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20089Jan

Radio Berlin-Brandenburg Interviews ASL About Primaries

Radio Berlin-Brandenburg (Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg), the largest radio news source for northeastern Germany, interviewed ASL live today about the presidential primaries.

20089Jan

Mephisto Radio Interviews ASL About Presidential Primaries

Radio Mephisto, the main student-run radio station for the University of Leipzig and with a listenership of approximately thirty-thousand people in Leipzig and the surrounding region, interviewed ASL live in studio today about the presidential primaries and what the results in New Hampshire mean for the future course of the election season.

20089Jan

Picador-Fulbright Roundtable on Wednesday, 9 January

American Studies Leipzig is proud to offer a roundtable on The Sweet Smell Of Success on Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 7pm in Villa Tillmanns, Wächterstraße 30.

20088Jan

Kreuzer Leipzig features Picador Professor John Haskell

The January issue of Kreuzer Leipzig features the current Picador Professor John Haskell. The article reflects on Haskell's impressions of Leipzig describing how the author observes life in the city. To read the full article, please click here.

20087Jan

Leipziger Volkszeitung Interviews ASL on Presidential Primaries.

Senior Editor for International News at the Leipziger Volkszeitung, Dr. Anita Kecke, interviewed American Studies Leipzig about the results from the Iowa Caucus and what they mean for the future course of the presidential primaries. Crister Garrett noted that the results dramatically showed that in an overwhelmingly white and rural state like Iowa, voters are ready to vote for a black candidate like Barack Obama. In what was a stunning surprise to all observers, presidential candidate Hilary Clinton managed to get a majority of votes only among voters over sixty.

20083Jan

Deutschlandfunk Interviews ASL about Presidential Primaries

German Public Radio (Deutschlandfunk) interviewed ASL live on 3 January 2008 for the morning news program and the reports on the primary elections taking place in Iowa, New Hampshire, and beyond. Questions included the importance of early primaries and caucuses for setting the tone and course of the presidential election, which candidates had the best chances, what a Democratic president could mean for international politics, and how the Republican party was trying to improve its chances for re-winning the White House.

200724Dec

ASL-ASAA Celebrates Annual Christmas Holiday Bash 2007

The American Studies Alumni Association (ASAA) and ASL hosted their third annual Christmas Holiday Bash on December 20th at the Villa Tillmanns. The festivities got underway with the traditional “ASAA Christmas Lecture,” which was presented by Leo Schmieding this year. Leo introduced some findings from his dissertation on Hip Hop in the GDR during his short but very entertaining talk on “Rap your Presents!

200717Dec

Institute Secretariat - Altered Office Hours December 17-21

Due to continued illness of Anne Keyselt, the ASL Secretariat has special opening times for the week of December 17 - 21.

Times are as follows:

Monday 10am - 1pm
Tuesday 10am - 1pm
Wednesday 10am - 1pm
Thursday 10am - 1pm
Friday 9.30 am - 12.30

Thank you for your understanding!

200713Dec

Exam Dates for Winter Term 2007/08

The exam dates for the Winter Term 2007/08 are set. Starting on Monday, December 17, students can sign up for oral exam slots in the secretariat during its office hours. The dates and details can be found on our Degree Exams page.

200713Dec

Uni Journal introduces Picador Professor John Haskell

The December Issue of Leipzig's Universitätsjournal introduces the current Picador Professor John Haskell. The article portrays Haskell, his favorite things to do in Leipzig, and what he seeks to take home from his stay in town.

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