CFP GSA 2018: „New Perspectives on Post-War Radio and German Culture“

Call for Papers
Call for Papers: German Studies Association 2018 Forty-Second Annual Conference (Pittsburgh, Sept 27-30, 2018) Deadline: January 15, 2018   Panel: New Perspectives on Post-War Radio and German Culture   This panel seeks papers that address the radio both as an institution and medium of politics, culture and entertainment in German-speaking Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War. Over the past twenty years, culture and media historians such as Alexander Badenoch (2008), Hans-Ulrich Wagner (1997/1999) and Kate Lacey (1996/2013) have laid important groundwork for scholarship on the nature of radio programming and the demographics of radio’s “listening publics” in the post-war period. However, many avenues remain to be explored. For example, the field of Sound Studies has recently offered new theoretical and methodological approaches for examining the acoustic worlds created by the radio and…
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