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201830Jan

Two ASL Students Share their Adventure in Geneva, NY

 

Two of our students are currently spending a semester abroad at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY.

 

Maximilian and Constantin share their experience on our Study Abroad Blog. For the next three months, you can follow them on their adventure. Impressions from the beautiful campus, freezing temperatures, and the challenges of settling in are featured in their most recent posts.

 

The Secrets of Success - Learning From Silicon Valley and Israel

Date: 
22. Feb 18:00 - 20:00

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PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT AT THE LINK BELOW:
https://goo.gl/forms/TESD26ECS93ZNZDE3

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Join the American Space Leipzig for a roundtable discussion on innovation and success in the tech industry with Gideon Marks, Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator and Board Advisor at GlobeKeeper.

Gideon Marks has been active in high tech for 30 plus years in growth companies from inception through initial public offering and in M&A transactions. Working with many entrepreneurs from Europe, Korea, Israel, and Silicon Valley led Gideon to share his experience with what makes startups more successful than others and what is needed as far as leadership, traction, funding, and technology. 

In his talk he will focus on topics such as: doing the right things, telling a good story to investors, numbers have to add up, finding the right investors, building credibility. In addition Gideon will cover the topic of innovation and why Silicon Valley and Israel spearhead it.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

201821Jan

Prof. Garrett Discusses the Government Shutdown at DLF

On January 20, American Studies Leipzig's Prof. Crister S.

201817Jan

Updated: Exam Dates Winter Semester 2017/18

Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001)

Lecture: American Literature: Beginnings to Present (Prof. Junker):

  • January 31, 2018 (written exam, 90 minutes, between 1:00 – 3:00 pm), HS 2 (HSG)

Seminars (Schadewaldt, Becker, Schubert) and Tutorials (Prüßing, Burkhardt):

  • Take-home essay due on February 14, 2018

 

201814Jan

Apply Now - Marketing Internship at Mitteldeutscher Verlag

Mitteldeutscher Verlag is offering a marketing internship over a duration of at least eight weeks, beginning on February 12, 2018.  The working language will be German.

For further details, please see the attached document.

Film Screening: FOR AHKEEM

Date: 
09. Jan 18:30 - 21:00

On January 9, Schaubühne Lindenfels (in cooperation with the University of Leipzig and the American Studies Institute Leipzig) is screening the documentary movie FOR AHKEEM.

Post-movie discussion will be joined by Prof. Dr. Carsten Junker and Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez.

Tickets for the event are 7 EUR for a normal ticket and 6 EUR for a discounted (student ticket). Share the event with your classmates and others that would be interested.

 

MOVIE SUMMARY:

20183Jan

Prof. Garrett's Office Hours: January 10 & January 23

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's next office hours will be held on

10 January 2018, 4:30-6:00 PM

23 January 2018, 4:00-6:00 PM

@ GWZ, Room 3505

20182Jan

Picador Professor Daniel Pena Reads From His Work and Discusses Climate Change

On November 30, 2017, current Picador Professor at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig University, Daniel Peña, read from his work and engaged in a discussion with Prof. Crister S. Garrett, and Dr. Jacob Schewe from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research about the increasing impact and dangers of climate change.

 

201720Dec

Secretariat Closed

 

ASL's secretariat remains closed
December 21st - January 2nd.

MA Townhall Meeting

Date: 
08. Jan 17:00 - 19:00

Please join us for the MA Townhall Meeting on January 8, 2018 at 5 pm in GWZ seminar room 3.515.

The Townhall Meeting is open to all interested in the MA in American Studies at ASL. For more information please refer to the attached poster and visit our MA website.

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