BA Theses

To write your BA thesis at American Studies Leipzig, you need two advisers from the list of BA advisers below. Please carefully familiarize yourself with the deadlines and with the procedures for choosing an adviser. Please note that thesis advisers have limited capacity, so it is best to start the conversation early.

Specifically, please note that you will need to 1) work with an adviser to identify a potential topic before you b) write a proposal, which, if approved, will allow you to hand in the necessary paperwork with the Prüfungsamt. The BA Thesis Guidelines spell out the process in detail:

Faculty Members Advising BA Theses

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Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler
Professor and Chair for American Literature
Room 3507 | Phone: (0341) 97-37331
Office Hours: Summer Term 2021 (while classes are in session): Thursdays, 3-4 pm, via Zoom (pls email me at least an hour in advance)

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/kanzler
katja.kanzler@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisMA ThesisStEx ThesisExecutive Director
 
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Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez
Professor for American Studies and Minority Studies
Room GWZ 3 5.08 | Phone: (0341) 973 7343
Office Hours: During the Summer semester teaching period: Thursdays, 3-4 pm. Please contact me for a zoom appointment or callback.

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/pisarz
pisarz@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisMA ThesisStEx ThesisExamination Board
 
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PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz
Visiting Professor for American Cultural History
Room 3505 | Phone: (0341) 97-37335
Office Hours: Please email to make an apointment for a telephone call or a video chat

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/stieglitz
olaf.stieglitz@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisMA ThesisStEx Thesis
 
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Dr. Sebastian M. Herrmann
Akademischer Assistent (Senior Assistant Professor for American Literature)
Room 3503 | Phone: (0341) 97-37337
Office Hours: until Feb. 4: Thu 3-4, online
Break: Feb 12., 4pm, + Feb 26., 4pm, online (Please email me ahead of time for the link)

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/herrmann/
smherrmann@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisMA ThesisCurricular Advising
 
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Dr. Stefan Schubert
Akademischer Assistent (Senior Assistant Professor for American Literature)
Room 3503 | Phone: (0341) 973 7337
Office Hours: Starting Apr 12: Mondays, 3-4pm (via Zoom—please email me at least an hour before)

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/schubert
stefan.schubert@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisMA ThesisCurricular Advising
 
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Annika M. Schadewaldt, MA
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Junior Assistant Professor for American Literature)
Room 3502 | Phone: (0341) 973 7334
Office Hours: summer term: Thur, 3-4pm (on Zoom; please email me at least an hour before)

https://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/schadewaldt
annika.schadewaldt@uni-leipzig.de
BA ThesisBA/MA Credit Transfer
 
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Tobias Schlobach, MA
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Junior Assistant Professor for American Cultural History)
Room 3501 | Phone: (0341) 973 7336
Office Hours: during the semester break: via Zoom by appointment (please contact me in advance so I can send you a link accordingly)

tobias.schlobach@uni-leipzig.de
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Dr. Katja Schmieder
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Junior Assistant Professor for American Literature)
Room 3502 | Phone: (0341) 973 7334
Office Hours: Summer Semester: Thursdays, 10-11am, via Zoom

http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/faculty/schmieder
schmieder@uni-leipzig.de
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