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Crafting Economic Security: TTIP Conference

29. Apr 10:00 - 30. Apr 16:00

Germany and Europe are seeking to build a 21st century trade architecture with North America. The Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are the most significant transatlantic effort since the end of the Cold War to craft a new model of economic security between North America and Europe. These efforts are controversial, however, and are being hotly debated on both sides of the Atlantic. Join us for a one-day conference with leading experts and the U.S.

Half-Time Report

20. Apr 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a talk on the presidential elections in the US with Prof. Paul Rundquist.

Albertina Library Lecture Hall
Beethovenstraße 6
04107 Leipzig


Prof. Rundquist was a Senior Researcher at the Congressional Research Service for some thirty years. He is internationally recognized as an expert in the relations between Congress and the Executive Branch. He has advised parliaments around the world on legislative affairs.

Building Opportunity? TTIP Symposium

15. Apr 09:00 - 17:00

A TTIP Symposium

15 April
Deutsches Literaturinstitut Leipzig

You can sign up for the symposium here.

What Are We Talking About?

11. Apr 17:00 - 19:00

Intercultural communication has become indispensable in the global workplace.

April 11
GWZ 2516
5-7 pm

In this seminar, Dr. Uta Kremer will present the concepts of intercultural communication, evaluate current dynamics of internationalization and their influence on the job market, and discuss the need for intercultural expertise.

Urban America : Mediating City Space as Place

02. Apr 09:00 - 16:00

Fifth American Studies Leipzig Graduate Conference

Deutsches Literaturinstitut Leipzig
April 2, 2016

The Fifth American Studies Leipzig Graduate Conference “Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place,” seeks to investigate the cultural, social, and political production of spatial realms and places in an interdisciplinary framework.

You can find more information here.

Michael Grimwood lecture

06. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Details: Join us for a public lecture by Prof. Michael Grimwood from North Carolina State University about William Faulkner's That Evening Sun. This lecture is part of Prof. Junker's lecture "American Literary History." 

Location: Hörsaalgebäude, HS 2

The event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Society, History, Politics II - Make Up Exam

11. Apr 17:00 - 19:00

The make up exam for the module Society, History, Politics II will take place

Monday, 11 April 2016
Room: GWZ 4.4.15
Time: 5-7 pm

Narrating War - Representation, Repression, Remembrance

05. Feb 13:00 - 17:00

American Studies Leipzig cordially invites you to this year's undergraduate research symposium on the narrativity of war.

War has always been a part of human coexistence. It shapes world politics and greatly affects the individual. How is war, in all its complexity, culturally mediated? How do war narratives impact a society's understanding and imagination of war? How powerful is these narratives influence on global politics?

From Alterglobalization to Occupy Wall Street

13. Jan 18:00 - 20:00

Please join us for a public talk on the contemporary American left with Blair Taylor (New School for Social Research, NYC / FU Berlin). 

13 January 2016
6-8 pm
Room: 2.516
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Leipzig


Taylor examines how political transformations within left social movements have helped to construct a “new spirit of capitalism” that addresses widespread demand for an ethical lifeworld, simultaneously innovating and modernizing while neutralizing critique.

"Warum die Moderne nicht für mich gemacht ist" : Abschiedsvorlesung Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen

02. Feb 17:00 - 19:00

2. Februar 2016, 17:00
Deutsches Literaturinstitut
Wächterstraße 34


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