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Carlo Becker's Office Hour Cancelled on July 13

Carlo Becker's office hour will have to be cancelled on Monday, July 13. Sorry for any inconvenience.


FSR Sommerfest on July 10

As the summer semester's class period approaches its end, the student council for English and American studies (FSR An/Am) invites you to join their Sommerfest.

When? Friday, July 10, 5 p.m.

Where? Patio of the GWZ Cafeteria

The event will feature a barbecue and a pub quiz.


as|peers Journal Release on June 19

On 19 June 2015, 2 p.m., American Studies Leipzig will celebrate the release of the eighth issue of aspeers: emerging voices in american studies, Europe’s first and currently only peer-reviewed graduate journal in American studies. The publication project is part of American Studies Leipzig’s MA program. Over the course of the last semester, an editing team of ten MA students has worked to select contributions, revise them together with the authors, edit them, and make them ready for publication.


Picador Professor Lauren K. Alleyne Read from Her Work

On Thursday, May 07, 2015, Picador Guest Professor Lauren K. Alleyne held a reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK). About fifty people attended the event, which was moderated by MDR Figaro journalist and author Ellen Schweda.


IMPORTANT: Please Check Your Enrollment Status!

As of yesterday, the data transfer from TOOL to AlmaWeb has been completed. To resolve discrepancies that might have occured during the process, please check your enrollment status (Modul- und Veranstaltungsanmeldungen) on AlmaWeb


ASL's New ERASMUS+ Partner

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce its new ERASMUS+ partnership with the University of Southern Denmarks (SDU) Center for American Studies, allowing ASL students of all degree levels to study for up to one year at one of Denmark's leading research institutions in the field. The Center for American Studies at SDU Odense complements ASL's existing partners


Writing Clinic

Starting on Monday, May 18, Assistant Lecturer Heather Pruessing will offer a weekly Writing Clinic.


Mondays 1 - 3 pm

Room H3 5.01

Prior registration via email is required.


Prof. Garrett Office Hours Altered, May 12-20

Dear Students,

From May 11 to May 22 American Studies is hosting a delegation of students and faculty from Ohio University who are participating in our Ohio-­Leipzig Transatlantic Student Seminar and Summit. As the lead faculty member, I am hosting and guiding this program. This means that I need to hold my office hours at different times during these two weeks. The office hours will thus be held

Tuesday, May 12:   17:30­ - 18:30


Carlo Becker's office hours May 4 cancelled

Unfortunately, internship coordinator Carlo Becker's office hours will have to be cancelled on Monday, May 4. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Leipzigs Partnerstadt Houston - von der Öltown zur multikulturellen Metropole

ASL Professor Emeritus Hartmut Keil will give a lecture titled "Leipzigs Partnerstadt Houston - von
der Öltown zur multikulturellen Metropole" next Thursday.

April 16, 7:00-8:30 pm
Volkshochschule Leipzig
Löhrstraße 3-7
Room 101
04105 Leipzig

The lecture will be in German. For further information, please check out the event on Facebook.

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