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Annika Schadewaldt's Office Hours Cancelled This Week

Annika Schadewaldt’s office hours on Thursday, May 19th will have to be cancelled. If you wanted to see Ms Schadewaldt in her office hours this week, please send her an email to reschedule for another time.

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UPDATED rooms for Hilary Leichter's classes

Both of Hilary Leichter’s classes will take place in room 3515 (GWZ, Beethovenstr. 15, “Glaskasten”). You can find the room by going up to the fifth floor and walking down the hallway across the elevators, left of the letter boxes.

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Article on Picador Professor Don Mee Choi's Stay at ASL

Janes Behr, student assistant for PR at Leipzig University, has written an article on current Picador Guest Professor Don Mee Choi’s stay at American Studies Leipzig. You can read the article here.

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Next Picador Professor Hilary Leichter

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Hilary Leichter as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2022. (Photo Credit: Sylvie Rosokoff)

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Picador Seminars by Hilary Leichter in the Summer Term 2022

As part of her tenure in the summer term of 2022, Picador Professor Hilary Leichter will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

American Surrealism

Wednesdays, 11am-1pm, (classroom tba)

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Picador Guest Professor Don Mee Choi Wins MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Current Picador guest professor Don Mee Choi has been named as one of the 2021 MacArthur Fellows. The MacArthur Fellowship (sometimes called the MacArthur “Genius grants”) is awared annually to 20-30 people by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.” It is considered oe the most prestigious awards for intellectual and artistic achievement in the United States.

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Picador Seminars by Don Mee Choi in the Winter Term 2021/22

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2021/21, Picador Professor Don Mee Choi will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Asian American Poetry

Tuesday, 3 - 5 pm, GWZ 3516

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Next Picador Professor Don Mee Choi

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Don Mee Choi as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2021/22.

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LC-I Repeat Take-Home Essay

For participants of last winter’s Literature and Culture I module who have failed the overall module (i.e., your module grade is 5,0), you may redo those parts of the module exam that were graded 5,0. The instructions for the repeat take-home essay will be uploaded to Moodle on May 21; the essay will be due on June 6 at 11 am.

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Save the Date: Picador Reading with Sheila Heti on May 19

Please join us for Picador Professor Sheila Heti’s reading, “Mermaids, Stories and Sex” on Wednesday, May 19, 7pm! Sheila Heti will read from her books, The Middle Stories and How Should A Person Be? The reading will be followed by a conversation with journalist Teresa Bücker about writing, her time as a Picador Guest Professor, online seminars, sex, and feminism. The event will be held in English and streamed on YouTube (please click here).

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