The LC-III seminar "Readable Selves" and the MA seminar on "Fake News" will begin 13. Apr. 2017.
Dr. Herrmann's office hours on 2nd January will unfortunately have to be canceled.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 Culture
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.
This year's American Studies Association convention on "The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century" featured a panel initiated by the Dresden-Leipzig Research Initiative Selbst-Bewusste Erzählungen