Botstiber Institute
Botstiber Institute for
Austrian-American Studies



Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2012-2013 Grants


Purpose of Grant

Amount of Grant

Austrian Cultural Forum – NYC

Support for publication highlighting the role of Austrian cultural institutions in the US


Marcus Carney

Funding for film project on US bomber crew shot down over Styria in 1945


Deutsches Haus
New York University

Support for an event celebrating “Peter Handke in America” December 7, 2012


Patrick Greaney

Support for a 2013 exhibition of works by Helmrad Backer at Contemporary Art Museum in Denver


Nicole-Melanie Goll
Georg Hoffmann

Support for research US airmen downed over Austria during World War II


Noah Isenberg

Funding for a roundtable discussion at Deutsches Haus honoring Edgar Ulmer, Austrian-American filmmaker


Jorun Johns

Funding for translation to English of biography of Hermann Leopoldi


Berthold Molden

Support for research into the life of Friedrich Katz for a contribution to the “Quiet Invaders” Revisited project.


Catherine B. Penaloza Patzak

Support for archival research on the Emergency Society for German & Austrian Science and Art


Rutgers University, Dept. of Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures

Funding for lecture series on Austrian-American studies


Jonathan Sherry

Support for research on Austrian  emigres, the Spanish Civil War and the American Cold War, 1933-1955


Lisa Sumner

Funding for travel to US archives to study Ernest Dichter’s work in consumerism


Margareth Szeless
Marion Krammer

Support for research on the influence of  American photojournalist, Yoichi Okamoto, on Austrian press photography after World War II


University of Graz
Department of History

Funding for research on the life of Hugo Botstiber



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