Database of Funded Projects

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies has generously funded academic research and public history projects that promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria. The following search tools make it possible to explore these projects and to learn more about the scholars and organizations who have received BIAAS grants and fellowships.


Lauren Wolfe – Figuring “Austria” Through Translation

Topics: History, Translation
Products: Article, Dissertation

Lauren K. Wolfe received a BIAAS grant in the amount of $12,584 to support her project “Figuring ‘Austria’ Through Translation.” This research project, which will be carried out at various literary archives in Klagenfurt and Vienna, focuses on the experimental and politically charged literary projects of two 20th century Austria writers, Karl Kraus and Werner Kofler, both of whom utilized collage as a mode of composition. […]


Austrian Cultural Forum New York

Topics: Translation
Products: Special Project

BIAAS awarded a $5,000 grant for the Forum’s annual translation prize and ceremony. Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the main cultural embassy of the Republic of Austria in New York and the United States. The Forum’s mission is to showcase Austrian art, music, film, theater, and literature to an American audience.