Recent Discussions

CFP: German Studies Association 2018 Panel: WorldCity Berlin: Arts and Politics of Culture, Pittsburgh, 27-30 September 2018 (Deadline: 8 February 2018)

 

 

Type: Call for Papers

Date: February 8, 2018

Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Subject Fields: 

Berlin/German and Berlin History / Arts, Culture, Spectacle/Migration, Globalization/Post-national, Post-migration, Cosmopolitan Society/

42nd Annual Conference of the German Studies Association September 27-30, 2018 | Pittsburgh, PA

 

Call for Papers - GSA 2018 Panel: WorldCity Berlin: Arts and Politics of Culture

Submission deadline: February 1st, 2018

 

CFP: REMINDER: GSA 2018 - Authenticity and Artifice in German Visual Culture

 

CFP: GSA 2018 - Authenticity and Artifice in German Visual Culture

Deadline January 29th

For the 2018 Annual Conference of the German Studies Association (September 27th - September 30th in Pittsburgh, PA), the Visual Culture Network invites paper proposals on the role of authenticity and artifice in German visual culture.

CFP: Reminder - The Re-embodied Body: New discussions on the body in German culture (GSA 2018, Pittsburgh, PA - Deadline Feb. 1st, 2018)

42nd Annual Conference of the German Studies Association
September 27-30, 2018 | Pittsburgh, PA


CfP GSA 2018 Panel: The Re-embodied Body: New discussions on the body in German culture
Submission deadline: February 1st, 2018

ANN: GSA Prize for the Best Essay in German Studies by a Graduate Student

The GSA Prize for the Best Essay in German Studies by a Graduate Student

This prize is awarded to the best unpublished, article-length manuscript written by a graduate student during the previous year. Manuscripts may be submitted in English or German, and must not have been published in any form or have been accepted for publication.

CFP: **Deadline Extended** Religious Migration / Religion and Migration - GSA, Forty-First Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27-30, 2018

The Religious Cultures Network is pleased to announce the following call for papers for sessions at the GSA, Forty-First Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27-30, 2018

CFP: GSA Comics Studies Network - 9/27-9/30/18 - Pittsburgh, PA

GSA Comics Studies Network Calls for Papers

GSA 2018   Pittsburgh, PA

The nascent GSA Comics Studies Network is organizing panels for the 2018 Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, September 27-30 in Pittsburgh, PA. We invite proposals for papers on the following topics:

 

The German Graphic Novel – Diversity and Inclusion

ConfRPT: “Nerves and War. Experiences of Psychological Mobilisation and Suffering in Germany 1900-1933”

Conference Report

“Nerves and War. Experiences of Psychological Mobilisation and Suffering in Germany 1900-1933”

(International Conference, Freie Universität Berlin, 12 – 13.10.2017)

written by Beate Winzer, M.A., Freie Universität Berlin, translated by Brier Field, Freie Universität Berlin

 

ANN: German History in Documents and Images (GHDI): Follow Up Teaching Survey

From recent survey research, we know that several hundred educators are using German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) in a variety of courses in German history, German studies, and other disciplines.

We are now interested in gathering targeted feedback on how GHDI and its sources fit into your teaching and would like to hear your ideas about specific resources we could offer to enhance its usefulness for professors and other teachers.

ANN: Symposium: The Arts of Democratization, April 5-7, 2018

The Department of Germanic Languages at Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce the 24th Biennial St. Louis Symposium on German Literature and Culture, “The Arts of Democratization: Styling Political Sensibilities in Postwar West Germany,” to take place April 5-7, 2018. The event is co-organized by Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Caroline A. Kita.

https://sites.wustl.edu/theartsofdemocratization/

ANN: The GSA Prize for the Best Essay in German Studies by a Graduate Student

The GSA Prize for the Best Essay in German Studies by a Graduate Student

This prize is awarded to the best unpublished, article-length manuscript written by a graduate student during the previous year. Manuscripts may be submitted in English or German, and must not have been published in any form or have been accepted for publication.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Leighton S. James
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Billinger, Jr.

