Texas State Capitol building in Austin

Society for German-American Studies 48th Annual Symposium in Austin, Texas
April 4-6, 2024

Thursday — German Free School, 507 E. 10th Street
Friday & Saturday — Glickman Center, UT-Austin, 305 23d St. E


 Please register below by March 23, 2024

German Americans and Politics

Click here for the SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM

Symposium Overview

Thursday, April 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Registration and Geselliges Beisammensein with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

Friday, April 5, 9:15 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Symposium Sessions and Business Luncheon. Evening event at Elisabet Ney Museum.

Saturday, April 6, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Symposium Sessions.

Saturday, April 6, 2:30 p.m.
Walking Tour: Austin Historical Sites.
For registered conference participants plus one guest. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, April 6, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Fill out the online form below and click submit. You will be taken to the PayPal platform, where you can pay with your credit or debit card. (You do not need a PayPal account.) Your PayPal receipt is confirmation that your registration was successful. You will not receive an additional confirmation from SGAS.


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FRIDAY LUNCHEON BUFFET ($25):"On the Lighter Side": various salads/sides and two main dishes, Grilled Breast Chicken with Garlic Lemon and Lentil and Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers (V).
SATURDAY BANQUET ($70): Buffet salad, assorted breadbasket, and entrees of pecan-crusted chicken with brandy cream sauce and beef short rib au jus; the buffet accompaniments will be whipped potatoes and roasted broccolini with shallot butter.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, Austin

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for Symposium attendees for April 4-7, at the special rate of $279 per night, plus tax. Use this link to book your hotel room not later than March 14 to receive the special SGAS rate.

If you have not yet paid your SGAS membership dues for 2024 you can do so here.

Please contact Marc Pierce at  [email protected] if you have any questions.