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Debating American Gun Culture: A Language & Culture Workshop

Date: 
14. Nov 17:00 - 19:00

Gun ownership in America is protected by the Second Amendment to the US Constitution. Firearms are widely used in the US for self-defense, hunting, or target shooting and have become an integral part of American culture. 

Especially in recent years, gun rights advocates and supporters of stricter gun control have vigorously debated the future of gun culture in the US and brought the topic back to the public stage.

Road to the White House

Date: 
03. Nov 18:00 - 20:00

Please join us for a panel discussion about the presidential election 2016 with presidential politics experts Professor Paul S. Rundquist (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) and Professor Crister S. Garrett (Leipzig University).

ASLAA Professional Roundtable

Date: 
28. Oct 18:00 - 20:00

Unsere Professional Roundtables sind eine ideale Gesprächsplattform für Studierende, die mit Alumni/ae von American Studies Leipzig in Kontakt kommen möchten. Regelmäßig werden in diesem Rahmen Ehemalige eingeladen, die von ihrem Einstieg in das Berufsleben und ihrer Berufserfahrung berichten. Im Anschluss an die Gesprächsrunde gibt es die Möglichkeit, gezielt Fragen an die Gäste zu stellen.

What to do with American Studies? - An ASLAA Workshop

Date: 
25. Oct 18:00 - 20:00

Studierende der American Studies stellen sich während ihres Bachelors oder Masters sicher oft die Frage, welche Berufe sie mit ihrem Abschluss ergreifen können. Da am Ende des Studiums kein konkreter Beruf wartet, gibt es eine große Auswahl an Jobs und viele mögliche Perspektiven und Wege, die ihr einschlagen könnt. Steige ich direkt in das Arbeitsleben ein? Ist eine Promotion für mich das richtige? Wie stehen meine Chancen im Ausland? Welche Tätigkeiten kommen überhaupt für mich in Frage?

Translating the Migratory World into Poetry – A Reading with Dong Li

Date: 
19. Oct 18:00 - 20:00

ASL, in cooperation with the Konfuzius-Institut Leipzig, invites to a reading from Dong Li’s work.

October 19
6pm
Konfuzius Institute Leipzig

Otto-Schill-Straße 1
04109 Leipzig
 

Has the Transpacific Replaced the Transatlantic?

Date: 
17. Oct 17:00 - 19:00

Public lecture with Dr. Mireya Solís, holder of the Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies at the Brookings Institution.

Presidential Election 2016

Date: 
15. Sep 16:23 - 18:23

Change in the White House, Change in American Power and Purpose in the World?

13SepPlease join us for a roundtable discussion on the US Presidential Election 2016 with international relations expert, Dr. Adam Garfinkle.

Reflections of an American Teacher in a German Classroom

Date: 
14. Sep 17:00 - 19:00

14SepPlease join us for a roundtable discussion on the transatlantic experience of teaching with ASL Language & American Society Education Coordinator, Katie Protano.

14 September 2016
5-7 pm
GWZ 2.516

 

Picador Reading with Paul La Farge

Date: 
22. Nov 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Paul La Farge's' reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11) on Tuesday, November 22, 7pm!

You can find out more about Prof. La Farge's works and activities on his faculty page. More information about the event can be found in the attached poster.

aspeers 9 launch

Date: 
14. Jul 18:00 - 20:00

Please join us for the launch of this year's edition of aspeers: emerging voices in american studies! We will have drinks and snacks, and the event is free and open to the public.

July 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bibliotheca Albertina

aspeers is a peer-reviewed journal for graduate-level American studies in Europe published by MA students at the University of Leipzig, Germany.

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