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ASL's Stefan Schubert Defends His Doctoral Thesis on "Narrative Instability"

On Monday, June 25, 2018, ASL instructor Stefan Schubert successfully defended his doctoral thesis in front of a dissertation committee and an audience of about 30 people. This process is part of receiving a doctorate degree at Leipzig University's Philological Faculty.

Dissertation Defense: Stefan Schubert on "Narrative Instability"

25. Jun 15:00 - 17:00

Room GWZ 4.4.15


Frank Usbeck Publishes Monograph on Native American Imagery in Nazi Germany

Frank Usbeck, who graduated and earned his PhD from American Studies Leipzig, recently published his dissertation Fellow Tribesmen. The Image of Native Americans, National Identity, and Nazi Ideology in Germany. Awarded with the Rolf Kentner Dissertation Prize of the Heidelberg Center for American Studies in 2011, the dissertation was published with Berghahn Books in New York in June.


ASL's Claudia Müller Interviewed on the Cultural Dimension of Fatness / Fat Poor

American Studies Leipzig doctoral student Claudia Müller was interviewed about the cultural dimension of fatness in the Kreuzer magazine. In the interview, Müller speaks about the cultural studies perspective on fatness, on differences between fat discourses in Germany and the US, and about the stereotype of the Fat Poor.

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