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"2501 Migrants:" Film Screening with Yolanda Cruz

10. Jan 17:30 - 20:00

Award-winning filmmaker Yolanda Cruz will present and discuss her documentary 2501 Migrants at the Hörsaalgebäude (HS 20). The movie follows the story of Alejandro Santiago, a Mexican artist who returns to his hometown after living in France, and finds it almost abandoned as many of the former inhabitants migrated to the United States.

ASL Book Club will discuss Octavia Butler´s Kindred with Dr. Qiana Whitted

09. Dec 17:00 - 19:00

On December 9, 2011, the ASL Book Club will gather again to discuss Octavia Butler's novel Kindred. We will meet at 5 pm in the ASL homebase, GWZ 2.516.

Talk by Ambassador Janet E. Garvey

12. Jan 18:00 - 19:30

Ambassador Janet E.  Garvey will hold a talk at ASL about "Why NATO Will Continue to Matter for America and Europe." The event will be at the GWZ, seminar room 2.516.

"US Climate Change Policy:" Lecture by Prof. Thomas L. Brewer

22. Nov 15:00 - 17:00

Professor Thomas L. Brewer will give a lecture on "US Climate Change Policy: Status and Prospects" for students and faculty memebers at ASL from 3 to 5 pm (room 2.516).

Talk by Kansas State Senator Chris Steineger

01. Dec 17:00 - 18:30

Kansas State Senator Chris Steineger will visit Prof. Garrett's US-EU seminar from 3 to 5 and hold a talk at ASL from 5 - 6:30 pm on "Current Trends and Challenges in American Politics."

"Perspectives of a Professional Diplomat:" Talk with Consul General Mark J. Powell

08. Dec 17:00 - 18:30

Consul General Mark J. Powell will hold a talk at American Studies Leipzig (room 2.516) on "The United States, the Americas, and Transatlantic Relations: The Perspectives of a Professional Diplomat."

Sons and Other Flammable Objects: Picador Reading with Porochista Khakpour

28. Nov 20:00 - 22:00

Picador reading with Porochista Khakpour at Skala/Schauspiel Leipzig, 8 pm.

Porochista Khakpour, award-winning author and current Picador guest professor at American Studies Leipzig, will read from her novel Sons and Other Flammable Objects as well as from her new unpublished work. The reading and the following talk will be presented by the TV-journalist Minou Amir-Seh.

More information on Porochista Khakpou can be found on her ASL website.

Tag der Offenen Hochschultür

12. Jan 09:00 - 18:00

Reading by Elliot Weinberger

27. Sep 20:00 - 22:00

Reading by Elliot Weinberger at the Haus des Buches

LC-II Exam and Paper Consultation

12. Oct 13:00 - 15:00

Students who participated in the LC-II module can look at their lecture and research paper results and have their grade explained to them by the instructors of the module in GWZ, Room 3 5.15.

Students who wrote their paper in Dr. Dallmann's class can contact her via e-mail, as she will not be present at the meeting.

Students who wrote their paper in Alice Hofmann's class will be able to discuss their work with Sebastian Herrmann.

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