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Annika Schadewaldt's Office Hour on November 7th Cancelled

Annika Schadewaldt's Office Hour on November 7th, 2017 had to be cancelled.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Office Hours During the Winter Semester 2017/18

Prof. Garrett

no regular office hours due to Forschungsfreisemester

9 November, 4 – 6 pm
21 December, 4 – 6 pm

Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez

Tuesday, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
GWZ 3 5.08

Prof. Junker

Wednesday, 3:30 – 4 :30 pm, and by appointment GWZ 3 5.07


ASL's Thorsten Burkhardt interviewed by mephisto 97.6

ASL's Thorsten Burkhardt was interviewed by Leipzig University student radio mephisto 97.6 on the occasion of Stephen King's 70th birthday. In the interview, Thorsten Burkhardt talked about the mass appeal of King's books and his impact on American popular culture in general.

The interview also addressed the new movie adaptation of King's IT and why this book holds such a prominent place in American horror fiction.


Course Catalog Winter 2017/18

The course catalog for the upcoming semester (winter 2017/18) is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester.


Positions Available at the Graduate School 'Practices of Literature' in Münster

The College of Philology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster is looking for interested and qualified doctoral candidates in the area of Literary Studies starting April 1st 2018.

The following three areas are to be emphasized in the individual doctoral dissertations:

1. Literature and Society: The relationship between Literary Studies, Social Theories, Cultural Theo-ries and Studies, and Literature


ASL's Secretariat: Temporary Office Hours

American Studies Leipzig's secretariat is open again.

Our temporary office hours are:

Monday - Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You can also contact us via email
and phone (0341) 97 37330.

Claudia Müller


Auflösung der ASAA

Die Mitgliederversammlung des American Studies Alumni Association e. V. hat am 21. Mai 2015 die Auflösung des Vereins zum 31. Mai 2015 beschlossen. Grund dafür ist, dass sich kein neuer Vereinsvorstand gefunden hat.


3 Days Left to Register for American Studies Graduation Ceremony 2014

Dear students, alumnae, and alumni,

three days are left to register for this year's Graduation Ceremony.


American Studies Graduation Ceremony 2014 - Register Now

The American Studies Alumni Association (ASAA) and the ASL Event Committee will hold the American Studies Graduation Ceremony 2014 on Friday, 18 July, 2014, starting at 5 pm, in the "Alter Senatsaal" at Rektorat (Ritterstraße 26, at the corner of Ritterstrasse and Goethestrasse).


Graduation Ceremony 2014 – Save the Date: July 18th

Dear ASL students and alumni, dear graduates of 2013/2014,

this year's Graduation Ceremony will take place at July 18th.

More details on the ceremony and information on registration will follow soon.


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