Past Conferences

2023

Easton, PA

Topic: “Reimagining Space, Place, and Belonging in Austrian History, Politics, Literature, And Film”

Meet the 2023 ASA Attendees Video

2022

New Orleans

Topic: “War and Democracy in Austrian History and Culture”


2021

Poznan

Topic: “Nationale und postnationale Perspektiven in/aus/auf Österreich”


2020 (postponed due to COVID-19)

Poznan

Topic: “Nationale und postnationale Perspektiven in/aus/auf Österreich”

Program (of the postponed 2020 conference)


2019

Bowling Green
Topic: “Austria in Europe: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Migration, Immigration, & Integration”


2018

Burlington
Topic: “Austria and the East”


2017

Chicago
Topic: “Inter-Texts: Correspondences, Connections, and Fissures in Austrian Culture”


2016

Vienna
Topic: “Österreich – USA: Künstlerischer und interkultureller Dialog”


2015

Dearborn
Topic: “Crossing Borders – Blurring Borders / Grenzen überqueren – Grenzen verwischen”


2014

Austin
Topic: “1914: Preludes and Echoes / Auftakt und Widerhall”


2013

Waterloo, Canada
Topic: “Glaubenssysteme”


2012

Long Beach
Topic: “Global Austria”


2011

Washington, PA
Topic: “Jews and/or Jewish Austrians in Modern Austrian Literature and Culture”


2010

Wien
Topic: “Überkreuzungen: Verhandlungen kultureller, ethnischer, religiöser und geschlechtlicher Identitäten in österreichischer Literatur und Kultur”


2009

Atlanta
Topic: “Verfreundete Nachbarn: The German-Austrian Encounter in Literature, Film and Cultural Discourse”


2008

Seattle
Topic: “Cultures of Performance in Modern Austria”


2007

Edmonton, Canada
Topic: “Sexuality, Eroticism, and Gender in Austrian Literature and Culture”


2006

Winston-Salem
Topic: “Illness, Madness, and Criminality”


2004

Houston
Topic: “Gender, History, and Memory”


2003

Burlington
Topic: “Globalization and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Austrian Literature and Culture”


2002

Philadelphia
Topic: “Austrian Writers Confront the Past, 1945-2000”


2001

Easton, PA
Topic: “Visions and Visionaries in Literature and Film of Modern Austria”