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201918Apr

Deadline 29 April: MA American Studies 2019/20 Entrance Exam

Final call for applications:

The deadline for the MA American Studies entrance exam expires on April 29, 2019, at midnight. ASL strongly encourages you to submit your application packet soon if you plan on entering our MA class of 2019!

Please upload your application materials on our MA Application platform!

201918Apr

ASL's Stefan Schubert Talks about Gender Roles in Westerns and Soap Operas

On April 16, ASL's Stefan Schubert talked to a crowd of about 50 people about gender and genre in film and television, in a presentation titled "Von Lonesome Cowboys und Desperate Housewives: Geschlechterdarstellungen im US-Fernsehen." In his talk, Schubert discussed genres as mixtures between formal and cultural conventions and especially highlighted the cultural work that they do, tracing generic allegiances between the prototypical American genre of the Western and contemp

Prof. Kanzler's office hour rescheduled on Monday, April 15

Date: 
15. Apr 15:00 - 16:00

Please note that Prof. Kanzler's office hour on Monday, April 15 will be moved up one hour. It will take place from 3 to 4 pm.

201912Apr

Ceremonial Storytelling: Book launch concludes successful Leipzig – Dresden Research Collaboration

The joint research initiative “Selbst-Bewusste Erzählungen“ between scholars at ASL and TU Dresden has concluded its final project with the release of Frank Usbeck’s book on “Ceremonial Storytelling: Rituals and Narrative in Post-9/11 US Wars” published by Peter Lang earlier this month.

201910Apr

Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez Office Hours cancelled on Wednesday, 10 April

Due to a business trip, Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez' Office Hours have to be cancelled on Wednesday, 10 April.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat

201910Apr

Secretaries' office closes at 2 pm today

The secretaries' office will close one hour earlier today, Wednesday, April 10. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

04-AME-1401 Lecture exam (Prof. Kanzler)

Date: 
17. Jul 17:15 - 18:45

Lecture and Seminar: "US-American Literature: Beginnings to Present" (Prof. Katja Kanzler) / "American Cultures and Society" (Eleonora Ravizza):

  • July 17, 2019 (written exam, 90 minutes, between 5:15 - 6:45 pm), rooms HS 1 & HS 2 (HSG)

 

IASLC both Take home essays due (Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez)

Date: 
30. Sep (All day)

Seminar "Race, Ethnicity and Space" (Prof. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez):

  • Take-home essay due on September 30, 2019

Seminar "The US Southern Rimlands in the Cultural Imagination" (Prof. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez):

  • Take-home essay due on September 30, 2019

 

"Difference & Literature" Take home essay due (Prof. Kanzler)

Date: 
23. Aug (All day)

Seminar "Views from the Margin: Picaresque Traditions in US-American Literature and Film" (Prof. Katja Kanzler):

  • Take-home essay due on August 23, 2019
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