Past Program

Sep 01 - Sep 04, 2005

Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association: American Culture in the U.S. and Abroad


The 2005 Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association (SSASAA) Symposium will focus on contemporary trends in American culture, including the current multi-dimensional impact of its cultural products abroad. Discussion will focus on how the literature, the history, the politics, and the economics of America's involvement in the world are related to and affected by the globalization of American culture.

SSASAA is open to all Seminar alumni interested in the field of American Studies. The "mini-session" will consist of small theme-based discussion groups, as well as presentations by distinguished American Studies scholars. Additional events include a barbeque, receptions, and a gala dinner on the final evening.

Payment information: The fee for the symposium is € 500 for a single and €800 for a couple. If payment is made by March 1, 2005, the fee is 475 euro for a single and 750 euro for a double. The fee includes accommodation and meals for three nights, tuition and fees and social events. Bank Transfer: Bankhaus Carl Spängler & Co., Salzburg, Account No.:AT 401953000100180942 BIC SPAET2S UID-No.: ATU33978602 Credit cards are also accepted. A 100 euro deposit, refundable until July 1, is required to confirm participation. Space is limited and reservations will be confirmed in the order in which they are received.

For further information, contact SSASAA leader Marty Gecek,