I'm currently on a one-person study tour through the US to research the ongoing presidential elections. I will post larger, in depth-pieces to American Studies Leipzig's election blog and will use my personal blog below to report on the everyday encounters. More information on my journey is also available in this news item. Please enjoy reading, and please comment or ask questions.
American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Tom Drury as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2017.
Picador Professor Tom Drury will teach two classes in the summer term of 2017:
Town & Country: Rural Spaces in American Fiction
Mondays, 3-5 pm, GWZ 3 5.15
Dr. Anja Eifert worked her last full day at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig on Thursday, 9 February. Her replacement will be available as of 1 April. Her successor will take over as coordinator of international studies services at the institute, and will teach courses
in the SHP series of courses.
Dr. Eifert has been an outstanding contributor to the excellence of the institute. She will be very much missed. She is moving on to pursue other opportunities.
the make-up exam for the module Society, History, Politics II will take place on/in
20 April 2017
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Leipzig
Thursday, 16 Feb, 4 - 6 pm
Weds, 8 March, 4 - 6 pm
Weds, 29 March, 4 - 6 pm
Monday, Feb 6, 10:30 - 11:30
Monday, March 13, 2 - 3 pm
Monday, March 20, 3 - 4 pm
Tuesday, 14 March, 3 - 5 pm, and by appointment
On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was asked to fact check statements made by guests of the ARD talk show hart aber fair.
Hart aber fair is a talk show where moderator Frank Plasberg discusses current topics of public interest with guests from politics, economics and the society. Together with SWP’s Laura von Daniels, expert on transatlantic trade relations, Prof. Garrett fact checked the recent hart aber fair episode.
On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was interview by Kirsten Gerhard from the Tagesschau.
The repeat exam for the LC I lecture will take place on April 11, 2017 from 9 - 11 am in NSG room 202.
If applicable, please make sure to register for this specific date at the Prüfungsamt.
If you have further questions don't hesitate to direct your questions to wiebke.kartheus@uni-leipzig.
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