above issues should be submitted by 1 March 2019 to the following e-mail address: The notices of paper or panel acceptance will be e-mailed and further information about the venue, registration, accommodation and logistics will be publicized by 1 June 2019.
The Translated Jew. German Jewish Culture outside the Margins

The Translated Jew. German Jewish Culture outside the Margins

The Translated Jew brings together an eclectic set of literary and visual texts to reimagine the transnational potential for German Jewish culture in the twenty-first century. Departing from scholarship that has located the German Jewish text as an object that can be defined geographically and historically, Leslie Morris challenges national literary historiography and redraws the maps by which transnational Jewish culture and identity must be read.

Now Accepting Applications for the CAS Dissertation Prize

The Center for Austrian Studies will hold a competition for the 2019 Center for Austrian Studies Dissertation Prize. The purpose of this competition is to encourage North American scholars in the full range of academic disciplines to do research in the field of Austrian, Habsburg, and post-Habsburg studies. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2019. The winners will be announced at the GSA meeting in September 2019.

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