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ASL's Secretariat: Temporary Office Hours

American Studies Leipzig's secretariat is open again.

Our temporary office hours are:

Monday - Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You can also contact us via email
and phone (0341) 97 37330.

Claudia Müller


Picador Professor Tom Drury Posts Short Story on Twitter

As part of his Picador Professorship at American Studies Leipzig, the author Tom Drury took over the professorship's official Twitter account for a few hours on July 26 and posted a series of tweets that, together, form the short story "The Patron Saint of Rabies." If you missed how the story was live-tweeted, you can still reread it in its entirety on Twitter.


Repeat Exam LCII and 1401

Dear students,

The repeat exam for both the LCII exam and the 1401-exam will take place on October 10, 2017 from 9 - 11 am in NSG room S 202.

Please make sure you are signed up for your resp. exam in AlmaWeb.



CONFERENCE: Politics of Performance in Transnational Scenarios

From July 13 to July 15 2017, the University of Erfurt hosts a workshop of the DFG Research Network on the Politics of Performance in Transnational Scenarios.

If you would like to participate at the conference, please contact the organizers. You can find the relevant contact information and the conference program in the PDF file attached below.


Modulklausur "Literatures and Cultures of the USA" on July 12, 2017

Dear students,

The joint exam of Prof. Junker "American Literary History" and Ms. Ravizza ("Kultur und Diversität der USA") will take place on July 12, 2017 from 5 - 7 pm in HS 3 in the Hörsaalgebäude. 

Please make sure you are officially registered for this exam.

For further questions, please contact Wiebke Kartheus.


Leipzig University Library Awarded Title "Library of the Year 2017"

The Leipzig University Library has been awarded the title of "Library of the Year 2017." The award, awarded by the Germany Library Union (dbv) and the German Telekom Foundation, includes 20,000 Euros in prize money. "Our University Library honestly earned this award through hard work," stated Leipzig University Rektor  Beate Schücking.


Office Hours During the Semester Break Summer 2017

Prof. Garrett

Tuesday, August 8, 4 - 5 pm

Tuesday, September 5, 4 - 5 pm

and by appointment


Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez

Monday, July 31, 2 - 3 pm

Tuesday, September 5, 2 - 3 pm


Prof. Junker

by appointment

For office hours, please contact Wiebke Kartheus (wiebke.kartheus@uni-leipzig.de) at the secretariat.



Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez's Office Hour on June 27 Cancelled

Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez's office hour on June 27, 2017 had to be cancelled.

We apologize for the inconvenience.



Prof. Garrett's Office Hours, 27 June, Cancelled

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's office hours on June 27 will have to be cancelled.

Please excuse the inconvenience.


APPLY NOW: Paid Position at the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart

The Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum Stuttgart (DAZ) is currently looking for applicants for a paid position in Program/Social Meida Coordination.


Refer to the attached PDF file for more information on the position, application requirements and contact information.

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