The Postgraduate Forum

The Postgraduate Forum (PGF) is a loosely organized network of early researchers from all disciplines affiliated with the field of American Studies in Germany. The PGF’s beginnings can be traced back to 1989, when a small group of doctoral candidates gathered under this label to discuss current theoretical trends and developments in the field of American Studies. Since then, the PGF has not only continuously grown in size; it has also evolved into a forum that enables early Americanists to share, discuss, and publish their own research and to participate in debates concerning the politics and practices of American Studies in Germany and beyond. For more information about the PGF, please refer to the GAAS/DGfA website.

This year’s annual PGF conference is generously sponsored by:

The German Association for American Studies; the Graduate School for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin; the Humboldt-Universitäts-Geselleschaft; the Institute for English and American Studies, Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin; The John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin.

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