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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


Office Hours During Winter Semester 2016/2017

Prof. Garrett

Tuesdays, 4 - 6 pm


Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm


Prof. Junker

Tuesday, 3:30 - 4:30 pm


Dr. Herrmann

Mondays, 4 - 5 pm


Dr. Schmieder

Wednesdays, 10 - 11 am


Stefan Schubert

Thursdays, 2 - 3 pm 



New SQM Module "Sprachenlernen im Tandem"

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 now offers a 5 LP module "Sprachenlernen im Tandem".

For more detailed information, please visit the following website:


Dr. Eifert's office hours cancelled on Oct 26

Due to illness, Dr. Eifert's office hours are cancelled today, October 26.


Dr. Eifert's classes cancelled on Oct 26 and Oct 27

Due to illness, Dr. Eifert's classes are cancelled today, October 26, and tomorrow, October 27.


Tomorrow 1 - 3 pm : Public Lecture by Dr. Mladen Milicevic

Please join us for the public lecture "The End of the Operatic Approach in Hollywood Film Music" on Hollywood film music and its connections to the depiction of violence with Dr Mladen Milicevic from Loyola Marymount University‘s Film School.



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).


Volunteers Wanted for ACU Student Exchange

If you are interested in cultural exchange and meeting American students, please consider volunteering for the MentorInnenprogramm of the Freiwilligenagentur Leipzig. The program is designed to welcome and support a group of students from Abilene Christian University (Texas) that will live, study, and volunteer in Leipzig from January until May, 2017.


New Room for Mr. Burkhardt's LCI Seminar -- Starting Oct. 26

Starting next week, October 26, Mr. Burkhardt's seminar in the module Literature &
Culture I (04-001-1001) will take place in NSG 122.


Secretariat Remains Closed until 28 October due to Illness

Due to illness, the institute's secretariat will be closed until 28 October, 2016. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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