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201713Oct

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, 2018.

201712Oct

Change of Rooms in Literature and Culture I and Project Module

Please note that, starting next week,

Feeling New York: Classless Urban Geographies and Affective Capitalist Reconciliation in Horatio Alger’s Ragged Dick

Wöll, Steffen. “Feeling New York: Classless Urban Geographies and Affective Capitalist Reconciliation in Horatio Alger’s Ragged Dick.” Emotion, Space and Society 24 (2017): 1-8. Print.

Inertia and Movement: The Spatialization of the Native Northland in Jack London’s Short Stories

Wöll, Steffen. “Inertia and Movement: The Spatialization of the Native Northland in Jack London’s Short Stories.” GeoHumanities 3.1 (2017): 65-87. Print.

The Politics of Melodrama: Nostalgia, Performance, and Gender Roles in Revolutionary Road

Ravizza, Eleonora. "The Politics of Melodrama: Nostalgia, Performance, and Gender Roles in Revolutionary Road." Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture. Ed. Sebastian M. Herrmann et al. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. 63-80. Print.

'We Don't Want Life to Look Difficult, Do We?': Representations of the Fifties and Self-Reflexive Nostalgia in Mad Men

Ravizza, Eleonora. "'We Don't Want Life to Look Difficult, Do We?': Representations of the Fifties and Self-Reflexive Nostalgia in Mad Men." COPAS 14.1 (2013): 1-14. Web.

Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Herrmann, Sebastian M., Carolin Alice Hofmann, Katja Kanzler, Stefan Schubert, and Frank Usbeck, eds. Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. Print. American Studies - A Monograph Ser. 258.

Objectivism, Narrative Agency, and the Politics of Choice in the Video Game BioShock

Schubert, Stefan. "Objectivism, Narrative Agency, and the Politics of Choice in the Video Game BioShock." Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture. Ed. Sebastian M. Herrmann et al. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. 271-89. Print.

'Lose Yourself': Narrative Instability and Unstable Identities in Black Swan

Schubert, Stefan. "'Lose Yourself': Narrative Instability and Unstable Identities in Black Swan." COPAS 14.1 (2013): 1-17. Web.

20171Oct

Writing Orientation I/II/III

With the beginning of the new Semester, ASL is offering three workshops on academic writing geared to the three BA cohorts, firstyears, secondyears, and thirdyears. The workshops are held by Katherine Protano.

  • Oct. 9, 5-7pm, GWZ 3 5.15: Writing Orientation I (entering class of 2017)
  • Oct. 10, 5-7pm, GWZ 2 5.16: Writing Orientation II (second-year BA students)
  • Oct. 11, 5-7pm, GWZ 2 5.16: Writing Orientation III (third-year BA students)

 

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