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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


3rd International Summer School "Cultures of Security" held at ASL

From September 3rd - 19th, 2016, the International Summer School "Cultures of Security in a Transatlantic and Global Context" will be held at American Studies Leipzig for the third time.

Structured by a multidisciplinary approach, this summer school brings together specialists and students from the fields of political science, history, sociology, economics, and cultural studies for an intensive two-week program of lectures, seminars and case study workshops to explore and discuss the central components that shape contemporary debates and notions of security.


Office Hours During Summer Break 2016

Prof. Garrett

Mon., 15 August, 4 - 6 pm
Mon., 19 September, 4 - 6 pm
and by appointment

Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez

5 August, 2:30 - 3:30 pm
August, 2 - 3 pm

Prof. Junker

27 July, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
16 August, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Herrmann

11 Jul, 4pm - 5pm
15 Aug, 4pm - 5pm

Dr. Schmieder


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.


Secretariat Closed from 11 to 29 July, 2016

Due to vacation, the Secretariat remains closed from 11 to 29 July, 2016.

I´ll be back in office on 1 August, 2016.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat


Additional Funding for SHRIMP

American Studies Leipzig's digital reading platform SHRIMP will receive additional funding. After the project's initial stage at the University of Leipzig last year and its second stage at TU Dresden this summer, the extended funding will allow SHRIMP to be offered at both institutions simultaneously in the upcoming winter semester.


aspeers 9 launch

Please join us for the launch of this year's edition of aspeers: emerging voices in american studies! We will have drinks and snacks, and the event is free and open to the public.

July 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bibliotheca Albertina


ASLAA Graduation Ceremony - July 15

The recently re-established American Studies Leipzig Alumni Association will be hosting this year's Graduation Ceremony for the institute's BA and MA graduates.

July 15, 2016
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Alter Senatssaal
Ritterstraße 26, 04109 Leipzig


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.


New Modul "Sprachenlernen im Tandem" at Sprachenzentrum

In addition to SQM 32A and SQM 32B - "Internationale Erfahrung/Im Ausland erbrachte Studienleistungen" (10 LP) - which allows students to receive credit for study and internships abroad, the University of Leipzig's Sprachenzentrum will offer a 5 LP module "Sprachenlernen im Tandem" starting this winter term 2016/17. The module can be taken as part of the Wahlbereich.

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