Regional Colloquium

The 2014 meeting of the American Studies Regional Colloquium is scheduled to take place on 20th June 2014 at Leipzig. We will update this page with more information in the coming weeks and months.


30 April 2014  Pre-Registration. Please let us know if you would like to participate.
06 June 2014 
Paper Deadline. Please send in papers by this date so that we can compile the reader
20 June 2014  Regional Colloquium at Leipzig


10:15 Welcome

10:30 Eleonora Ravizza. “Self-Reflexive Nostalgia for the Fifties in Recent Popular Culture”

11:15 Imanuel Nescholta. “The Experience of Space in American World War II Literature (WT)”

12:00 Lunch Break

13:30 Claudia Müller. “The Gaze on the Poor”

14:15 Antonia Purk. “Jamaica Kincaid’s Historiopoiesis”

15:00 Coffee Break

15:15 Anja Eifert. “Crafting an Effective US Public Diplomacy Strategy for Indonesia: An Analysis for Theorists and Practitioners”

16:00 Frank Usbeck. “Mission Beyond the Mission – Community Service and Civic Engagement in Milblogs”

16:45 End of Session


GWZ 2 5.16 (5th Floor); Beethovenstr. 15; 04107 Leipzig

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Please contact Sebastian M. Herrmann with questions and to receive a copy of the reader.