CFP: DEFA Summer Film Institute 2023, Amherst (10.02.23)



Dear Colleagues,

We are cordially inviting you to apply to our next Summer Film Institute!

Call for Applications

Hidden Figures: Blackness and Black Experiences in East Germany 

11th Biennial Summer Film Institute – June 11-17, 2023

DEFA Film Library

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

NEW Prize for Best Graduate Student Essay on East German Cinema

This annual prize, created in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the DEFA Film Studios, will be awarded for the best graduate student paper on East German cinema submitted for consideration. The prize is accompanied by a cash award of $500 from the Founder’s Fund for Student Researchers, which was established in honor of the DEFA Film Library’s founding director, UMass Professor Emeritus Barton Byg, to help support research into East German cinema. 

CFA: Ph.D/M.A. in German Studies (UMass Amherst). Fellowship available (begin Aug. 24 ,2019) DEFA/ Exile / Film Studies / German-Jewish /Turkish-German / Yiddish

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One position is available for an M.A. or Ph.D. student in German Studies at UMass Amherst, to begin August 24, 2019.

Students receive a multi-year funding package in the form of a TAship (full tuition credit plus health insurance and an annual stipend of approximately USD 23,000).

Our research specializations within German Studies include: DEFA; Exile/Refugee Studies; Film Studies; German-Jewish; Turkish-German; Yiddish.

ANN: Associate or Full Professor of German Film & media/DEFA Film Library Academic Director

Job announcement: Associate or Full Professor of German Film & media/DEFA Film Library Academic Director

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Associate or Full Professor - German film & media/DEFA
Job no: 495732
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Languages Literat. & Cultures
Union: MSP
Categories: Faculty
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