Summer Research Grants from the Max Kade Center

Read more about our DLA-Weekend Seminar in Marbach and Summer Research Grants.

I: DLA-Weekend Seminar in Marbach

Fifteen DLA travel grants (up to Euro 1.000 each) for advanced U.S. or Canadian graduate students, post docs, and assistant professors participating in the weekend seminar on the topic of  “Neue ostdeutsche Literatur” from June 6-8, 2013 in the Deutsche Literaturarchiv (DLA) in Marbach/Germany. The seminar will be taught by Birgit Dahlke, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, on books by Durs Grünbein, Lutz Seiler, Christoph Hein, Angela Krauss, and Christa Wolf. Durs Günbein and Angela Krauss will do readings during the seminar. Further lecture by the publishing expert Petra Hardt (Suhrkamp, Berlin). Room and board during the seminar will be covered by the DLA. The seminar is organized in connection with the Suhrkamp-Forschungskolleg at the DLA and is supported by the State Government of Baden-Württemberg. Application deadline: March 15, 2013. Email application to Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler, Washington University in St. Louis - jahrbuch@wustl.edu

II: Summer Research Grants

Two DAAD Grants (Euro 2,500 each, which is about $3,200 depending on the exchange rate) for US or Canadian professors of German (all levels) or dissertation candidates working in the field of contemporary German literature to do research in the Contemporary German Literature Collection at Washington University’s Olin Library.

One Max Kade Grant ($3,500) for a US or Canadian PhD candidate working on a dissertation in the field of contemporary German literature to do research in the Contemporary German Literature Collection at Washington University’s Olin Library.

The application deadline is March 15, 2013. The grants cover a period of between 4 and 6 weeks and research would have to be done during the time between the middle of May and the middle of August 2013. Please send a CV and a short description of your research project or dissertation topic. PhD candidates must add a recommendation from their dissertation adviser. Email all applications to Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler at Washington University in St. Louis, jahrbuch@wustl.edu


For more information contact:

Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler, Director
Max Kade Center for Contemporary German Literature
Washington University in St. Louis
314.935.4360, 314.935.7255 (fax)
email: jahrbuch@wustl.edu