Call for Papers




            The German Studies Association (GSA) will hold its Thirty-Sixth Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 4-7, 2012.

            The Program Committee cordially invites proposals on any aspect of German, Austrian, or Swiss studies, including (but not limited to) history, Germanistik, film, art history, political science, anthropology, musicology, religious studies, sociology, and cultural studies. Proposals for entire sessions and for interdisciplinary presentations are strongly encouraged.  Individual paper proposals and offers to serve as session moderators or commentators are also welcome.  Programs of past GSA conferences may be viewed at the GSA website (       

            Please see the GSA website for information about the submission process, which opens on January 5, 2012.  ALL proposals must be submitted online; paper forms are not used.  The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2012. Please note that presenters must be members of the German Studies Association. Information on membership is available on the GSA website (

            For more information, visit the GSA website or contact members of the 2012 Program Committee:


Jared Poley, Program Director, Georgia State University (jpoley[a]


Rolf J. Goebel, Interdisciplinary, University of Alabama in Huntsville (goebelr[a]


Ray Canoy, Diachronic, University of Oklahoma (jcanoy[a]


Jesse Spohnholz, Medieval/Early Modern/Pre-1800 (all fields), Washington State University (spohnhoj[a]


Margaret Eleanor Menninger, 19th Century (all fields), Texas State University--San Marcos (mm48[a]


Randall Halle, 20th/21st-Century Germanistik/Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh (rhalle[a]


Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey, 20th-/21st Century Germanistik/Culture Studies, State University of New York, Binghamton (majer.osickey[a]


Dolores Augustine, 20th/21st-Century History, St. John's University, New York (augustid[a]


Jonathan Wiesen, 20th/21st-Century History, Southern Illinois University (jwiesen[a]


Jonathan R. Olsen, Political Science, University of Wisconsin—Parkside (olsenj[a]

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