Exam Dates Summer Semester 2021

Exam Dates Summer Semester 2021

Bachelor Courses

Module “Society, History, and Politics I” (04-001-1002)

Lecture: American Horizons – North American History on a Global Context I: From Colonial Times to the Civial War (PD Dr. Olaf Stieglitz)

  • written exams:  July 12, 2021; 3 – 5 pm (group 1)

                                  July 14, 2021; 10 am – noon (group 2) 

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Former Picador Professor Daniel Peña Will Moderate a Discussion with Roger Rosenblatt for a Special Virtual Fulbright Event on May 14

As part of the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, former ASL Picador Professor Daniel Peña will moderate a special virtual Fulbright event, Roger Rosenblatt: The Writing Life, taking place on Friday, May 14, 2pm EST (8pm CEST).

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LC-I Repeat Take-Home Essay

For participants of last winter’s Literature and Culture I module who have failed the overall module (i.e., your module grade is 5,0), you may redo those parts of the module exam that were graded 5,0. The instructions for the repeat take-home essay will be uploaded to Moodle on May 21; the essay will be due on June 6 at 11 am.

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Save the Date: Picador Reading with Sheila Heti on May 19

Please join us for Picador Professor Sheila Heti’s reading, “Mermaids, Stories and Sex” on Wednesday, May 19, 7pm! Sheila Heti will read from her books, The Middle Stories and How Should A Person Be? The reading will be followed by a conversation with journalist Teresa Bücker about writing, her time as a Picador Guest Professor, online seminars, sex, and feminism. The event will be held in English and streamed on YouTube (please click here).

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Study Abroad Workshop On May 21 (rescheduled)

Whether you study American Studies in our BA or MA programs, we highly recommend going abroad for one or two semesters, as it will undoubtedly be immensely beneficial to your academic, personal, and professional goals and interests.

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Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies

Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies

Wöll, Steffen. “Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies.” ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies 29 (2020) 1: 87–107. Print.

The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Shadow over Innsmouth.'

The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Shadow over Innsmouth.'

Wöll, Steffen. “The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘The Shadow over Innsmouth.’” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 68 (2020) 3: 233–249. Print.

Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast

Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast

Wöll, Steffen. “Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast.” Polish Journal for American Studies 14 (2020): 197-209. Open Access.

Imagining Southern Spaces Hemispheric and Transatlantic Souths in Antebellum US Writings

Imagining Southern Spaces Hemispheric and Transatlantic Souths in Antebellum US Writings

Bozkurt-Pekár, Deniz. Imagining Southern Spaces Hemispheric and Transatlantic Souths in Antebellum US Writings. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2021. In Print. Dialectics of the Global.

Secretariat Closed

Unfortunately, due to illness, the secretariat has to remain closed until further notice. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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