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201815Oct

ASL Welcomes Prof. Katja Kanzler as New Chair for American Literature

American Studies Leipzig is delighted to announce that Prof. Katja Kanzler has assumed the position of Professor for American Literature at the institute. As previously indicated, Prof. Kanzler accepted Leipzig University’s offer to join ASL earlier this year, and she will start teaching classes in our BA and MA programs as the winter semester begins this week.

20189Jul

ASL's Stefan Schubert Defends His Doctoral Thesis on "Narrative Instability"

On Monday, June 25, 2018, ASL instructor Stefan Schubert successfully defended his doctoral thesis in front of a dissertation committee and an audience of about 30 people. This process is part of receiving a doctorate degree at Leipzig University's Philological Faculty.

201825Jun

Office Hours Sebastian Herrmann Canceled on 25. June

Dr. Herrmann's office hours will have to be canceled today, June 25th.
 

20173Dec

Dr. Herrmann's Office Hours Canceled on Monday, 3. Dec

Office Hours for Dr. Herrmann have to be canceled on Monday, 4. December, due to the Digital Humanities Day in the University Library. For all urgent matters, you can find him at the Poster Slam in the UBL, right across the street.

20171Oct

Writing Orientation I/II/III

With the beginning of the new Semester, ASL is offering three workshops on academic writing geared to the three BA cohorts, firstyears, secondyears, and thirdyears. The workshops are held by Katherine Protano.

  • Oct. 9, 5-7pm, GWZ 3 5.15: Writing Orientation I (entering class of 2017)
  • Oct. 10, 5-7pm, GWZ 2 5.16: Writing Orientation II (second-year BA students)
  • Oct. 11, 5-7pm, GWZ 2 5.16: Writing Orientation III (third-year BA students)

 

20173Apr

"Readable Selves" and "Fake News" Begin on Apr. 13

The LC-III seminar "Readable Selves" and the MA seminar on "Fake News" will begin 13. Apr. 2017.

20171Jan

Sebastian Herrmann's Office Hours Cancelled on Jan 2

Dr. Herrmann's office hours on 2nd January will unfortunately have to be canceled.
 

20165Dec

ASL's Sebastian Herrmann Receives Theodor Litt Award for Teaching

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce that Dr. Sebastian Herrmann has received the 2016 Theodor Litt Preis für Engagement in der Lehre. The price is awarded by the Vereinigung von Förderern und Freunden der Universität Leipzig, based on recommendations by the student council.

201618Nov

ASL's Sebastian Herrmann Presented at the Conference "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien"

On 29 October, American Studies Leipzig's Sebastian Herrmann spoke on politics as a form of knowledge management at a conference titled "Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politik in Fernsehserien." The conference was organized by the Research Initiative Weitersehen and sponsored by the Bundeszentrale für Politische Bil

20156Nov

ASL Receives LiT-Funding for SHRIMP Project

American Studies Leipzig's learning and teaching experiment SHRIMP will receive additional funding by the Verbundprojekt Lehrpraxis im Transfer, a joint initiative by Saxony's universities meant to stimulate didactic innovation.

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