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201824Apr

Beginning Narrative Liminalities: First Workshop Meeting

Americanists from all over Germany convened in Leipzig on April 20 and 21 to inaugurate a Research Network on "Narrative Liminality." Funded by the German Research Foundation, the network serves to explore the boundaries and interrelationships between the symbolic forms of narrative, play, data, ritual, spectacle, and others. It is meant to test and advance the assumption that these forms are best understood as gradable rather than as binary, and that important cultural and symbolic work is done in the spaces where these forms meet, intersect, or overlap.

BART Research Bash with Picador Prof. Alleyne and Dr. Bast

Date: 
02. Jul 17:00 - 19:00

Seventh BART Research Bash (GWZ Room 2.5.16)

In our continuing effort to familiarize students with the research projects of scholars at American Studies Leipzig, ASL will host the next BART Research Bash, an informal event with snacks and soda in which two of the institute‘s scholars discuss both their present research interests and their scholarly biography.

The speakers will be:

Picador Prof. Lauren K. Alleyne

20149Dec

Frank Usbeck Completes His Research and Lecture Tour with a Talk at the University of Nebraska

In the wake of a workshop at the annual convention of the American Studies Association on 6-9 November 2014, organized with current and former American Studies Leipzig students and faculty (Katja Kanzler, Alice Hofmann, and Sebastian M.

Regional Colloquium

Date: 
20. Jun 09:00 - 20:00

For more information, cf. americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/ReCo.

Poetics of Politics

Date: 
20. Jun 16:00 - 22. Jun 13:00

Please join us for an international conference on Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture on June 20-22, 2013 at Leipzig.

More information is available at the conference webpage at: www.narrativeculture.de/!/PoP.

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