The AFM Executive Committee organizes one symposium per year. During the years with even numbers it meets at the DLA in Marbach, and in the years with odd numbers at the university where a AFM Executive Committee member is teaching.

Current Conference

2022The Persistence of Reading in a Digital Age
DLA Marbach. Monday June 20 to Wednesday June 22, 2022.
More information can be found on the DLA’s events calendar.

Past Conferences

2020 and 2021 – Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

2019Germany from the Outside
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. September 20-21, 2019.

2018Reinhart Koselleck and Begriffsgeschichte in the Twentieth Century
DLA Marbach. Juni 14-15, 2016.

2017Transatlantic German Studies: Personal Experiences
Washington University in St. Louis. September 14-16, 2017.

2016Text | Image | Sound
DLA Marbach. Juni 9-11, 2016.

2015Around Cassirer
Yale University. May 7-9, 2015.

2014New Holdings – New Ways
DLA Marbach. June 5-7, 2014.

2013Exiled Writers in Princeton 1933-1945. Cultural Transfer and Dialogue Princeton University. May 9-11, 2013.

2012 Das Amerikanische Jahr
DLA Marbach. Juni 20-22, 2012.

2011German Philosophy in America
University of Chicago. May 20-21, 2011

2010Germanistik in den USA. Ein Workshop
DLA Marbach. June 24-26, 2010.

2009Posthumous Lives. Literary Archives in the Twenty-First Century University of Pennsylvania. March 19-21, 2009.

2008 – American Friends – Gründungsgespräch
DLA Marbach. June 1-4, 2008.