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International Climate Policy: On the Road to Paris 2015

15. Apr 18:00 - 20:00

A Public Talk on US and Chinese Climate Policy with Jennifer Morgan

15 April 2015
6 - 8 pm
Albertina Library Lecture Hall


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.

Picador Reading

10. Jul 18:00 - 20:00

Please join us for a special reading event with current Picador Professor Lauren K. Alleyne, Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy K. Smith, and former Picador Professor Catherine Chung.

10 July
6-8 pm
Deutsches Literaturinstitut Leipzig


The three distinguished American authors will read from their work and discuss it among themselves and with the audience.

Picador Reading with Lauren K. Alleyne

07. May 19:00 - 21:00

Internship Workshop

20. Apr 17:00 - 19:00

On April 20, 2015, Internship Coordinator Carlo Becker will hold an internship workshop together with Katrin Saure from the University of Leipzig's Career Service.

Symposium on the Culture and Politics of Consumerism in the U.S.

06. Feb 14:00 - 17:00

The students of the 2015 American Studies Leipzig Project Module cordially invite you to a symposium on the Culture and Politics of Consumerism in the contemporary United States.

February 6, 2015

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Universität Leipzig, Campus Augustusplatz

Neues Seminargebäude 420


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

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

26. Jan 17:30 - 19:00

A Library and Research Workshop on Immigration
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

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

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

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.

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