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BIAAS: Podcast – Transatlantic Journeys in Musical Practice

February 23, 2021

Podcast with Christiane Tewinkel In Transatlantic Journeys in Musical Practice, Dr. Christiane Tewinkel shares many fascinating aspects of her musicology research as related to Theodor Leschetizky and his American students. Born in Galicia in 1830, Theodor Leschetizky, a pianist and composer himself, became internationally famous as a piano teacher with over 1,000 students, including Fanny Bloomfield-Zeisler, […]

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BIAAS: Recruiting – Social Media Coordinator (Part Time)

February 9, 2021

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) was founded in 2008 by the Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation to promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria, including the lands of the historical Habsburg empire. BIAAS seeks a part-time, US-based, remote Social Media Coordinator (SMC) to further build and connect BIAAS’s […]

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BIAAS: New Austrian Information: Transatlantic Perspectives since 1948

February 9, 2021

The most recent issue of the New Austrian Information highlights education, science, and research. It features essays on educational partnerships between Austria and North America, such as the Center for Austrian Studies (Minneapolis) and the Center Austria Center (New Orleans). The issue also includes an essay by Michael Burri, editor of the Journal of Austrian-American […]

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BIAAS: Deadlines for Grant Applications

February 9, 2021

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects and events aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria). Eligible fields include, but are not limited to, history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Deadline for EVENT GRANT Letters of […]

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BIAAS: Blog by Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

January 19, 2021

BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series BIAAS Voices: Leaving Siegfried Behind: Reimagining Monuments in Austria and the American South In Leaving Siegfried Behind: Reimagining Monuments in Austria and the American South, Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand, Professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, contemplates two monuments, the Siegfriedskopf at the University of Vienna and “Silent Sam” from […]

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BIAAS: Podcasts – A Sense of Belonging: Camphill and Its Origins

December 9, 2020

Podcasts with Katherine E. Sorrels (BIAAS Grantee) The Camphill Movement is a global network of intentional communities for abled and intellectually disabled people. With over 100 communities today, Camphill began in 1939 after Dr. Karl Koenig, his wife Tilla, and a group of volunteers—all having fled Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938—rejoined in Aberdeen, Scotland. There they […]

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