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.


Apply Now: Internship at the German Marshall Fund's Office in Warsaw, Poland

As an American Studies student, transatlantic organizations like The German Marshall Fund of the United States of America (GMF) offer great opportunities for internships and jobs. The GMF is a nonpartisan organization, founded to strengthens transatlantic relationships in regards to politics, economics, and society. There are also other internship offers online, so make sure to check their website. If you need help with your application, feel free to write an e-mail to


Internship: How to get started

Whether you already know which career you want to pursue or not, whether you already have a place for an internship in mind or not, it is always helpful to do internships to find out what you want to do after leaving the university and collect experiences in different work fields. Don’t know where to start? Reach out via e-mail:!


UPDATE Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22

Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22

Bachelor Courses

Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001)

  • Lecture: written exam on Feb 8, 2022, 9:15 - 10:50 am - Online via Moodle
  • Seminar a-c (Dr. Stefan Schubert, Solveig Kloss, George Rainov) + Tutorial a-c (Heather Prüssing): take-home essay due Feb 13, 2022 

iTASK (04-001-1004)

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aspeers Calls for Art Contributions on "American Bodies" (deadline: Jan 15)

as|peers is a print and digital journal produced and edited by MA-level students at American Studies Leipzig. In addition to showing the scholarly work produced by students from all over Europe, the journal frequently features art by young artists.

In this open call for art, as|peers is looking for:

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Apply Now: Internship in Bookselling at She Said in Berlin

She said is a bookstore for queer and female authors in Berlin. They are looking for two interns next year, even if you have no experience in bookselling. So, if you always choose all the literature modules at ASL and know your way around queer literature, feminist theory, poetry, and more, apply by December 10, 2021!

You can find their posting concerning the intenships here. The text is copied from that post:


CANCELLED - In-person Office Hours for Internship Support

Due to the current situation regarding Covid-19, the internship support office hour each Wednesday 3-4 pm at GWZ 3.501 is cancelled until further notice. If you have questions regarding internships, please write an e-mail to to make an appointment. Office hours will be conducted via zoom.

Please do not hesitate to contact me and stay safe!


Secretariat Office Hours

As of Nov. 15, 2022 secretariat office hours will be by appointment only. For an appointment please send an email to

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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