Narrative and Play in American Studies: Ludic Textuality in the Video Game Alan Wake and the TV Series Westworld

Schubert, Stefan. “Narrative and Play in American Studies: Ludic Textuality in the Video Game Alan Wake and the TV Series Westworld.” Playing the Field: Video Games and American Studies. Ed. Sascha Pöhlmann. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2019. 113-30. Print.

Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik

Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik

Wöll, Steffen. Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2019. Print. With
Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez.

The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse

The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse

Wöll, Steffen. The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2020. Print. Dialectics of the Global.

Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture

Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture

Schubert, Stefan. Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture. Heidelberg: Winter, 2019. Print. American Studies - A Monograph Ser. 305.

New Book on Representations of the Fifties in Popular Culture

ASL’s Eleonora Ravizza has recently published her dissertation titled Revisiting and Revising the Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture: Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia in Film and Television. The book was published by J.B. Metzler.

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Office Hours during the Semester Break Summer 2020


To help with social distancing procedures, we no longer offer in-person office hours for the foreseeable future. To receive a remote consultation, email the instructor you want to talk to at least 1 hour before the beginning of their office hours to request a callback. In that request, please include your telephone number. Some instructors might offer additional remote options (via Skype, Google Hangouts, or another solution) — please see below.

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CANCELLED - Online Internship Roundtable with ASLAA e.V. on June 30 at 6.30 PM

Update 29 June 2020: the event will be postponed to the following semester. New date t.b.a.

 

On June 30, the American Studies Leipzig Alumni Association e.V. (ASLAA) will host an Internship Roundtable in cooperation with the Internship Coordinator Office.

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Exam Dates Summer Semester 2020

Exam Dates Summer Semester 2020

Bachelor Courses

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

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

  • open-book exams:

          July 13, 2020; 3 - 5 pm (group 1)
          July 15, 2020; 10 am - noon (group 2)

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