Journal Of Austrian Studies Graduate Student Essay Prize Winner

The Austrian Studies Association is pleased to announce the winner of the annual Journal of Austrian Studies Graduate Student Essay Prize.
This year’s theme was “(Un-) Making the Human: Explorations of an Embattled Category in the Austrian Context.”
The prize goes to Christian Schuetz (Washington University in St. Louis) for his essay “Assimilation as Abjection: Subjectivity Formation and Self-Fetishization Against the Anthropological Difference in Franz Kafka’s ‘Ein Bericht für eine Akademie.’”
Mr. Schuetz will receive $250 and his essay will appear in the Journal of Austrian Studies. He will also receive a year’s membership in the Austrian Studies Association, which includes a subscription to the Journal of Austrian Studies.
Please watch for the 2023 prize theme to be announced at the annual conference of the Austrian Studies Association, April 14-16, 2023, at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Graduate students and those who have received their Ph.D. no earlier than 2021 and who do not currently hold a tenure-track or permanent faculty position are invited to submit an essay for consideration.