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[Travelling]

I’m currently on a one-person study tour through the US to research the ongoing presidential elections. I will post larger, in depth-pieces to American Studies Leipzig’s election blog and will use my personal blog below to report on the everyday encounters. More information on my journey is also available in this news item. Please enjoy reading, and please comment or ask questions.

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The Digital Winter Semester at American Studies Leipzig

In the upcoming winter semester 2020/21, all instruction at ASL will be done remotely, mostly via Zoom and Moodle.

 

What You Should Know About the Upcoming Semester

Please carefully read the attached “Digital Winter Semester Guidelines” for details. The document contains advice on how to navigate the upcoming semester, on what technology you should ideally prepare, and other details.

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Next Picador Professor Oksana Marafioti

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Oksana Marafioti as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2020/21.

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Picador Seminars by Oksana Marafioti in the Winter Term 2020/21

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2020/21, Picador Professor Oksana Marafioti will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Immigration, Ethnicity, and Citzienship in the American Short Story

Tuesdays, 5 pm-7 pm (taught remotely)

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Secretariat Closed until October 18

Due to illness, the secretariat has to remain closed until October 18, 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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ASL's Gesine Wegner Receives Publication Award for Excellence in Comic Studies

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce that Gesine Wegner, doctoral fellow at ASL, is the recipient of the 2020 Martin-Schüwer Publication Award for Excellence in Comic Studies. The Martin-Schüwer Prize is presented annually by the Society for Comics Studies (ComFor) and the Committee for Comic Studies (AG Comicforschung) of the German Society of Media Studies (GfM).

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EVENTS FOR FIRST SEMESTERS by the student representatives (Fachschaftsrat)

EVENTS FOR FIRST SEMESTERS

 

8 Oct. 2020 (11am-5pm) - OFFICE HOURS FOR 1ST SEMESTERS

We will meet on Jitsi.meet and you can ask us any questions concerning your studies. We can help you put together your schedule or set up your Wahlbereich / Wahlfach.

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Repeat exam "US-American Popular Culture: History, Media, Methods" on Oct. 29

 

The repeat exam for the lecture in the module “Literature & Culture II” (04-001-1007) will take place on Oct. 29 at 3:15 pm. It will be an e-exam. More information will be provided not later than one week before the exam.

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