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201623Nov

Sebastian Herrmann's Office Hours Cancelled on Nov. 28

My office hours on 28 November will have to be canceled. Please contact me via email if you have urgent matters to discuss.

201623Nov

Eleonora Ravizza's Office Hours on November 24 Cancelled

Eleonora Ravizza's office hours this week (November 24) are cancelled. Her next regular office hours will be on December 1.

201621Nov

Secretariat closed from 21 to 24 November 2016

Due to illness, the Secretariat has to remain closed from 21 to 24 November.

I'll be back in office on 28 November.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat

201618Nov

ASL's Sebastian Herrmann Presented at the Conference "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien"

On 29 October, American Studies Leipzig's Sebastian Herrmann spoke on politics as a form of knowledge management at a conference titled "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien." The conference was organized by the Research Initiative Weitersehen and sponsored by the Bundeszentrale für Politische Bil

201617Nov

ASL Director, Crister S. Garrett, Discusses Implications of Donald Trump’s Election at Phoenix Runde

American Studies Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, was invited to phoenix Runde to discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s election as the next President of the United States.

Other participants in the discussion round were:
– Julius van de Laar (Policy Adviser)
– Prof. Susan Neiman (Philosopher, Einstein-Forum)
– Roger Johnson (Republicans Overseas Vice President Eastern Europe)

201617Nov

ASL Director Crister Garrett, Interviewed by Several Radio Stations about Election Outcome

On October 9, American Studies director, Crister S. Garrett, was interviewed by several radio stations about the outcome of the presidential elections 2016. Professor Garrett talked about how Donald Trump meets the zeitgeist and mobilized more voters than Hillary Clinton. Just like Brexit, Trump’s winning shows the dissatisfaction many Americans feel. But foresighted, Donald Trump is not the only decision maker as the president but has to work together with Congress.

201617Nov

“Eine Generationenaufgabe”: Director Crister Garrett in Die Zeit on the US Election

American Studies Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, wrote an article for Zeit Online on the election of Donald Trump as the new President of the United States, transatlantic politics, and nationalist populism.

You can find the article here.

201617Nov

“Trump und das Versagen der Demokraten”: Director Crister S. Garrett in Tagesspiegel

American Studies Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, wrote an article for Tagesspiegel about the future of American politics after the election of Donald Trump as the new President of the United States.

Read the article here.

201611Nov

Secretariat closed on 14 and 15 November 2016

On 14 and 15 November, the Secretariat remains closed.

Iĺl be back in office on 17 November.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat

20167Nov

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

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