[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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Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Consul General Ken Toko this Thursday (January 27)

“President Biden’s First Year in Office and the State of the Transatlantic Relationship” —  A Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Consul General Ken Toko

Thursday, January 27, 1:15-2:45 pm

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Next Picador Professor Hilary Leichter

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Hilary Leichter as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2022. (Photo Credit: Sylvie Rosokoff)

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Picador Seminars by Hilary Leichter in the Summer Term 2022

As part of her tenure in the summer term of 2022, Picador Professor Hilary Leichter will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

American Surrealism

Wednesdays, 11am-1pm, (classroom tba)

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Apply Now: Internship at the German Marshall Fund's Office in Warsaw, Poland

As an American Studies student, transatlantic organizations like The German Marshall Fund of the United States of America (GMF) offer great opportunities for internships and jobs. The GMF is a nonpartisan organization, founded to strengthens transatlantic relationships in regards to politics, economics, and society. There are also other internship offers online, so make sure to check their website. If you need help with your application, feel free to write an e-mail to asl-internship@uni-leipzig.de

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Internship: How to get started

Whether you already know which career you want to pursue or not, whether you already have a place for an internship in mind or not, it is always helpful to do internships to find out what you want to do after leaving the university and collect experiences in different work fields. Don’t know where to start? Reach out via e-mail: asl-internship@uni-leipzig.de!

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UPDATE Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22


Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22

Bachelor Courses

Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001)

  • Lecture: written exam on Feb 8, 2022, 9:15 - 10:50 am - Online via Moodle
  • Seminar a-c (Dr. Stefan Schubert, Solveig Kloss, George Rainov) + Tutorial a-c (Heather Prüssing): take-home essay due Feb 13, 2022 

iTASK (04-001-1004)

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aspeers Calls for Art Contributions on "American Bodies" (deadline: Jan 15)

as|peers is a print and digital journal produced and edited by MA-level students at American Studies Leipzig. In addition to showing the scholarly work produced by students from all over Europe, the journal frequently features art by young artists.

In this open call for art, as|peers is looking for:

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