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200620Nov

ASAA Joins American Author Dave King for Reading in Leipzig

American Studies, Leipzig. 20 November 2006.

On November 16, the ASAA (American Studies Alumni Association) had invited to a literary event with American writer Dave King, who read from his novel The Ha-Ha. A story about the experience of war, about disability, silence, and endurance, The Ha-Ha was published in 2005 to much critical acclaim and soon became a national bestseller. The excerpts that were read by King brought to live a markedly American voice, rich with nuances and complex characters.

200616Nov

ASL Joins Deutschlandfunk National Call-In Show

American Studies, Leipzig. 16 November 2006.

200614Nov

ASL Joins Friederich Ebert Foundation for Election Event

American Studies, Leipzig. 15 November 2006.

American Studies Leipzig joined the Friederich Ebert Foundation and the Magdeburg German-American Dialog Center on November 9th in Magdeburg to assess the dynamics and consequences of the American Congressional Elections 2006. Some 200 audience members raised a series of questions, especially about the implications of the elections for the Presidential Elections in 2008.

200611Nov

ASAA Presents Dave King Reading

The American Studies Alumni Association (ASAA) is proud to announce the following event:

American author Dave King will be reading from his novel "The Ha-Ha."
King's debut is an exciting yet graceful novel about the experience of war, about communication, silence, and family.

Dave King lives in Brooklyn and currently is fellow at the American Academy in Rome.

Thursday, 16 November
7 pm
Café im Haus des Buches
Gerichtsweg 28

200610Nov

ASL and US Consulate Hold Election Event

American Studies, Leipzig. 10 November 2006.

American Studies Leipzig in cooperation with the United States Consulate in Leipzig held an 2006 Congressional Elections Event on Wednesday, November 8th. Some 150 people from the Campus and the City of Leipzig came together to discuss what shaped the elections, and what the elections mean for the United States, both at home and abroad.

For photos of the event and more details, please click here.

20069Nov

ASL Interviewed by Chemnitzer Freie Presse

American Studies, Leipzig. 9 November 2006.

American Studies Leipzig was interviewed by the Chemnitzer Freie Presse (7 November 2006) on the Congressional Elections and what they mean for the country's politics and the future course of the United States at home and abroad.

The Freie Presse has a readership of approximately one million people per day.

To read the interview and article, please click here.

20063Nov

ASL and US Consulate To Hold Evening Election Event

American Studies, Leipzig. 3 November 2006.

20062Nov

ASL Participates in Foreign Ministry Conference

"Inspiring People: Culture and Education in German Foreign Policy"

200618Oct

ASL Holds Second Annual Student Orientation Week (SOW 2006)

American Studies, Leipzig. 18 October 2006.

American Studies Leipzig has held its second annual Student Orientation Week (SOW). The goals of SOW 2006 were to introduce students to the new BA Program in American Studies, to allow students to get to know each other, and to acquaint the incoming BA Class of 2006 to the broader American Studies Community in Leipzig. Events were held over a period of three days.

For more information and a photo essay, please click here.

200617Oct

American Studies Leipzig Welcomes Its First BA Students

American Studies, Leipzig. 17 October 2006.

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