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Hilary Leichter

Hilary is the author of the novel Temporary, which was shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, longlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and was a finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award. Her writing has appeared in n+1, The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New York Times, Conjunctions, and has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Yaddo, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. Her next two novels are forthcoming from Ecco. Hilary teaches at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Lehramt Courses

04-AME-1402 Literatures and Cultures of the USA

Overall module responsibility: Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler
Module organization & coordination: Dr. Eleonora Ravizza


MA Courses

Political Cultures in a Transatlantic Context (04-038-2005)

Overall module responsibility: Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz
Module organization & coordination: Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz


BA Courses

Society, History, Politics I (04-001-1002)

Overall module responsibility: Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz
Module organization & coordination: Heather Pruessing


Course Catalog Summer Semester 2022

Below please find our course catalog. We will update these pages throughout the break and the semester. Unless stated otherwise, classes start in the week of April 4, 2022.
Students are responsible for keeping track of updates on actual course dates (some are alternating). 



Contact Information


Group 2: Written Exam Society, History, and Politics II (04-001-1006) - Prof. Dr. Stieglitz

04. Feb 10:00 to 12:00

Module Society, History, and Politics II (04-001-1006)

Lecture: American Horizons – North American History in a Global Context II: From the Civil War to 2001: Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Group 2 - Written Exam on Feb 4, 2022, 10 - 12 am, Online open-book mode

Syndicate and Classify: 

Portfolio due “Creative Writing: Imagining America” (04-001-1019) - Picador Prof. Don Mee Choi

31. Jan 15:15 to 16:45

“Creative Writing: Imagining America” (04-001-1019)

Poetry Writing - Picador Prof. Don Mee Choi

Keep a portfolio of creative writing through the semester, consisting of poems generated from writing prompts, including rough drafts and revisions, and final versions. Each student will select 12-14 fully revised poems for a chapbook and give a reading from it.  

portfolio due Jan 31, 2022



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