The symposium is free and open to the public. No registration fee is required, but you must register to attend.
Registrations will be taken at the Registration table each morning at the symposium. However, seating is limited, so we recommend you register by March 10, 2016 to reserve a seat. Also, you must register in advance to receive parking passes prior to the symposium.

How to Register

To register, please complete the online Registration Form (Word Document). This form may be completed and emailed to It can also be mailed to: Germanic Languages & Literatures, Campus Box 1104, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

Travel Support

Travel support of up to $300 will be provided to recent PhDs and junior faculties attending the conference.


Should you have questions, please call (314) 935-5106 or email Department Administrator, Sweta Khanal (


Contact Us


Phone: 314-935-5151
Phone: 314-935-5136
Germanic Languages & Literatures 
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1104
Washington University 
St. Louis, MO 63130 
(314) 935-5106, (314) 935-7255 (fax)

More Information

For more information, please call the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at (314) 935-5106 or email