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Offline Message Board Changes after the Election

Before the election:

after the election on Wednesday, it notes an Obama Wipeout:

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Students Party for Election, MDR reports

For more on the election, see the American Studies Leipzig Election Blog

On Nov. 4th, American Studies Leipzig students celebrated a warm-up party for the upcoming presidential election. They met over beer, pizza, and snacks to get ready for a long night of watching TV and following the results as they came in.

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:) Class Wars, a Party Announcement(, and some election notes)

Next to the secretariat on the fifth floor, American Studies Leipzig’s unique Offline Message Board is enjoying increasing attention. Most recently, a party announcement for 30th October has popped up, squeezed in on the left hand side of the board.

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Homepage Update

On Oct 15, the American Studies Leipzig homepage underwent several upgrades, security-related and regular, to ensure future service quality. We apologize for a 15 minute downtime between 9:45 and 10 am, a rather unusual time slot as we usually perform updates Sunday night.

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Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez receives Senior Lecturer position at University of Groningen in the Netherlands

Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez from the American Studies Institute has received a full-time position as Senior Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Dr. Pisarz-Ramirez has established herself as one of the leading scholars in Latina/o studies. Her book MexAmerica (2005) has received widespread praise.

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New Picador Professor Nancy Kress

American Studies Leipzig welcomes the Winter 2008/09 Picador Guest Professor for Literature Nancy Kress.

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BA Module Registration Confirmation for the Wahlbereich

The lists of students accepted into American Studies Leipzig BA modules for their Wahlbereich is available for download as of now.

Students who find their Matrikel-No. on this list need to confirm their registration at the American Studies Institute on

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American Studies Offline Message Board

Complementing our very successful online communication platforms lehrbox and the ASL homepage, American Studies Leipzig now offers a new offline feature to the community: The first and only American Studies Offline Message Board ;)

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Online at American Studies Leipzig - ASL Brings Wireless LAN to GWZ' 5th Floor

As of this semester, American Studies Leipzig is offering Wireless Lan Access to students in the seminar and conference room, and in the vicinity on the fifth floor of the GWZ (Beethovenstr. 15). The Wireless Lan technical infrastructure and bandwith is provided by the Rechenzentrum of the university and works through the same authentication mechanism the University Library (and the New Campus) offers.

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Short Homepage Outages Today, Thu Oct 9, 11-14 hrs

Due to technical problems the University Rechenzentrum had during unusually high load peaks during the Wahlbereich selection, the American Studies Leipzig homepage has been periodically unavailable for time spans of a few minutes each, starting at 11am this morning. While the reasons for these problems lie outside the institute, we do apologize for the inconvenience caused by these malfunctions.

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