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 Courses Winter 2011/12 

Below please find our new course catalog. We will update these pages throughout the break and the semester.
 
 

Information

I. CONTACT INFORMATION

The Institute for American Studies is located at the University's Humanities Building (Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum, GWZ), Beethovenstraße 15, on the 5th floor – house 3.

For details on our programs and faculty, please visit the American Studies Leipzig (ASL) website at http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de

Name
Room
Phone
Prof. Dr. Crister Garrett
3505
97 37 335
Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen
3507
97 37 331
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez
3508
97 37 343
Dr. Katja Schmieder
3502
97 37 334
Sebastian Herrmann, MA
3503
97 37 337
Florian Bast, MA
3502
97 37 334
Anja Eifert, MA
3501
97 37 336
Catherine Sharpe
3501
97 37 336

 
II. SECRETARY´S OFFICE

Isabel Holzke
Room 3506

Phone: 97 37 330
Fax: 97 37 339
Email: americanstudies@uni-leipzig.de

Office Hours:

Monday: 10 am - 1 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 10 am - 3 pm


III. ADVISING

At the Institute for American Studies, students can rely on a comprehensive network of advisors to assist them with the organization of their programs of study. Please visit the ASL website for contact information and office hours of our faculty and staff.

These faculty members are available for the following concerns:

Questions relating to program requirements; general guidance and advice on how to organize your studies:

  • Dr. Katja Schmieder, Sebastian Herrmann, MA, Anja Eifert, MA, Florian Bast, MA
     

Advice and services concerning transfer from another university or from another degree program; credit for study abroad:

Questions relating to specific fields of study, including format of exams:
  • SHP/Kulturgeschichte: Prof. Crister Garrett, Anja Eifert, MA
  • LC/Literaturwissenschaft: Prof. Anne Koenen, Dr. Katja Schmieder, Sebastian Herrmann, MA, Florian Bast, MA
IV. REGISTRATION FOR CLASSES
 
Most classes require prior registration. To learn more about registration procedures for students in different ASL programs (Magister, BA, MA; service for Lehramt), please have a look at the Registration Information Sheet available in the following news item: http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/blogs/15/registration-information-winter-term-201112. As access to some classes is quite competitive, please take the procedures and deadlines for registration seriously.

V. AMERICAN STUDIES MODULES

Modules in the BA and MA programs are designed to achieve specific learning goals, they entail a specific amount and specific types of coursework and examinations, and they may have prerequisites. To learn more about these, we strongly encourage you to have a look at our program's Module Catalog (BA; MA) and at the appendix to our Conditions of Study (BA; MA).

VI. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International Students are very welcome in the courses offered by the Institute for American Studies. To learn more about places available in individual courses, please contact the instructor, and describe your situation briefly (i.e., exchange student, international guest student, participating in an international degree program). We will do our very best to include you in our courses.

VII. COURSES

Course catalogs of past semesters can be found in the Downloads and Resources Area.

For course offerings in Linguistics, please consult the British Studies course catalog, available at the website of the Institute for British Studies (http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~angl).

Unless stated otherwise, classes start in the week of October 10th 2011.
Students are responsible for keeping track of updates on actual course dates (some are alternating).
Addresses:
GWZ (Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum), Beethovenstr. 15
NSG (Neues Seminargebäude), Universitätsstr. 5
HSG (Hörsaalgebäude), Universitätsstr. 7
Commerzbank (formerly Dresdner Bank) (Interim), Dittrichring 5 - 7
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