The Eighty-Fourth Meeting will be hosted online by Swansea University from:

Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd September, 2021

The lead panel of the Swansea conference will be on the theme German Futures, Future German/ies.

Regular panels will be running as well as a number of one-off panels:

  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies
  • Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Nineteenth and early Twentieth-Century Studies 
  • Linguistics and Translation Studies
  • Translocal German Studies? Scales of Belonging in Contemporary German-language Literature and Culture
  • Visions of Dystopia in German Literature
  • New developments and trends in Deutsch als Fremdsprache (DaF), and the position of DaF within German Studies
  • Ringing the changes? Literary and Cultural responses to the Anthropocene 
  • Müllliteratur – An Interdisciplinary Panel on Waste in German-Language Literature
  • Critical Whiteness Perspectives on German Studies 
  • Welsh-German Cultural Exchange
  • Teaching the eighteenth and nineteenth century 
  • Objects and afterlives: text, memory, materiality 

You are invited to register for the conference by clicking on this form and submitting by 20 August 2021.

Early registration is encouraged. The online conference will be free of charge but you must be a member of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland. Find out how to become a member.