[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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​​​​​​​Repeat Exam “Literatures & Cultures of the USA” (04-AME-1402) on Oct. 6, 2022 5:15 - 6:45 pm


Repeat Exam “Literatures & Cultures of the USA” (04-AME-1402)

Date: Oct. 6, 2022 
Time: 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: NSG 126

Please make sure you are properly registered for the exam. 

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Review Sessions (Klausureinsicht) for LC2 and 1402 Lecture Part

Review Sessions (Klausureinsicht) for LC2 and 1402 Lecture Part

For the exams of the LC2 lecture (“US-American Popular Culture”) and the lecture part of the module 1402 (“Survey of US-American Literature”), review sessions are being offered in which students can receive individual feedback on their performance in the exam.

The sessions will be offered on Monday, September 12, 2022. There will be in-person and remote options available.

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Secretariat closed Aug. 01 - Aug. 08 2022


ASL Secretariat will be closed Aug. 01 - Aug. 08. 2022.

Thanks you for your understanding. 

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Office Hours during Semester Break Summer 2022


Office Hours during Semester Break Summer 2022

Prof. Dr Katja Kanzler - until further notice, all office hours via zoom (please email at least one hour in advance)

Tuesday, July 19, 2 – 3 pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2 – 3 pm

Thursday, Aug. 18, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Thursday, Sep. 15, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Prof. Dr Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez - until further notice, all office hours via zoom (please email at least one hour in advance)

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aspeers Calls for Contributions on American Apocalypses by October 16, 2022

aspeers just published its new calls for papers. Embedded into the American Studies Leipzig MA program, aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level scholars of American studies in Europe.

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Next Picador Professor Emily Nemens

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Emily Nemens as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2022/23.

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Picador Seminars by Emily Nemens

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2022/23, Picador Professor Emily Nemens will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

 

Writing the Short Story

Wednesdays, 3:15-4:45

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Picador Reading with Hilary Leichter

On July 1, 2022, current Picador Guest Professor Hilary Leichter gave a reading at GfZK in Leipzig. About 40 people attended the event at which Professor Leichter read several passages from her novel Temporary. As part of the event, Leichter was in conversation with Svenja Gräfen, author of Radikale Selbstfürsorge Jetzt!, speaking about the process of revision, writing about work and its discontents, and writing as work. 

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