Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

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Undergraduate Research Conference in German Studies

Moravian College, Bethlehem, PAApril 16, 2016
at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania

We would like to announce the Sixth Undergraduate Research Conference in German Studies on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This year the conference, co-organized by Lafayette College and Moravian College, will take place at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

This conference will give students the opportunity to present their research in all German-related fields, including but not limited to the study of German literature, film and culture, art history, music, philosophy, history and politics.

Format: we consider proposals for research papers and posters.

Papers and posters can be presented in either German or English.

Paper presentations may not exceed 15 minutes (2000 to 2500 words). Posters should include a thesis statement, short reference to literature and primary materials, as well as a discussion of methodology and results.

Deadline: Please send your proposal of 250-300 words to Axel Hildebrandt by December 20, 2015.

The proposal should include:

  • The title of the paper or poster
  • Concise thesis statement
  • Short list of primary and secondary sources (bibliography)
  • Anticipated findings

The program committee will notify accepted applicants by January 30, 2016. For more information and updates, please contact Axel Hildebrandt.


Axel Hildebrandt, Associate Professor of German, Moravian College
Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger, Professor of German, Lafayette College
Heikki Lempa, Associate Professor of History, Moravian College

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