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Krautgarden: Reading by US and Leipzig Authors

On 14. March, the third “Krautgarden” will take place, and this time, it will happen in New York and Leipzig!

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ASL Launches 2008 Leipzig-Fulbright Lecture Series

American Studies Leipzig is proud to welcome six distinguished Fulbright Scholars from Germany and from around Europe to the University of Leipzig for the annual Leipzig-Fulbright Lecture Series. The theme for this year’s FLS is “ Reform and Reaction in the American Revolutionary ”. The theme deals with the conflict between American Revolutionary ideals, the efforts actually to achieve such ideals, and the reactions that such efforts have unleashed. It is a theme at the heart of the American story, and its global context.

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MDR Info Interviews ASL About Presidential Primary

MDR Info, the most listened to source of news on radio in Central Germany (Mitteldeutschland), interviewed American Studies Leipzig today about the implications of the latest round of primary elections in the United States that are part of this presidential election season.

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The Atlantic Monthly Publishes Two ASL Students

One of America’s most prestigious journals of letters, The Atlantic Monthly, has published submissions by two of American Studies Leipzig’s students, Ms. Alexandra Pitzing, and Ms. Heather Carmody.

As part of celebrating its 150 years of being in print, The Atlantic Monthly created a special issue on “The American Idea” containing contributions from notable Americans. It then asked readers worldwide to write essays of up to two-hundred-fifty words on what they consider to be the essence of “The American Idea”.

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Altered Office Hours: Secretariat & Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez

This week, Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez will hold her office hour on Tuesday, May 6, from 3 pm to 4 pm. In addition, due to sickness, the Institute-Secretariat offers the following altered office-hours:

Monday, May 5: 3 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday, May 6: 10 am - 12 noon

Wednesday, May 7: 10 am - 12 noon

Thursday, May 8: 12 noon - 2 pm

Friday, May 9: 9 am - 11 am

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Welcome to American Studies at Leipzig

Area Expertise. Transcultural Literacy. International Skills. Community Dialog.

America, in its geographic contextAmerican Studies at Leipzig builds on the great traditions of European and German universities to prepare students for global engagement and international careers. In this spirit, we pursue four interrelated goals:

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aspeers on Deutschlandfunk

The Deutschlandfunk, Germany’s public radio service, had a report on the American Studies Leipzig project aspeers on the air today. ASL’s aspeers is the first and currently only Graduate Journal for European American Studies. You can find a transcript of the 4 minute feature at the Deutschlandfunk homepage or listen to the report through their audio on demand interface.

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