Papers on any aspect of German Studies—literature, culture, film, philosophy, history, linguistics, and so on—and from any period will be considered. They should run between 1,000 and 3,000 words (about 4 to 10 pages) and may be in English or German. Typically presenters will be advanced undergraduate students at a North American college or university. Papers by recent graduates who have not already entered graduate school will also be considered.

Please send the following documents as PDF files to Lane Sorensen (
  • Your paper
  • One-page CV, including your record in German (courses, study abroad, etc.)
  • Cover letter, including the name and email address of one referee (for example one of your professors)
Submission deadline: Oct. 15, 2012. You will be notified by early November.

If you have questions, please contact Lane Sorensen.