XII German Film Institute

“Circa 1968”

New Approaches to Young German Film and the Legacies of the Sixties

Anton Kaes & Eric Rentschler, Directors

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

August 10-16, 2008

The Twelfth German Film Institute will be held August 10-16, 2008 at  
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This summer’s Institute will  
be devoted to German film in its national and international contexts  
around 1968.

As in its past installments, the German Film Institute will consist  
of screenings (in many cases of 16mm and 35mm films from archival  
sources), seminars, and group workshops. The event is structured to  
maximize interactive exchange. A substantial amount of time is  
devoted to close analysis of exemplary sequences as well as to  
intensive discussions that seek to situate the films within pertinent  
theoretical, analytical, and comparative perspectives. Elaborate pre- 
circulated bibliographies will assist participants in their  
preparations; handouts on a host of related topics during the  
institute will complement the reading materials.

It is the responsibility of invited participants to secure their own  
travel arrangements. Lodging will be available at University rates in  
single or double occupancy rooms at the Cambridge House on campus;  
alternately, participants may arrange for their own accommodations.

The Institute is designed for scholars with substantial research  
interests in German cinema. Applicants are requested to submit (1) a  
brief statement outlining their previous work on German cinema; (2) a  
list of relevant publications; and (3) a current CV. Applicants will  
be notified by the end of April.

By April 11, 2008 please submit application materials in the form of  
email attachments to

Johannes von Moltke

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

3110 MLB

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1275

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The German Film Institute is sponsored by the German Academic  
Exchange Service (DAAD), the Department of Germanic Languages and  
Literatures, the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, the  
International Institute, the Rackham Graduate School, and the  
Institute for the Humanities.
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Megan McKinstry
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
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