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201920Nov

Eleonora Ravizza Defends Her Doctoral Thesis

On Thursday, October 24, ASL instructor Eleonora Ravizza successfully defended her doctoral thesis in front of a dissertation committee and an audience of about 20 people. This process is part of receiving a doctorate degree at Leipzig University's Philological Faculty.

Dissertation Defense: Eleonora Ravizza on The Fifties in Popular Culture

Date: 
24. Oct 16:00 - 18:00

ASL's Eleonora Ravizza will publicly defend her dissertation, titled "The Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture: Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia," on Thursday, October 24, 4pm, at GWZ 4.4.15.

201922Jan

ASL Student Mascha Lange Earns Pre-Doc Award to Pursue Doctoral Project

American Studies Leipzig is proud and happy to announce that Mascha Lange and Dr. Stefan Schubert have been granted one of Leipzig University's Pre-Doc Awards. The award will allow Mascha Lange to bridge the gap between the phase of having finished her academic degree and trying to secure long-term funding for a doctoral project. Thematically, this project, supervised by Prof. Katja Kanzler and Dr.

20189Jul

ASL's Stefan Schubert Defends His Doctoral Thesis on "Narrative Instability"

On Monday, June 25, 2018, ASL instructor Stefan Schubert successfully defended his doctoral thesis in front of a dissertation committee and an audience of about 30 people. This process is part of receiving a doctorate degree at Leipzig University's Philological Faculty.

Dissertation Defense: Stefan Schubert on "Narrative Instability"

Date: 
25. Jun 15:00 - 17:00

Room GWZ 4.4.15

20153Jul

Frank Usbeck Publishes Monograph on Native American Imagery in Nazi Germany

Frank Usbeck, who graduated and earned his PhD from American Studies Leipzig, recently published his dissertation Fellow Tribesmen. The Image of Native Americans, National Identity, and Nazi Ideology in Germany. Awarded with the Rolf Kentner Dissertation Prize of the Heidelberg Center for American Studies in 2011, the dissertation was published with Berghahn Books in New York in June.

201323Oct

ASL's Claudia Müller Interviewed on the Cultural Dimension of Fatness / Fat Poor

American Studies Leipzig doctoral student Claudia Müller was interviewed about the cultural dimension of fatness in the Kreuzer magazine. In the interview, Müller speaks about the cultural studies perspective on fatness, on differences between fat discourses in Germany and the US, and about the stereotype of the Fat Poor.

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