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Picador Seminars by Oksana Marafioti in the Winter Term 2020/21

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2020/21, Picador Professor Oksana Marafioti will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Immigration, Ethnicity, and Citzienship in the American Short Story

Tuesdays, 5 pm-7 pm (taught remotely)

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Secretariat Closed until October 18

Due to illness, the secretariat has to remain closed until October 18, 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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ASL's Gesine Wegner Receives Publication Award for Excellence in Comic Studies

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce that Gesine Wegner, doctoral fellow at ASL, is the recipient of the 2020 Martin-Schüwer Publication Award for Excellence in Comic Studies. The Martin-Schüwer Prize is presented annually by the Society for Comics Studies (ComFor) and the Committee for Comic Studies (AG Comicforschung) of the German Society of Media Studies (GfM).

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EVENTS FOR FIRST SEMESTERS by the student representatives (Fachschaftsrat)

EVENTS FOR FIRST SEMESTERS

 

8 Oct. 2020 (11am-5pm) - OFFICE HOURS FOR 1ST SEMESTERS

We will meet on Jitsi.meet and you can ask us any questions concerning your studies. We can help you put together your schedule or set up your Wahlbereich / Wahlfach.

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Repeat exam "US-American Popular Culture: History, Media, Methods" on Oct. 29

 

The repeat exam for the lecture in the module “Literature & Culture II” (04-001-1007) will take place on Oct. 29 at 3:15 pm. It will be an e-exam. More information will be provided not later than one week before the exam.

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Winter Semester COVID-19 Updates

[ Most recently updated on 2021-1-30 ]

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Module Registration Winter Semester 2020/21

Please note: While the module registration will generally take place as planned, individual modules and courses will be offered in a way that complies with the COVID-19 governmental regulations. Accordingly, please see our news items on the ASL website for the most recent information and contact your instructors.

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Repeat exam "Literatures and Cultures of the USA“ on Oct. 21

The repeat exam for module 04-AME-1402 „Literatures and Cultures of the USA“ (Lehramt) will take place on Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 pm. It will be an e-exam taken on Moodle. More information will be provided later.

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Roundtable with former German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Sept. 30

Dear ASL students,

We would like to draw your attention to an event hosted by Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Sachsen e. V. (DAIS): 4 Jahre “America First”: Die Transatlantischen Beziehungen Heute

When: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at 4:00 pm
Where: Abilene Christian University - Leipzig Villa, Käthe-Kollwitz-Str. 52, 04109 Leipzig

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Apply Now for a Student Assistant Position (deadline: August 30)

American Studies Leipzig is looking for a motivated student to help with a number of administrative tasks in the upcoming winter term. You are expected to work alongside and in support of the secretariat.

Your duties will include, among others:

  • managing the backoffice of teaching projects
  • assisting distant-teaching formats
  • providing administrative support, e.g. for paperwork involving the university’s central administration

For a successful application, you should:

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