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20197Aug

Next Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Morgan Jerkins as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2019/20.

20197Aug

Picador Seminars by Morgan Jerkins in the Winter Term 2019/20

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2019/20, Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Black Women and Their Interior Lives in Literature 

Tuesdays, 11am-1pm, GWZ 3.5.15

Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is an author, journalist, and editor.

20196Aug

Conference Announcement: "Beyond Narrative" (October 10-12, 2019)

Conference at American Studies Leipzig
10-12 October, 2019
Beethovenstr. 6, 04107 Leipzig (University Library Lecture Hall)

This conference aims to map the borderlands of narrativity. It asks how the narrative and the non-narrative—tied to symbolic forms such as database, play, spectacle, network, or the lyric—work together in instances of cultural expression.

Repeat Exam for 1401 Lehramt Module (Literaturen und Kulturen der USA)

Date: 
09. Oct 11:00 - 13:00

The repeat exam for the Lehramt module "Literaturen und Kulturen der USA" will take place on Wednesday, October 9 at 11am in HS 11.

Please make sure you are properly registered for the exam. 

201923Jul

Picador Professor Josh Weil Interviewed by LVZ

Current Picador Professor Josh Weil was recently interviewed by the Leipziger Volkszeitung about his past few months in Germany. Among other topics, he talks about his impressions of living in Leipzig and Saxony, his literary interest in Russia, current politics, and his teaching experiences at ASL. You can read the full interview (in German) on the LVZ website.

201923Jul

Secretary's office closed from Friday afternoon through August 7

Please note that the secretary's office will be closed from July 29 until August 7 including. We will be back for you on Thursday, August 8. 

Please also note that on Friday, July 26, the secretary's office will close at noon already.

Franziska Pfab
Secretary to the Chair of American Literature

 

201917Jul

aspeers Calls for Contributions on Pride and Shame by 27 October 2019

aspeers just published its new calls for papers. Embedded into the American Studies Leipzig MA program, aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level scholars of American studies in Europe.

Guest Lecture by Prof. Heike Paul on Feminism in the Age of Trump

Date: 
19. Jul 16:00 - 17:30

Prof. Heike Paul, chair of American literary and cultural studies at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, will hold a lecture on the topic "#MeToo and Other Kinds of Feminisms in the Age of Trump" on Friday, July 19, 4pm, at the GWZ lecture hall (Beethovenstr. 15).

201916Jul

Grades for Prof. Garrett's Project Module (Winter Term 2019/20)

The grades for Prof. Garrett's Project Module are now available on AlmaWeb. Students may inquire at the secretary's office which faculty to approach for feedback on their exam performance.

Franziska Pfab
Secretary to the Chair for American Literature

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