Deadline: January 11, 2016

All members of the association and those interested are invited to submit paper proposals for the 2016 Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies “The United States and the Question of Rights“.

The  2016  convention  will  attempt  to  tackle  the  question  of  rights  in  the  context  of  U.S.-American  politics,  society,  history,  and  culture  from  the  diverse  angles  of  literary  and  cultural  studies,  media studies,  the  arts,  history,  political  science,  sociology,  economics,  and  legal  studies.

For further information on the general topic and the venue please consult the DGfA homepage

Please send your paper proposals directly to the workshop organizers listed below. Each workhop will have six slots for presentations. A minimum of two presentations have been submitted in advance and will appear in the workshop descriptions below. The deadline for further submissions is January 11, 2016.

Speakers at the conference must be members of the Association or of one of its international sister organizations in American Studies. It is not necessary to become a member until the paper proposal has been accepted.

Please find the list of workshops here .