Who names the names, who counts the works…

We do not count! We do not go by bestseller lists! We expand the canon!
We collect information on German-language women writers in Germany, Austria and Swiss – all of them! We devote ourselves to taking stock of their literary works that were released between 1945 and 2008 showing how women have contributed to our reading pleasure with their fantasy and creativity! We also endeavour to demonstrate how women have contributed to our cultural and literary perception. We show that writing is work. We show the work of women.

The Stiftung Frauen-Literatur-Forschung e.V. (Foundation Women's Literature Research e.V.) has been doing that as a non-profit organization since 1986. By now we have compiled an extensive DATENBANK SCHRIFTSTELLERINNEN IN DEUTSCHLAND, ÖSTERREICH, SCHWEIZ 1945-2008 (DaSinD)(Database Women Writers in Germany, Austria, Switzerland 1945-2008). Online since 2006, this database is used internationally by many organisations and individuals: Academic libraries in Germany, Austria, Swiss, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, USA, Canada and Taiwan enable their users access to DaSinD online.

We arrange symposiums, take part in conferences in and outside of Germany, are interconnected with cultural and academic institutions, train interns, teach research and information processing to long-term unemployed people and publish work results in our monograph series Inter-Lit.

How you can support this work:

As a member with an annual amount – as a sponsor with a one-time or regular contribution

You can make an uncommitted donation or donate for a specific purpose:

  • You assist with our personnel costs by taking over the employer’s contribution.
  • or you pay a monthly salary (or 2, 3, 4, …monthly salaries)
  • or you can fund a contract for work for a student
  • or you can pay our account maintenance fees
  • or you make it possible for us to update our software
  • or you support the work on specific sections of the database
  • or you sponsor specific projects or something else…

We are open for your ideas of what you would like to sponsor. Contact us, we welcome the opportunity to supply you with further information as desired.

Many Thanks!

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