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Beer for a Better World

Date: 
25. Jun 17:00 - 19:00

Please join Peter Eckert and David Griedelbach, CEOs of Quartiermeister, for a roundtable discussion on so-called “sociable social entrepreneurship.“

June 25
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

Quartiermeister is a beer that works for the benefit of the community. The small business wants to show that doing business in an ecologically, economically, and socially sustainable manner works and create awareness for alternative products and correct consumption.

Narcocorridos: Guest Lecture

Date: 
24. Jun 09:00 - 11:00

Narcocorridos is a genre of traditional folk music from northern Mexico, from which several other genres have evolved. It encompasses a music culture which celebrates a different version of the American dream: violence, money, and drug dealing. Narcocorrido enjoys immense popularity on both sides of the US-Mexican border.

24 June
9- 11 am
GWZ 2.516

BART Research Bash with Picador Prof. Alleyne and Dr. Bast

Date: 
02. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Seventh BART Research Bash (GWZ Room 2.5.16)

In our continuing effort to familiarize students with the research projects of scholars at American Studies Leipzig, ASL will host the next BART Research Bash, an informal event with snacks and soda in which two of the institute‘s scholars discuss both their present research interests and their scholarly biography.

The speakers will be:

Picador Prof. Lauren K. Alleyne

ASL Independence Day BBQ on July 3

Date: 
03. Jul 16:30 - 22:00

Dear all, the ASL Event Committee is delighted to announce this year’s annual Independence Day celebration. Join our BBQ party and  spend some time hanging out with fellow students, enjoying free food, and music. For more information, check out our flyer. Hope to see you on the 3rd!

Foot Fungus is Better in America

Date: 
22. Jun 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a workshop on the daily adventures of transatlantic encounters, led by American Space Leipzig Education Coordinator, Heather Pruessing.

22 June 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

 

In her workshop, Ms. Pruessing will consider how striking cultural differences between America and Germany can become visible in seemingly trivial daily activities, such as going to the pharmacy.

The Currency of Culture

Date: 
15. Jun 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for the second workshop in a series on intercultural and business communication between Americans and Germans.

15 June 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

The workshop will offer basic lessons, case-studies, and practical exercises.

Immigration Policy Regimes at the Crossroads

Date: 
20. May 09:00 - 11:00

A Guest Lecture with Prof. Marietta Messmer University of Groningen

Both the US and the EU are currently negotiating increasingly large streams of migrants and have started to significantly extend their areas of political and legal influence beyond their national borders. In this context, Prof. Messmer will explore the complex effects that such migration policy has on migrants, citizens, and nations.

May 20, 2015
9-11 am

GWZ 2.516
 

What Are we Talking about?

Date: 
18. May 17:00 - 19:00

The First Workshop in a Series with Dr. Uta Kremer

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

18 May 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

Until the Rulers Obey: US and Latin American Social Movements

Date: 
04. May 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public lecture with Clifton Ross on US and Latin American Social Movements.  In his talk, Ross will consider diverse voices behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the 21st century. These movements have galvanized long-silenced sectors of society: indigenous people, campesinos, studnets, the LGBT community, the unemployed, and all those left out of the promised utopia of a globalized economy.

Brownbag: The Transatlantic Politics of Global Climate Policy

Date: 
15. Apr 12:00 - 14:00

A Public Brownbag* Lunch Event with Jennifer Morgan

15 April 2015
12 - 2 pm
Humanities Seminar Room (GWZ 4.415)

Jennifer Morgan is the Global Director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being.

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