[AIW] EAAS-L FUNDS: Salzburg Global Seminar Scholarships

AIW - Bartl bartl at american-indian-workshop.org
Fri Apr 13 18:45:30 CEST 2012



The American Studies Network, a group of 18 American Studies Centers that
operate within the framework of the European Association for American
Studies (EAAS)is offering a half scholarship for a young American Studies
scholar from an EAAS country to attend one of the following symposia that
will take place at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria. Each of
the two scholarships is for 325 Euro, which is one half of the symposium fee
of 650 Euro. Travel expenses are not included.




1) Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of
Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today - September
27-October 1, 2012 Distinguished specialists in the field will lead plenary
sessions, panels and discussion groups looking at such topics as grounds for
migration (push and pull factors), dichotomies between "natives" and
"newcomers" and their significance in the US and Europe, identifies and
distinctions between "they" and "we" as expressed in politics and in the art
and literature of marginality, patterns of adaptation and integration -- and
isolation, and the varied meanings of "tolerance". For more information
about the program and speakers see


2) Screening America: Film and Television in the 21st Century - November
15-19, 2012 The symposium will concern itself with changes in the modern
media and particularly in the film and television industries, and the ways
in which film and television have reflected and engaged with America and
abroad. In addition to sessions related to and the impact of films and
television on individuals, sessions will explore their institutional effect
on the arts, technology and politics of the US and ultimately their relation
to the perception of America abroad. For more information about the program
and speakers see  <http://www.SalzburgGlobal.org/go/SSASA2012filmandtv>


The ASN is sponsoring this award to acknowledge the important role played by
the Salzburg Global Seminar in the establishment of American Studies in
Europe since 1947, where the founding of the EAAS took place in 1954.
Scholars who would like to receive the program announcement and apply for
this award should send an email to Ms. Marty Gecek, Symposium Director,
along with a brief cv and a personal statement about his/her interest in
attending. mgecek at SalzburgGlobal.org



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