We would like to announce the Fourth Undergraduate Research Conference in German Studies on Saturday, April 12, 2014. This academic year the conference, co-organized by Lafayette College and Moravian College, will take place at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.
This conference will give students the opportunity to present their research in all German-related fields, including but not limited to the study of German literature, film and culture, art history, music, philosophy, history and politics.
Format: we consider proposals for research papers and posters.
Papers and posters can be presented in either German or English.
Paper presentations may not exceed 15 minutes (2000 to 2500 words).
Posters should include a thesis statement, short reference to literature and primary materials, a discussion of the methodology and results.
Please send your proposal of 250-300 words to Axel Hildebrandt [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> by December 15, 2013.
The proposal should include: The title of the paper or poster, concise thesis statement, short list of primary and secondary sources (bibliography), anticipated findings.
The program committee will notify accepted applicants by January 19, 2014. For more information and updates, please contact Axel Hildebrandt at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> and the conference website:http://home.moravian.edu/public/conferences/germanStudies/
Axel Hildebrandt, Assistant Professor of German, Moravian College
Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger, Professor of German, Lafayette College
Heikki Lempa, Associate Professor of History, Moravian College
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor: Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://grs.missouri.edu/resources/gerlistserv.html