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The Current Study Abroad Landscape in the United States

25. Nov 12:00 - 14:00

The Case of California and its National Context

Please join us for a brownbag roundtable discussion with Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow, Anthony Yuen, about studying in California and the US.

25 November
12-2 pm
GWZ 4.415


Von Franken nach New York: Amerikanistik, Startups, Perspektiven

19. Nov 18:00 - 20:00



Der German American Mitteldeutschland Entrepreneurship Dialogue (GAMED) lädt ein zu einem Gespräch über berufliche Perspektiven während und nach dem Studium mit Ralph Cibis.

19 Nov. 2015

6-8 pm

GWZ 2.516

Shell Shocked: Documentary Film Screening

12. Nov 19:30 - 22:00

New Orleans has one of the highest per capita murder rates in the US, far higher than the national average. Eighty percent of the victims are black males, mostly in their teenage years. This award-winning documentary sheds light on a widely neglected crisis and gives voice to those who try to fight it.

12 November 2015
7:30 pm
Jedermann (Georg-Schwarz-Str. 28)

Picador Reading with Linh Dinh

10. Nov 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Linh Dinh's reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11) on Tuesday, November 10, 7pm!

You can find out more about Prof. Dinh's works and activities on his faculty page. More information about the event can be found in the attached flyer and poster.

Pioneer Publishing in the Postacademic World

16. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on disruptive publishing with Dr. Jennifer Zahrt, CEO of Rubedo Press, Seattle.

16 July 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516


Rubedo is a small publisher that cultivates critical academic translations of source texts previously unavailable in English, alongside philosophical treatises, and artistic creations.

Immigration, Religion, Citizenship: Documentary Film Screening

15. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a screening of a documentary of the 2013 ASL study tour to Houston, Texas. The film will address major insights into the complexity of Houstonian society that students from Leipzig and Krakow, Poland, gained during their trip.

15 July 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516


The documentary will be introduced by Elisabeth Böhme from the Leipzig-Houston e.V.

International Conference: Democracy and Difference in the "Pacific Century"

09. Jul 11:00 - 11. Jul 13:00

This conference seeks to bring together diverse scholars and a variety of other voices exploring the meaning of the trans­pacific in the context of trans­atlantic interactions and transnational American Studies. The bridging theme will be dialogues on difference and democracy as explored in diverse forms of expression, including literature, culture, knowledge construction, politics, economics, and the narrating of history.

Strategies for Effective Communication

06. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for the third workshop in a series on intercultural and business communication between Americans and Germans. The workshop will offer basic lessons, case-studies, and practical exercises.

6 July 2015
GWZ 2.516
5-7 pm


The Hardboiled Writer in Hollywood

01. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public lecture with Professor Jason Stevens (University of Pittsburgh) on Raymond Chandler, postwar Los Angeles, and Film Noir.

1 July 2015
HS 2
5-7 pm

Professor Stevens has taught at Harvard University and the University of Maryland and has been a fellow of the National Humanities Center in Durham, NC. His work focuses on mid-to late-20th-century American literature and US cultural and intellectual history.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Heading Out: Study Abroad Roundtable

29. Jun 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for an advising roundtable with American Space Study Abroad Coordinator Tobias Schlobach with a special focus on studying abroad in the United States.

29 June 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2516


Mr. Schlobach will discuss how to find the university or program that is right for you, when and how to apply for scholarships, and how to prepare for your stay abroad.

The event is free and open to public.

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