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Kafka?! An Interdisciplinary Conference In Honor of Walter Sokel (1917-2014)

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Symposium | Kafka?! An Interdisciplinary Conference In Honor of Walter Sokel (1917-2014)
February 25-27, 2015 | University of Virginia

100 years after the first publication of the "Metamorphosis" and after the emergence of "The Trial", Franz Kafka is one of the most interpreted authors of European modernism, but still one of the most enigmatic. It seems that everybody is looking for the final clue to "The Castle" but yet nobody seems to have found one. The fascination continues and even after a century of reception history, research is ongoing.

Sponsored by the Austrian Embassy, Washington, DC; The Embassy of the Czech Republic, Washington, DC; The Center for German Studies, University of Virginia; the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, University of Virginia; the Jewish Studies Program, University of Virginia; the Center for Politics, University of Virginia; the Kafka Society of America.
For more information contact Asher Biemann, Director, Center for German Studies,; (434) 924-3643; or visit and click here for the program.