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Bavarian Public Radio Interviews ASL about Presidential Election

American Studies Leipzig. 4 November 2008.

Bavarian Public Radio, the largest provider of radio news for the State of Bavaria, interviewed ASL about the likely outcomes of the 2008 presidential election.


RBB Info Radio Interviews ASL About Presidential Election

American Studies Leipzig. 4 November 2008.

Radio Berlin-Brandenburg Info Radio, the largest public news radio for Berlin and Brandenburg, interviewed ASL for the morning news show about the implications of the presidential election for German-American and European-American relations.


Leipzig Job and Internship Fair on 6 November

American Studies, Leipzig. 29 October 2008


UPDATED: Guest Lecture: Simon Koschut of the DGAP Speaks on the Upcoming Elections


In a room packed with over 30 students, Simon Koschut of the DGAP spoke on the future of German-American relations in face of the upcoming election. Among others, Koschut discussed the areas of the global financial system, the trade system, foreign policy, and climate change as areas in which different dynamics are going to unfold.

The lecture was followed by a half-hour long discussion of various aspects of the current presidential election.


:) Class Wars, a Party Announcement(, and some election notes)

Next to the secretariat on the fifth floor, American Studies Leipzig's unique Offline Message Board is enjoying increasing attention. Most recently, a party announcement for 30th October has popped up, squeezed in on the left hand side of the board. Also, traces of a class war waging within the institute? ;) Another hot topic, of course, are the upcoming presidential election...


Final Call: aspeers still accepts submissions for the 2 (2009) issue on migration and mobility

The Leipzig-based graduate journal aspeers still accepts submissions of student work (both academic and artistic) on the topic of "Migration and Mobility." The journal is a unique project launched as part of the MA program in 2007. It publishes outstanding work by MA/Magister students in American Studies programs across Europe.


iDEWEY canceled October 21

Due to business travel, Prof. Garrett's iDEWEY class is canceled on Tuesday, October 21. The next session will take place as scheduled.


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As a rule, most classes for Magister Hauptstudium require prior enrolment. Enrolment procedures are specified in each course description (please see the course catalog ).


Prof. Garrett's classes canceled October 16

Due to business travel, all of Prof. Garrett's classes are canceled on Thursday, October 16.


Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez receives Senior Lecturer position at University of Groningen in the Netherlands

Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez from the American Studies Institute has received a full-time position as Senior Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Dr. Pisarz-Ramirez has established herself as one of the leading scholars in Latina/o studies. Her book MexAmerica (2005) has received widespread praise.

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