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History, Identity, and the Body in American and African American Literature and Culture

Date: 
16. Jan 09:00 - 11:00

Please join us for a lecture with guest professor Arlene R. Keizer titled "History, Identity, and the Body in American and African American Literature and Culture." The event is part of professor Keizer's lecture tour through Middle Germany, which is sponsored by the US Embassy.

Immigration and American Society: A Library Event

Date: 
26. Jan 17:30 - 19:00

A Library and Research Workshop on Immigration
with
Dr. Sophia Manns-Süßbrich

26 January 2015
5:30-7 pm
University Library West Wing

(Dr. Manns-Süßbrich will meet you in the library entrance hall)

American Language and Life: US Immigration

Date: 
19. Jan 17:00 - 19:00

19 January 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2516

On January 19, 2015 Heather Pruessing, Assistant Lecturer at American Studies Leipzig and Education Coordinator at the American Space Leipzig, will hold a two-hour workshop on the role of immigration in American language and life.

Study Abroad Workshop

Date: 
12. Jan 17:00 - 19:00

12 January 2015
5-7 pm
American Studies Seminar Room
GWZ 2.516

On January 12, 2015 Tobias Schlobach, Study Abroad Coordinator at American Studies Leipzig, will hold a two-hour workshop that will specifically focus on studying abroad in the United States.

You will learn 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 the public.


 

Lens on America: United States of Secrets

Date: 
08. Jan 19:00 - 21:00

8 January 2015
7-9 pm
American Studies Seminar Room
GWZ 2.516

 

United States of Secrets
Documentary Film Screening

Last year, Edward Snowden downloaded top-secret documents from a highly secure government computer network. The revelations that followed touched off a fierce debate over the massive surveillance operations conducted by the National Security Agency.

MA Colloquium Pacific Century

Date: 
02. Feb 17:00 - 20:30

Indicating the increasing global significance of the pacific space in economic, cultural, and geopolitical terms, the notion of the ‘Pacific Century’ questions the present and future of American dominance in the region. In preparation of the upcoming conference Democracy and Difference in the ‘Pacific Century’ in the summer of 2015, the graduate colloquium features explorations into different areas of research, engaging with the apparent eclipse of the ‘American Century.’ 

Study Abroad and Cultural Encounter

Date: 
16. Dec 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public workshop with Professor Peter Ecke (University of Arizona - Tucson).

16 December 2014
5-7 pm
American Studies Seminar Room
GWZ 2.516

Professor Peter Ecke is the Director of the Basic German Language Program at the University of Arizona, the Director of Arizona‘s Summer Study-in-Leipzig-Germany Program, and the Director of the Goethe-Institute Testing Center at the University of Arizona.

Becoming Transcultural

Date: 
15. Dec 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public workshop with Professor Peter Ecke (University of Arizona - Tucson).

15 December 2014
5-7 pm
Humanities Studies Seminar Room
GWZ 4.415

Professor Peter Ecke is the Director of the Basic German Language Program at the University of Arizona, the Director of Arizona‘s Summer Study-in-Leipzig-Germany Program, and the Director of the Goethe-Institute Testing Center at the University of Arizona.

Becoming American?

Date: 
09. Dec 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public lecture with Fulbright scholar Professor Christina Ziegler-McPherson on German Immigration, World War I, and the Post-War Politics of National Identity.

9 December 2014
5-7 pm
American Studies Seminar Room
GWZ 2.516

Toward a Majority-Minority Society: Globalization, Immigration, and the Growing Diversity of America

Date: 
04. Dec 11:00 - 17:00

Teacher Training Workshop
December 4, 2014

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