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20173Apr

"Readable Selves" and "Fake News" Begin on Apr. 13

The LC-III seminar "Readable Selves" and the MA seminar on "Fake News" will begin 13. Apr. 2017.

20171Jan

Sebastian Herrmann's Office Hours Cancelled on Jan 2

Dr. Herrmann's office hours on 2nd January will unfortunately have to be canceled.
 

20165Dec

ASL's Sebastian Herrmann Receives Theodor Litt Award for Teaching

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce that Dr. Sebastian Herrmann has received the 2016 Theodor Litt Preis für Engagement in der Lehre. The price is awarded by the Vereinigung von Förderern und Freunden der Universität Leipzig, based on recommendations by the student council.

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

20156Nov

ASL Receives LiT-Funding for SHRIMP Project

American Studies Leipzig's learning and teaching experiment SHRIMP will receive additional funding by the Verbundprojekt Lehrpraxis im Transfer, a joint initiative by Saxony's universities meant to stimulate didactic innovation.

201528May

ASL's Sebastian M. Herrmann Awarded Christoph-Daniel-Ebeling Fellowship

American Studies Leipzig's Sebastian M. Herrmann was awarded the 2015 Christoph-Daniel-Ebeling Fellowship, a stipend jointly offered by the German Association for American Studies and the American Antiquarian Society.

201513May

Now Out: Poetics of Politics

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce the release of the essay collection Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture.

201516Mar

New Book on the Poetics of Politics

During this winter, the research initiative on "Selbst-Bewusste Erzählungen" completed final touches on a larger project that started with a conference jointly organized by American Studies scholars in Leipzig and Dresden in June 2013: Titled Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and CultureBook Cover

201528Jan

ASL Instructor Florian Bast Successfully Defends his Doctoral Thesis

On January 26th, 2015, Florian Bast defended his doctoral thesis on “Agency in Works by Octavia E. Butler” in front of a committe of professors from other philological institutes at the university and an audience of about 40.

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