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Annual International Symposium
on Modern Austrian Literature and Culture

April 20-23, 2006
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Illness, Madness and Criminality in Austrian Literature and Culture:
Borders of a Different Sort

This conference will explore Austria's confrontation with human experience beyond the borders of cultural norms. The topic seeks to explore the intersections between fiction, medicine, psychiatry and law, and the implications of these intersections for understanding Austrian history, politics and culture. Interdisciplinary approaches to literature as well as submissions from colleagues in related fields are welcome.

Proposal deadline: October 15, 20045

Please send: 400-500 word abstract and a one-paragraph bio to:
Rebecca Thomas
Department of German and Russian
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109
Tel:(336) 758-4408
e-mail: thomasrs@wfu.edu

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