Prof. Garrett's iTASK Seminar to Remain in NSG 224

Dear Students,

Professor Garrett's iTASK Professional Seminar will remain in NSG 224.

The next meeting, as announced, is Wednesday, 28 November, at 3:15 PM.

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Office Hours Sebastian Herrmann Canceled on 26. Nov

Sebastian Herrmann's office hours on Nov. 26 will have to be canceled.

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Prof. Garrett's Office Hours Cancelled, 27 November

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's office hours on Tuesday, 27 November will have to be cancelled.

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Former Picador Professor Daniel Peña Interviewed by ASL Student

Daniel Peña, who was Picador Guest Professor for Literature in the winter term of 2017/18, was featured in an interview for Rice University's undergraduate literary magazine R2: The Rice Review. The interview was conducted by ASL student Mascha Lange, who spent a semester abroad in Houston.

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Prof. Michael Butter Gives a Lecture on the Transnational Heroization of Donald Trump

On November 13, Prof. Michael Butter gave a lecture titled “'This Beast in the Shape of a Man': Right-wing Populism, White Masculinity, and the Transnational Heroization of Donald Trump” at Villa Tillmanns in Leipzig. In his talk, Prof. Butter, who is the Professor for American Literary and Cultural History at the University of Tübingen, analyzed the way in which Donald Trump is stylized as a hero both in the United States and in Europe. To illustrate this, Prof.

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Applications for Fulbright Travel Grants are Open

Students who are intending to study at a partner university in the US in 2019/2020 can now apply for travel grants with Fulbright Germany. Applications close on 15 January 2019.

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ASL Hosts a Podium Discussion on the Topic of Trump and Satire

On October 27, ASL’s Prof. Katja Kanzler led a podium discussion on the topic of satire, its limitations and affordances, and its potentials in the pushback against Donald Trump's policies and politics. The event was attended by about fourty people and took place at Galerie KUB. The panel consisted of four contributors, who each brought their own unique backgrounds to the table.

 

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Prof. Kanzler's Office Hours on Nov 6 Canceled

Due to obligations at the DAAD, Prof. Kanzler's office hours on Tuesday, November 6 have to be canceled.

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DLF Radio Interviewed ASL's Prof. Garrett About the Letter Bombs

This week, 12 pipe bombs were sent to prominent Democrats and Trump critics. On Oct. 25, American Space Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, talked to Deutschlandfunk Radio about the incidents.

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Prof. Garrett's Office Hours Cancelled, 30 October

Dear students,

Prof. Garrett's office hours on 30 October will have to be cancelled.

As part of the Houston week in Leipzig, Prof. Garrett will hold a talk and discussion during that time about “Houston-Leipzig Connections”. You are cordially invited to join!

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