2009-2010 Marshall Plan Chair Program

The tenth annual Marshall Plan Chair for Austrian and European Studies in the academic year 2009-2010 will for the first time be a diplomat-in-residence. Dr. Peter Moser, a retired diplomat and distinguished former Austrian Ambassador to the United States, Japan and Korea will serve as Marshall Plan Chair and teach the following courses during the Fall semester of 2009 as UNO’s first diplomat-in-residence.

Edith Kreutner, a student from Innsbruck University is working on Post-Katrina literature for her PhD project. She looks into the cultural reception of the traumatic catastrophe of August 2005 by analyzing the unique literary works that were published about the event itself and about life in its aftermath.

Fall 2009 Preview Dates

  • October 1, 2009: Talk: Dr. Christian Prosl, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the United States: "Austria, the European Union, and the United States”
  • October 2-4, 2009: Austrian Science Talks
  • October 8-15, 2009: Visit: Monika Kalista, Salzburg
  • November 3, 2009: Talk: Gregor Thuswaldner, Gordon College: “How Austrian Is Austrian Literature?”
  • November 14, 2009: Innsbruck Artists’ Opening, St. Claude Gallery

Mark the date: Austrian artists Ursula Groser and Elisabeth Schuttnigare going to exhibit new work at the University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery.

Opening Night:

Where: UNO St. Claude Gallery, 2429 St. Claude Avenue
When: November 14, 2009 6-9 pm.

Austrian Science Talks 2009

Please find a review of the Austrian Science Talk 2009: "Under Crisis Conditions - Using Research and Technology as a Means to Step Out of the Crisis", which took place in New Orlerans at Bridges, the publication of the Office of Science and Technology at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

When: October 1, 2009
Where: Austrian Embassy Washington, D.C.