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Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Josephine Dorado "Thriving the Macondo", March 6, 6 pm, MQ

The Fulbright Women's Roundtable hosted a special discussion on "Thriving in the Macondo" with Fulbright alumna Josephine Dorado in honor of International Women's Day this week.
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Infoveranstaltung "Go International - Studieren und Forschen in den USA, March 15, 2017

Austrian Student Program Officer Martina Laffer will be participating in an event organized by the University of Salzburg to promote programs for students, teaching assistants and scholars, on March 15.
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US Fulbright Scholars Orientation, February 23-24, 2017

Ten new US Fulbright scholars participated in the two-day February 2017 US Fulbright Scholars orientation, which included lectures and discussions with Fulbright alumni and representatives of the US Embassy Vienna in Fulbright Austria's MuseumsQuartier Wien/Q21 offices, a walking tour of Vienna's historic Ringstrasse, and a reception with current US Fulbrighters, Austrian Fulbright candidates, alumni, institutional partners and friends, and more.
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Film Screening and Discussion with US Scholar Michaela Hoenicke Moore

In honor of Black History Month, the US Embassy Vienna and American Corner Innsbruck are hosting a screening of "Race" and a discussion with US Fulbright Scholar Michaela Hoenicke Moore (University of Iowa) on February 22.
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The 2017 TU Wien Ball: A Fulbright Tradition

On January 26, 2017, Fulbright Austria program participants took part an an annual tradition and attended the TU Wien Ball in the magnificent Hofburg Palace in Vienna. It is a highlight to see everyone dressed up and enjoying a long-standing Austrian tradition. There are even special tables reserved for Fulbrighters and alumni in the gallery next to the main ballroom, and the Austrian Fulbright Alumni Association gives Vienna-based Fulbrighters a crash course in ballroom dance beforehand. The next day, ball goers and the president and "first lady" of the Austrian Alumni Association meet again at Fulbright Austria's MQ/Q21 office to enjoy a relaxed brunch together and share the stories of the night before.
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Alum Keith Kovach: book, institutional collaboration, project

A book, a project, an exchange agreement: it's exciting to see the multifaceted, lasting institutional and artistic fruits of a single short Fulbright stay in Austria! Read about US Scholar alum and photographer Keith Kovach (University of Central Florida, Fulbright-MQ/Q21 Artist-in-Residence 2015) and the many outcomes of his Fulbright grant, including an intriguing new art project comparing historical and modern Austrian cityscapes.
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Alumnae/i Roundtable: Professional Careers with a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, January 20, 2017

US and Austrian Scholar Program Officer Dr. Susanne Hamscha will be taking part in a Alumnae/i Roundtable: Professional Careers with a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, on Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon, at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna.
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Open Lecture: "Current Challenges of Migration. Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives" with US Fulbright Scholar Marciana L. Popescu, Wednesday, January 18, 5 p.m. MCI

US Fulbright Scholar Marciana L. Popescu will be giving an open lecture together with her colleague Markus Frischhut on "Current Challenges of Migration. Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives", on Wednesday, January 18, 5 p.m. MCI, Universitätsstraße 15.
Former Austrian Fulbright Student Gernot Wolfang's Recent Album Nominated for GRAMMY® Award in the Category Best Classical Compendium
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Former Austrian Fulbright Student Gernot Wolfang's Recent Album Nominated for GRAMMY® Award in the Category Best Classical Compendium

Fulbright alumnus Gernot Wolfgang's most recent album, PASSING THROUGH (TROY1624, 2016), was nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY® Award in the category Best Classical Compendium. Gernot studied at Berklee College of Music in 1987 as a Austrian Fulbright Student.
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Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Katharina Unger "Edible Insects and Novel Food Innovations", January 16, 6 pm, MQ, Raum D

Fulbright Alumna, Industrial Designer Katharina Unger will be giving a talk on “Edible Insects and Novel Food Innovations” on January 16, 6 p.m.
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IFK Talk: Ross Lipton:“LUFT VON ANDEREM PLANETEN“: THE INTERPLAY OF SOUND AND SPACE IN LATE IMPERIAL VIENNA, January 9, 2017

Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellow Ross Lipton is giving a talk at the IFK exploring the relationship between architectural and musical practices at the turn of the 20th century and how their approach to unity in form are both reflections and critiques of the conditions of urban modernity.
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2016: A Year in Review

2016 has been a busy and exciting year for Fulbright Austria! Take a look at this timeline for some highlights.
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USTA Event Theater an der Wien, December 15, 2016

Fulbright Austria organized a guided tour and look behind the scenes of the Theater an der Wien for its US program participants currently in Austria.
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US Fulbright Scholar Rebecca Rovit Speaks at Vienna Mayor's Reception

Professor Rebecca Rovit (University of Kansas), the current Fulbright-Internationales Forschungszentrum für Kulturwissenschaften Senior Visiting Fellow, was invited to speak during the opening of a reception Dr. Michael Häupl, the Mayor of Vienna, hosted for more than 630 international scholars and scientists at Vienna's City Hall on December 5.
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Invitation: Talk US Fulbright Scholar Justin McBayer, "A Value Argument Against Incompatibilism", November 16, 2016

US Fulbright Scholar Justin McBrayer (Fort Lewis College, CO/University of Innsbruck) is giving a talk on "A Value Argument Against Incompatibilism" on Wednesday, November 16, 8 pm, Seminarraum VI, Dr. Karl-Rahner-Platz 3.
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Fulbright Prize in American Studies 2016

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Newsletter November 2016

Read the new November edition of the Fulbright Austria Newsletter for orientations, new grants, new staff, alumni news and more!
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Fulbright Austria Featured in Austrian Studies Newsmagazine

Fulbright Austria is well represented in the most recent edition of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Austrian Studies Newsmagazine with an article on the seventieth anniversary of the establishment of the Fulbright Program in 1946; its relationship to Austrian Studies in the USA; and the establishment of the Center for Austrian Studies at the U of M. This edition also includes features or book reviews related to Fulbright or Fulbright-Hays alumni Gary Cohen, Pieter Judson, Tara Zahra, and John Deak, and an interview with Fulbright Austria alumna and board member Roberta Maierhofer!
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First cohort of Community-Based Combined Fulbright Grantees

We are pleased to welcome the first cohort of Community-Based Combined Fulbright Grantees to Austria! This new grant is one of the first service-learning focused awards in the Fulbright Program and provides four US students per year with opportunities for social engagement, service learning and volunteering in Austrian institutions of civil society. Read more about the inaugural Community-Based Combined Grantees:
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Four US Fulbrighters Awarded Foreign Service Fellowships

Two US Fulbright alumnae and a current Fulbright US Student have been awarded the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship, named for retiring Congressman Charles B. Rangel. Another US Fulbright alumna received a similar fellowship, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Both of these competitive fellowships provide generous scholarships for graduate study, as well as mentoring and summer internship opportunities, and prepare fellows for a career in the US Foreign Service. Read more about the fellowship-winning Fulbrighters in their own words: