Botstiber Institute
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Austrian-American Studies



Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2014-2015 Grants


Purpose of Grant

Grant Amount

Thomas Antonic

Beat in Austrian Literature – Austria in Beat Literature


Athan Biss

Edith Sampson in Austria: African American Diplomacy in the Cold War


Megan Brandow-Faller

Vienna/New York/Los Angeles: The Austro-American Cross Currents on Vienna’s Female Secession and the Frauenkunst Movement, 1897-1938


Robert Dassanowsky

Screening Transcendence: Film under Austrofascism and the Hollywood Hope 1933-1938


Britta McEwen

Mothers Without Honor/Children Without Fathers: Illegitimacy in Vienna, 1880-1930


Edward Muston

Serbia by Way of the U.S.A.: Using Handke’s Imaginary America as a Guide for his Controversial Travel in the Former Yugoslavia


Daniel Robinson

Colonial British American Attitudes towards Austria, c. 1700-1763


Gregor Thuswaldner

Publication of translation of Felix Mitterer’s play Jägerstätter


Sonja Walch

Tropical Botany in Austria, the United States and the Philippines (ca. 1930-1960): International Networks, Science and the Military


Anna Katharina Windisch

Arthur Kleiner: An Austrian in New York (Chapter of the dissertation thesis: Cultural Exchanges and Transnational Encounters. A Comparative Study of Audiovisual Performance Practices in Vienna and New York during the Silent Film Era)


Waldemar Zacharasiewicz

Transatlantic Networks: American Journalists’ and Writers’ Perception and Presentation of Austria in the Critical Years between the Two World Wars



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