Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Summer Academy will be postponed until next year. Thank you for your interest in and continued support of the Bavarian American Academy, and we wish you the best until we gather again in 2021.

For more information, please contact us at baa2020@uky.edu

 

The Bavarian American Academy in Munich
12th International Summer Academy

FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS AND JUNIOR FACULTY IN AMERICAN STUDIES ON

“Cultural Narratives of the State
in a Comparative Perspective”

MAY 16 – 24, 2020, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY

Directors: Alan Nadel (U of Kentucky), Heike Paul (FAU),
                 and Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm (BAA)
Co-Director: Martha Schoolman (Florida International U, Miami)
Coordinator: Holly Fulton Osborn (U of Kentucky)

The Summer Academy is a collaboration of the Bavarian American Academy and the University of Kentucky to explore a theme in American Studies through a combination of keynote lectures, group work-in-progress sessions, and cultural activities, over an eight-day period, with a nominal tuition (which includes housing and cultural events) of $450. Its limited enrollment is open to 10 international and 10 American graduate students or junior faculty, by competitive application. This year’s theme is “Cultural Narratives of the State in a Comparative Perspective.” For details about the theme, the program, and the application procedure, see the CFA.

THE PROGRAM IS GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY:
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
The German Research Foundation
The University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research
The University of Kentucky School of Arts and Sciences
The University of Kentucky English Department
The William T. Bryan Chair Endowment