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"US Climate Change Policy:" Lecture by Prof. Thomas L. Brewer

22. Nov 15:00 - 17:00

Professor Thomas L. Brewer will give a lecture on "US Climate Change Policy: Status and Prospects" for students and faculty memebers at ASL from 3 to 5 pm (room 2.516).

Talk by Kansas State Senator Chris Steineger

01. Dec 17:00 - 18:30

Kansas State Senator Chris Steineger will visit Prof. Garrett's US-EU seminar from 3 to 5 and hold a talk at ASL from 5 - 6:30 pm on "Current Trends and Challenges in American Politics."

"Perspectives of a Professional Diplomat:" Talk with Consul General Mark J. Powell

08. Dec 17:00 - 18:30

Consul General Mark J. Powell will hold a talk at American Studies Leipzig (room 2.516) on "The United States, the Americas, and Transatlantic Relations: The Perspectives of a Professional Diplomat."

Sons and Other Flammable Objects: Picador Reading with Porochista Khakpour

28. Nov 20:00 - 22:00

Picador reading with Porochista Khakpour at Skala/Schauspiel Leipzig, 8 pm.

Porochista Khakpour, award-winning author and current Picador guest professor at American Studies Leipzig, will read from her novel Sons and Other Flammable Objects as well as from her new unpublished work. The reading and the following talk will be presented by the TV-journalist Minou Amir-Seh.

More information on Porochista Khakpou can be found on her ASL website.

The Burden of Inherited History: Lecture by Lev Raphael

09. Nov 18:00 - 20:00

The Burden of Inherited History: Lecture by Lev Raphael (Bibliotheca Albertina, 6 pm)

Service Learning Symposium-Please Join Us to Celebrate!

21. Jul 17:00 - 20:00


On 21 July 2011, American Studies Leipzig will celebrate the successful launch of the Service Learning module. 


27. Oct 17:00 - 19:00

American Studies Leipzig will host the third 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 speaker's will be Prof. Dr. Hartmut Keil and Sebastian M. Herrmann, MA.


*UPDATE: Chuck Klosterman and Ben Alpers Roundtable on "The Spectator vs. The Sport"

American Studies Leipzig
is proud to present a
Picador Guest Professorship for Literature Roundtable

“The Spectator vs. The Sport”


Thursday, 10 July 2008, 5pm
Lecture Hall of the Deutsches Literatur Institut DLL
Wächterstraße 34



[Update: With Fotos] Student-Organized 4th of July Party

The BA Class of '06 invites the American Studies Leipzig Community to join them for an Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 4th, 2008 at the GWZ Innenhof. The BBQ will start at 5pm. Please be prepared to bring a cover charge of 2 Euro.


The Party was a lot of fun! See pictures by BA student Anika Brandt below:

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Panel Discussion: 1968 in America: Then and Now

American Studies Leipzig invites you to the following event:

Panel Discussion: „1968 IN AMERICA: THEN AND NOW“

Monday, 23 June
6 pm - 8 pm
Städtisches Kaufhaus
Room 2-08

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