Culture in the Cold War: East German Art, Music, and Film
June 17-July 14, 2018
Application deadline: March 1, 2018.
This Institute explores the role of the visual arts, music and film in socialist modernity. Selected topics—censorship and artistic freedom; the role of the state and surveillance; race and gender in art and politics—present compelling historical perspectives on issues being raised in classrooms today, based on the case of East Germany. (NB: German language skills are not required.) Participants receive a stipend of $3,300 to help cover costs, and must be US citizens or have resided in the U.S. since 3/1/15. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for info. —
NEH call for applications with faculty