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MA Town Hall Meeting

Date: 
13. Jan 17:00 - 18:00

On January 13, 2016, American Studies Leipzig will hold a town hall meeting for students who are interested in applying for the institute's MA program. The meeting will take place at 5 pm in the Humanities Building (GWZ), room 3 5.15. ASL faculty and staff will answer questions about the application procedure and the program itself.

The Current Study Abroad Landscape in the United States

Date: 
25. Nov 12:00 - 14:00

The Case of California and its National Context

Please join us for a brownbag roundtable discussion with Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow, Anthony Yuen, about studying in California and the US.

25 November
12-2 pm
GWZ 4.415

 

Von Franken nach New York: Amerikanistik, Startups, Perspektiven

Date: 
19. Nov 18:00 - 20:00

PLEASE NOTE:

THE EVENT HAD TO BE RELOCATED TO GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTLICHES ZENTRUM, 2.516



Der German American Mitteldeutschland Entrepreneurship Dialogue (GAMED) lädt ein zu einem Gespräch über berufliche Perspektiven während und nach dem Studium mit Ralph Cibis.

19 Nov. 2015

6-8 pm

GWZ 2.516

Shell Shocked: Documentary Film Screening

Date: 
12. Nov 19:30 - 22:00

New Orleans has one of the highest per capita murder rates in the US, far higher than the national average. Eighty percent of the victims are black males, mostly in their teenage years. This award-winning documentary sheds light on a widely neglected crisis and gives voice to those who try to fight it.

12 November 2015
7:30 pm
Jedermann (Georg-Schwarz-Str. 28)

Picador Reading with Linh Dinh

Date: 
10. Nov 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Linh Dinh's reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11) on Tuesday, November 10, 7pm!

You can find out more about Prof. Dinh's works and activities on his faculty page. More information about the event can be found in the attached flyer and poster.

Pioneer Publishing in the Postacademic World

Date: 
16. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on disruptive publishing with Dr. Jennifer Zahrt, CEO of Rubedo Press, Seattle.

16 July 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

 

Rubedo is a small publisher that cultivates critical academic translations of source texts previously unavailable in English, alongside philosophical treatises, and artistic creations.

Immigration, Religion, Citizenship: Documentary Film Screening

Date: 
15. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a screening of a documentary of the 2013 ASL study tour to Houston, Texas. The film will address major insights into the complexity of Houstonian society that students from Leipzig and Krakow, Poland, gained during their trip.

15 July 2015
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

 

The documentary will be introduced by Elisabeth Böhme from the Leipzig-Houston e.V.

International Conference: Democracy and Difference in the "Pacific Century"

Date: 
09. Jul 11:00 - 11. Jul 13:00

This conference seeks to bring together diverse scholars and a variety of other voices exploring the meaning of the trans­pacific in the context of trans­atlantic interactions and transnational American Studies. The bridging theme will be dialogues on difference and democracy as explored in diverse forms of expression, including literature, culture, knowledge construction, politics, economics, and the narrating of history.

Strategies for Effective Communication

Date: 
06. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

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

6 July 2015
GWZ 2.516
5-7 pm

 

The Hardboiled Writer in Hollywood

Date: 
01. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for a public lecture with Professor Jason Stevens (University of Pittsburgh) on Raymond Chandler, postwar Los Angeles, and Film Noir.

1 July 2015
HS 2
5-7 pm
 

Professor Stevens has taught at Harvard University and the University of Maryland and has been a fellow of the National Humanities Center in Durham, NC. His work focuses on mid-to late-20th-century American literature and US cultural and intellectual history.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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