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ASL Partner University Athens, Ohio in Die Zeit

In January 2017, ASL will again send four of its students to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with the BA-Plus scholarship. Ohio University has been ASL's partner university for more then seven years.

On November 4, Die Zeit published a short portrait of Athens and its unique character as a "liberal island" in Ohio.

You can find the article here: http://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2016-11/athens-usa-ohio-universitaet-wahlkampf


Office Hours for Professor Crister Garrett: 12 - 18 November, 2016

Due to an US-Election-Conference in Berlin on Tuesday, 8 November,
and an official visit to Ohio University during 14-16 November, Crister
Garrett will not be able to hold normal office hours on the 8th and the
15th of November. He will hold special office hours on Friday, 18 Nov.
from 1-3 PM. The following week office hours will take place during the
normally scheduled time.

Thank you for your understanding.

American Studies



American Studies Leipzig is hereby calling for applications for the “BA American Studies with Transatlantic Capstone Program and Project Year” (BA Plus) sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).


Prof. Garrett Office Winter Term Office Hours Begin Tuesday, 18 October

Prof. Garrett's Winter Term Office Hours will begin Tuesday, 18 October.
His office hours take place Tuesdays, 4-6 PM.


American Space Leipzig Offers New Intern Position

American Space Leipzig, an initiative between the Universität Leipzig and the U.S. Government to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany, is looking for a new intern to support their team, starting October 2016.

Please refer to this page for more information.


SHP I Make-Up Exam

Dear students,

the make-up exam for the module Society, History, Politics I will take place on

18 October 2016
6-8 pm
Room: 2516 GWZ


Prof. Garrett's Office Hour Cancelled Tuesday, July 5

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's office hours will have to be cancelled on Tuesday, July 5. He is attending the Transatlantic Studies Association in Plymouth, England.

Please excuse any inconvenience.


Prof. Garrett's office hours rescheduled to 29 June

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's office hours for Tuesday, 28 June, have to be cancelled

There will be special office hours on Weds, 29 June, from 6-8 PM.

Please excuse any inconvenience.


SHP I, 11:15-12:45, canceled today

Dear students,

SHP I with Eric Fraunholz has to be canceled today due to sickness.

Please refer to the email sent to you for more information.


Tagesschau Spoke with Crister S. Garrett About the Events in Orlando

Tagesschau reporter Ina Böttcher spoke today with Professor Crister S. Garrett about the events in Orlando and what could be the implications for American politics and the presidential election.

To see the video please click on the link below:


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