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ACME Lecture on Austrian Studies, Tourism, etc.

I was asked what my ASC ACME lecture will be about? Well, here’s the title and the description again:

“Your Research is on What??”
Tourism and National Identity, an Austrian Case Study.

Recent interdisciplinary approaches have demonstrated that studying tourism can enhance our understanding of how national and cultural spaces and identities are constructed. In my talk I will apply some of these perspectives to the specific case of Austria and the period of reconstruction after World War II.

And here’s an example of what I’ll talk about…


About GG

Gundolf Graml is Associate Prof. and Dir. of German Studies at Agnes Scott College. He has a Ph.D. in German Studies from the University of Minnesota and has published articles on German and Austrian film and tourism. He is currently writing a book about tourism and Austrian national identity after 1945. Other research projects include critical whiteness studies and, most recently, investigations into the connection between memory and nature. At ASC, Gundolf Graml teaches courses on a broad range of topics, from German 101 to German and Austrian Cinema and Afro-German History and Culture.


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