Billinger, Jr. on James, 'Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe'


Leighton S. James. Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe. War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan. xiii + 281 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-24917-2.

Reviewed by Robert D. Billinger, Jr. (Wingate University)
Published on H-German (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Ronny Loewy, Katharina Rauschenberger
Reviewer: 
Margrit Frolich

Frolich on Loewy and Rauschenberger, '"Der Letzte der Ungerechten": Der "Judenälteste" Benjamin Murmelstein in Filmen 1942-1975'


Ronny Loewy, Katharina Rauschenberger. "Der Letzte der Ungerechten": Der "Judenälteste" Benjamin Murmelstein in Filmen 1942-1975. Wissenschaftliche Reihe des Fritz Bauer Instituts Series. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2011. 208 pp. EUR 24.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-39491-6.

Reviewed by Margrit Frolich (University of California San Diego)
Published on H-German (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

"Der Letzte der Ungerechten"

Author: 
Lewis H. Siegelbaum, ed.
Reviewer: 
Zachary Doleshal

Doleshal on Siegelbaum, 'The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc'


Lewis H. Siegelbaum, ed. The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. vii + 242 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4991-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7738-6.

Reviewed by Zachary Doleshal (Sam Houston State University)
Published on H-German (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Ulrike Weckel
Reviewer: 
Steven R. Cerf

Cerf on Weckel, 'Beschämende Bilder: Deutsche Reaktionen auf alliierte Dokumentarfilme über befreite Konzentrationslager'


Ulrike Weckel. Beschämende Bilder: Deutsche Reaktionen auf alliierte Dokumentarfilme über befreite Konzentrationslager. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 672 pp. EUR 76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-10113-4.

Reviewed by Steven R. Cerf (Bowdoin College)
Published on H-German (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Adam Kożuchowski
Reviewer: 
John Fahey

Fahey on Kożuchowski, 'The Afterlife of Austria-Hungary: The Image of the Habsburg Monarchy in Interwar Europe'


Adam Kożuchowski. The Afterlife of Austria-Hungary: The Image of the Habsburg Monarchy in Interwar Europe. Russian and East European Studies Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. 232 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6265-6.

Reviewed by John Fahey (Purdue University)
Published on H-German (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Finding Meaning in Austria-Hungary’s Postmortem

Author: 
Hartmut Berghoff, Jürgen Kocka, Dieter Ziegler, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen J. Silvia

Silvia on Berghoff and Kocka and Ziegler, 'Business in the Age of Extremes: Essays in Modern German and Austrian Economic History'


Hartmut Berghoff, Jürgen Kocka, Dieter Ziegler, eds. Business in the Age of Extremes: Essays in Modern German and Austrian Economic History. Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. ix + 249 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01695-8.

Reviewed by Stephen J. Silvia (American University)
Published on H-German (January, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Pamela E. Swett
Reviewer: 
Janet M. C. Walmsley

Walmsley on Swett, 'Selling under the Swastika: Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany'


Pamela E. Swett. Selling under the Swastika: Advertising and Commercial Culture in Nazi Germany. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 361 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7355-3; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8047-8883-0.

Reviewed by Janet M. C. Walmsley (George Mason University)
Published on H-German (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

How to Sell in the Hardest of Times

Author: 
Laura Heins
Reviewer: 
Anjeana Hans

Hans on Heins, 'Nazi Film Melodrama'


Laura Heins. Nazi Film Melodrama. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. 256 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07935-1.

Reviewed by Anjeana Hans (Wellesley College)
Published on H-German (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Women in Nazi Film: Transgressing Morality as an Ideological Tool

Author: 
Willy Cohn, Norbert Conrads, ed.
Reviewer: 
Teresa Walch

Walch on Cohn and Conrads, 'No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941'


Willy Cohn, Norbert Conrads, ed. No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941. Trans. Kenneth Kronenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 440 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7324-9.

Reviewed by Teresa Walch (University of California San Diego)
Published on H-German (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Willy Cohn’s Diaries: An Account of Jewish Life in Breslau, 1933-1941

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