GERMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION: CALL FOR SEMINAR PROPOSALS

October 24, 2019

The 44th German Studies Association Conference in Washington, D.C., from October 1-4, 2020 will continue to host a series of seminars in addition to conference sessions and roundtables (for general conference information see https://www.thegsa.org/conference).

 

Seminars meet for all three days of the conference. They explore new avenues of academic exchange and foster extended discussion, rigorous intellectual debate, and intensified networking. Seminars are typically proposed and led by two to three conveners (in special cases, there may be four conveners) and must consist of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 participants, including the conveners themselves and any auditors. Conveners are expected to make every effort to aim for broad diversity and include scholars from different disciplines and at different career stages, including graduate students. Seminars may enable extended discussion of a recent academic publication; the exploration of a promising new research topic; engagement with pre-circulated papers; an opportunity to debate the work of scholars with different approaches; the coming together of scholars seeking to develop an anthology; or the in-depth discussion of a political or public policy issue, novel, film, poem, musical piece, painting, or other artwork. Conveners are strongly encouraged to structure their seminars around creative and engaging forms of intellectual exchange; lengthy individual presentations are discouraged as they imitate “traditional” panels and may hamper discussion, collaboration, and innovative thinking.

 

Read more here: https://www.thegsa.org/blog/call-seminar-proposals-2020

Please reload

Our Recent Posts

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended the deadline of our call for papers for the DBSECS (Werkgroep 18e Eeuw) conference to 15 May 2020. DBSE...

CFP Deadline Extended to 5/31: Making Sense of Finance in the Long Eighteenth Century

April 1, 2020

JHUP ANNOUNCES FREE ACCESS TO ITS JOURNALS AND BOOKS ON PROJECT MUSE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

1,400 books and 97 journals will be accessible for free for...

JHUP ANNOUNCES FREE ACCESS TO ITS JOURNALS AND BOOKS ON PROJECT MUSE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

April 1, 2020

The ASECS Executive Board has approved the following changes to the Program Selection Process for the Society’s Annual Meeting, beginning with the pro...

Reforms to the ASECS Annual Meeting Program Committee

March 30, 2020

1/1
Please reload

Tags

716-878-3405

1300 Elmwood Ave, KH213
Buffalo, NY 14222
USA

©2019 BY AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES. PROUDLY CREATED WITH WIX.COM