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MDR Figaro Does Live Interview with ASL on Presidential Election

American Studies, Leipzig. 26 September 2008

MDR Figaro, the leading culture and news radio program for central Germany (Mitteldeutschland), did a live interview with ASL for its noon program on 26 September. Reporter Stefan Melk spoke with Crister Garrett about the financial crisis, what this would mean for the remainder of the campaign, implications for other central themes in transatlantic relations, and what we can expect regarding the planned debate tonight between John McCain and Barack Obama.


ASL Faculty Member To Teach at Stanford

From January through March 2009, and with the support of a Fulbright Commission, Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez will do a guest lectureship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. She will teach a course at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. The course will be in the field of Latino/a Studies, one of her core research areas and the subject of her 2005 book MexAmerica: Genealogien und Analysen postnationaler Diskurse in der kulturellen Produktion von Chicanos/as (American Monograph Series).


BDI Invited ASL to Election Roundtable in Berlin


American Studies, Leipzig. 17 September 2008.


Nächste Sprechstunde Prof. Keil

Die nächste Sprechstunde von Herrn Prof. Keil findet am 25.09.2008 von 16.00-17.30 Uhr statt.


Nachprüfung SHP I

Die Nachprüfung SHP I findet am 26. September 2008 von 11-13 Uhr im Raum 2 5.16 statt.


American Studies Leipzig Welcomes New Secretary Andrea Siebeck

American Studies Leipzig welcomes Andrea Siebeck as the institute's new secretary for the time that Ms. Keyselt is on leave. Ms Siebeck, who has studied American Studies in Halle and has worked as a freelance English teacher before, has started her new job on 19. August with enthusiasm; The secretariat now offers new, regular, and expanded office hours for students. Please see the Staff page for more information.


American Studies Leipzig Student Caterina Rost Travels to US for GOP/DEM Conventions

American Studies Leipzig student Caterina Rost left Sunday on a flight to the US to visit the Democratic and Republican National Conventions this fall. The trip is part of the research project she does investigating the current elections and especially the "youth vote." See her blog at americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/blog/4 for more details.


Klausuren "The Canon and Popular Culture" korrigiert

Die Abschlussklausuren der Vorlesung "The Canon and Popular Culture" wurden von Frau Prof. Koenen korrigiert und können ab Dienstag, den 26.08., im Sekretariat eingesehen werden.


Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Submissions for its 2 (2009) Issue

The Leipzig-based graduate journal aspeers calls for submissions by graduate students (MA- or equivalent levels) of European American Studies and related fields by October 31 (November 14 for creative submissions).

The 2 (2009) issue of aspeers will be organized around concepts of migration and mobility.

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