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20178Sep

Next Picador Professor Daniel Pena

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Daniel Peña as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2017/18.

20177Sep

ASL Offers New BA Professional Skills Modules for Creative Writing

Starting with the winter term of 2017/18, ASL will offer two new professional skills modules (Schlüsselqualifikationsmodule) for creative writing, taught by the Picador Guest Professor for Literature. The new modules, "Creative Writing: Imagining America" (in the winter) and "Creative Writing: Envisioning America" (in the summer), will allow students to gain insights into the practices and deeper intricacies of creative writing as part of their regular curriculum.

20175Sep

Course Catalog Winter 2017/18

The course catalog for the upcoming semester (winter 2017/18) is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester.

20175Sep

SHK/WHK Stellen für das SHRIMP Projekt zu vergeben

Das Lehr-Lernprojekt SHRIMP (Social Hypertext Reader & Interactive Mapping Platform) sucht zum Wintersemester 2017/18 Verstärkung für sein Team.

 

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201731Aug

SHRIMP Learning Analytics – The Journey Continues

American Studies Leipzig’s SHRIMP project will receive new funding, starting this winter, to begin a new project phase and to further improve the learning experience in the BA 1st-year module “Literature and Culture I.” The project's third milestone will focus on "learning analytics" -- strategies of using metadata analyses to personalize the learning experience, to digitally coach students and instructors, and to better understand the users' reading and learning processes.

201730Aug

SHP I Make-Up Exam 2017

Dear students,

 

The make-up exam for the lecture "Society, History, and Politics I" (SHPI) will take place on


October 18, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Room 2 5.16
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Leipzig

201715Aug

Positions Available at the Graduate School 'Practices of Literature' in Münster

The College of Philology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster is looking for interested and qualified doctoral candidates in the area of Literary Studies starting April 1st 2018.

The following three areas are to be emphasized in the individual doctoral dissertations:

1. Literature and Society: The relationship between Literary Studies, Social Theories, Cultural Theo-ries and Studies, and Literature

20179Aug

ASL's Crister Garrett Interviewed by tagesschau on Escalating Crisis in North Korea

American Studies Leipzig Professor Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by Tagesschau about the escalating crisis in North Korea, and the American and international reactions to unfolding developments. The interview can be viewed here: http://www.tagesschau.de/multimedia/video/video-315655.html

20173Aug

aspeers Calls for Contributions on Alternative Americas by 15 October 2017

aspeers just published its new calls for papers. Embedded into the American Studies Leipzig MA program, aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level scholars of American studies in Europe.

201731Jul

Picador Professor Tom Drury Posts Short Story on Twitter

As part of his Picador Professorship at American Studies Leipzig, the author Tom Drury took over the professorship's official Twitter account for a few hours on July 26 and posted a series of tweets that, together, form the short story "The Patron Saint of Rabies." If you missed how the story was live-tweeted, you can still reread it in its entirety on Twitter.

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