Exam Dates Summer Semester 2021

Exam Dates Summer Semester 2021

Bachelor Courses

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

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

  • written exams:  July 12, 2021; 3 – 5 pm (group 1)

                                  July 14, 2021; 10 am – noon (group 2) 

Please sign up for either group with Dr. Stieglitz via Email until July 7, 2021.

Analytical Seminar (Heather Prüßing)

  • presentations: August 20, 2021

Tutorial (Heather Prüssing)

  • papers due: August 20, 2021

 

Module “Literature and Culture II” (04-001-1007)

Lecture: US-American Popular Culture: History, Media, Methods (Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler)

  • Online Take-Home Exam: 27 July, 2021; 9:15 – 10:45 am

Seminar: “Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?”: American Postwar Literature and Culture (Annika Schadewaldt)

and

Seminar: Aliens, Androids, and Others: Cultural Anxieties in Science Fiction Film and TV” (Dr. Eleonora Ravizza)

and

Seminar: Fictions of Class in US Culture (Dr. Stefan Schubert)

  • presentations: July 23, 2021
  • final essays due: September 3, 2021

 

Module “Society, History and Politics III” (04-001-1010)

Seminar: Slavery in North America: History – Historiography – Memory (PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz)

  • papers due: September 30, 2021

Seminar: Society, History, and Politics (Tobias Schlobach)

  • exams: July 8, 2021; 3 - 5 pm 

                      July 9, 2021; 3 - 5 pm

Module “Literature and Culture III” (04-001-1011)

Seminar: Timeless Age (Dr. Katja Schmieder)

and

Seminar: Sex in American Literature (Sheila Heti)

  • oral exams: July 20, 2021; 4 – 7 pm

                             July 21, 2021; 4 – 7 pm

 

Module “Ethnicity and Diversity in US-Culture II: Multicultural and Multilingual America” (04-001-1012)

Seminar: Tracing cultural and linguistic variation in US-American presidential speeches since World War II (Prof. Dr. Ole Schützler)

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Seminar: Fictions of Race in American Literature and Culture (Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez)

  • paper deadline: August 30, 2021

 

Master Courses

Module “Political Cultures in a Transatlantic Context” (04-038-2005)

Seminar: History of Eugenics in American Society (PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz)

  • papers due: September 19, 2021

Seminar: The Politics of Genre (Dr. Stefan Schubert)

  • papers due: September 19, 2021

 

Module “Media and Society in a Transatlantic Context” (04-038-2006)

Seminar: Narrative across Media: (Post-) Television (Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler)

  • term papers due: September 3, 2021

Seminar: The New Hollywood: Film and US Cultural History, 1965 – 1980 (PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz)

  • papers due: September 19, 2021

 

Module “Difference in Literature” (04-038-2007)

Seminar: The Historical Imagination in US Fiction (Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler)

  • term papers due: September 3, 2021

Seminar: “How does it feel to be a problem?” Literary Negotiations of Blackness from Slavery to the Present (Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez)

  • paper deadline: October 1, 2021

 

Module “Interamerican Spaces and Latino/a Cultures” (04-038-2016)

Seminar: Race, Ethnicity and Space (Prof Dr. Gabriele Pasarz-Ramírez)

  • paper deadline: October 1, 2021

Seminar: The Americas in American Literature (Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez)

  • paper deadline: October 1, 2021

 

Lehramt Courses

Module “Literatures and Cultures of the USA” (04-AME-1402)

Lecture: US American Literature: Beginnings to Present (Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler)

and

Seminars 1402.SE01a/b/c US Cultural History and Politics: Values and Institutions (Dr. Eleonora Ravizza)

and

Seminars 1402.SE01d/e/f/g US Cultural History and Politics: Myths and Narratives (Stephanie Sommerfeld)

  • written lecture exam: July 28, 2021; 5 pm (will take place on Moodle)