Past Special Conferences and Symposia

Conferences and symposia of the GAAS and cooperating institutions

 

 

Postgraduate Forum (PGF) of the GAAS 2017:

Shifting Paradigms in the Age of Trump? Current Perspectives on Doing American Studies

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, November 9-11

Conference Team: Florian Gabriel, Helen Gibson, Anne Potjans, Simon Rienäcker, and Jiann-Chyng Tu

Please find all information on the PGF 2017 homepage: https://pgf2017.com/

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“One Nation Under God? Values and Faith in the Age of Polarization”

Annual Conference of political scientists in the German Association for American Studies

PfalzAkademie Lambrecht, November 10-12, 2017

Organization: Michael Dreyer (Jena), Matthias Enders (Jena) and David Sirakov (Kaiserslautern)

Please find the Call for Papers here.

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Diversity and/in the GAAS

in cooperation with the Bavarian American Academy at the Amerikahaus in Munich, October 20-21, 2017

Please find the Conference Program here: 2017-10 Program Diversity in and the GAAS at the Amerikahaus in Munich

 

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The United States and World War I: Perspectives and Legacies

39th Annual Conference of the Historians in the DGFA/GAAS
(Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien/German Association for American Studies)
Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA), February 10-12, 2017

Please feel free to download the program and conference report.

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The Environment and Human Migration: Rethinking the Politics of Poetry

University of Bamberg, November 25-26, 2016

Please find the conference report here and further information on the website.

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Balancing the Scales. The United States in an Age of Inequality

John F. Kennedy Institute, FU Berlin, and Bundespresseamt, Berlin, November 10-12, 2016

Please find further information on the website and please feel free download the flyer.

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Production – Genres – Encounters – Negotiations

University of Passau, October 27-29, 2016

Please find further information on the website.

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Post Graduate Forum (PGF) October 6-8, 2016, University of Hamburg

Mariya Nikolova, Samira Spatzek, Paula von Gleich (Bremen)

Marius Henderson, Jasmin Humburg, Julia Lange (Hamburg)

Further information can be found on the homepage of the PGF

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Auto/Biographies in American History, 5.2.-7.2.2016, Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing, organized by Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat (University of Regensburg)

Annual Conference of the Historians in the DGfA

Please feel free to download the program and further information.

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Post Graduate Forum (PGF) November 6 – 8, 2015, University of Bamberg

Judith Rauscher, Theresa Roth, Mareike Spychala, Laura Oehme

Further information can be found on the homepage of the PGF

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Perilous Passages: The Birth of Risk in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

International Conference, October 23-24, 2015, organized by Jeanne Cortiel and Karin Hoepker

Please feel free to download the program and further information.

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Histories of American Foodways, 13 Feb. 2015 – 15 Feb. 2015, Augustinerkloster, Erfurt, organized by Nina Mackert, MA (Erfurt University) and Prof. Dr. Jürgen Martschukat (Erfurt University)

Annual Conference of the Historians in the German Association of American Studies 2015

Please feel free to download the program and further information.

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Post Graduate Forum (PGF) October 17.-19. 2014

Diane Bélisle-Wolf, Melanie Hanslik, Xiuming He, Caroline Heller, Nicole Poppenhagen, Nele Sawallisch  (Mainz)

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Conservatism in the United States November 14. – 15. 2014

Michael Dreyer (Jena), Matthias Enders (Jena), David Sirakov (Kaiserslautern) Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz e.V.

Further information can be found on the homepage of the Atlantische Akademie Rheinland Pfalz e.V.

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“The Futures of Black Studies – Historicity, Objectives and Methodologies, Ethics”

Conference in Bremen, 24-26 April 2014, organized by Sabine Broeck, Carsten Junker, and Marie Löffler.

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Military, Security, and Use of Force in U.S. History

Annual Conference of the Historians, German Association of American Studies

Date: February 21-23, 2014
Venue: Akademie für politische Bildung, Tutzing

Please feel free to download the program and further information.

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The United States in Crisis? Democracy, Politics, Policy, and Political Institutions in an Age of Uncertainty and Risk
(The Annual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the German Society for American Studies)
PfalzAkademie, Lambrecht

November 8 – 10, 2013

Please find the call for papers and further information on our website.

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Cultures of Obsolescence in North America: Aesthetics, Materiality, History Culture / America as Network
University Göttingen
Prof. Dr. Bärbel Tischleder and Dr. des. Emily Petermann

June 27 – 30, 2013

Die Konferenz nimmt Phänomene, Diskurse und Narrative von Obsoleszenz in Nordamerika in den Blick, die aus verschiedenen fachlichen Perspektiven beleuchtet und in ihren kulturellen, historischen, theoretischen, sozioökonomischen und materiellen Dimensionen diskutiert werden.
Die einzelnen Beiträge widmen sich der Frage nach der historischen Bedeutung und kulturellen Dynamik des Veraltens und Obsoleten im Kontext von Literatur, Architektur, Kunst, Photographie und Mediengeschichte.

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