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Weimar as the Icon of German Culture
Aptos, California, October 1999

Call for Papers Weimar as the Icon of German Culture Aptos, California Oct. 28-31, 1999
We invite you to submit proposals from a variety of disciplines (visual and fine arts, literature, history...) and would like to explore how Weimar--throughout the centuries--has been constructed as the icon of German culture. We are particularly interested in whether and how women have played a part in constructing or contesting Weimar. Please submit one-page abstracts (regular mail or e-mail) by March 1, 1999 to both: Sandra Alfers Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures 518 Herter Hall University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 01003 USA salfers@german.umass.edu and Carol Anne Costabile-Heming Assistant Professor of German Department of Modern and Classical Languages Southwest Missouri State University 901 S. National Avenue Springfield, MO 65804 USA cac988f@mail.smsu.edu