Exam Dates Summer Semester 2020

Exam Dates Summer Semester 2020

Bachelor Courses

Module “Society, History, Politics I” (04-001-1002)

Lecture: American Horizons – North American History in a Global Context I: From Colonial Times to the Civil War (PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz):

  • open-book exams:

          July 13, 2020; 3 - 5 pm (group 1)
          July 15, 2020; 10 am - noon (group 2)

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I’m currently on a one-person study tour through the US to research the ongoing presidential elections. I will post larger, in depth-pieces to American Studies Leipzig’s election blog and will use my personal blog below to report on the everyday encounters. More information on my journey is also available in this news item. Please enjoy reading, and please comment or ask questions.


Course Catalog Winter Semester 2020/21

The course catalog for the Winter Semester 2020/21 is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester.

Anne Keyselt
ASL Secretariat

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New Arrangements in the Bibliotheca Albertina

While the doors to the Bibliotheca Albertina had been closed for the sake of everyone’s health during the current COVID-19 situation, some rearrangements in the organization of the open access areas for British and American Studies took place.

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Stefan Schubert's Office Hours on July 13 Cancelled

My office hours on July 13 need to be cancelled—I’m sorry for the inconvenience.

My next regular office hours will be on July 23 and August 24, 10am-noon, via Zoom.

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New Book on Representations of the Fifties in Popular Culture

ASL’s Eleonora Ravizza has recently published her dissertation titled Revisiting and Revising the Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture: Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia in Film and Television. The book was published by J.B. Metzler.

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Office Hours during the Semester Break Summer 2020

Prof. Kanzler

23 July, 3-4 pm
13 August, 3-4 pm
17 September, 3-4 pm

PD Dr. Stieglitz

by phone or zoom; please make an email-appointment:

Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez

23 July, 12 - 1 pm
11 August, 12 - 1 pm
7 September, 12 - 1 pm

Dr. Schmieder


Dr. Herrmann

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CANCELLED - Online Internship Roundtable with ASLAA e.V. on June 30 at 6.30 PM

Update 29 June 2020: the event will be postponed to the following semester. New date t.b.a.


On June 30, the American Studies Leipzig Alumni Association e.V. (ASLAA) will host an Internship Roundtable in cooperation with the Internship Coordinator Office.



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