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200720Jul

Uni Journal interviews Picador Professor James Hopkin

The July Issue of Leipzig's Universitätsjournal features an interview with Picador Professor James Hopkin. In the interview, Hopkin talks about his experiences in Leipzig and his impressions of the city.
You can read the article online, or browse the complete July issue of the magazine.

200718Jul

OFFICE HOURS DURING THE SUMMER BREAK 2007

Prof. Anne Koenen:
22 August 10 - 11 a.m.

Prof. Hartmut Keil:
31 August 11 a.m.

Prof. Crister Garrett:
August and September only by e-mail

Dr. Katja Kanzler:
15 August 3 - 4 p.m.
1 October 3 - 4 p.m.

Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez:
4 September 1 p.m.

Sebastian Herrmann:
troughout August: by appointment

Frank Usbeck:
5 September 9-11 a.m.
12 September 9-11 a.m.

200717Jul

ASAA Invites You to a Panel on Changing Perceptions of the U.S.

The American Studies Alumni Association cordially invites you to a panel-discussion on changing perceptions of the United States. The panel will be held at the

Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Grimmaische Straße
Saturday, 21 July
10:30 am.

200712Jul

Picador Reading by James Hopkin

The Veranstaltungsforum der Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck and American Studies Leipzig jointly hosted the second Picador Professorship Reading in the Galerie Pierogi on Thursday, July 12. In the gallery packed with over 70 guests, Picador Professor and novelist James Hopkin read from his novel Winter under Water. He was joined by his guest, anglo-indian writer Priya Basil, who read from her novel Ishq and Mushq.

20079Jul

Registration Procedures for BA and MA Students

American Studies Majors

BA- and MA-students need to register for their Modules via HIS-LS.

20074Jul

ASL to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of the Frank Freidel Library

American Studies Leipzig cordially invites to join the 10-year commemoration of the Frank Freidel Memorial Library

on Tuesday, July 10
5 - 7 pm
at the Bibliotheca Albertina
Lecture Hall, 1st floor

20073Jul

Please Join Us for Picador Professor James Hopkin's Reading

American Studies Leipzig cordially invites you to join the Picador Guest Professor James Hopkin's public reading on 12 July, 8pm, at Galerie Pierogi.

20071Jul

First Freidel Resident Madeleine Vala Arrives in Leipzig

American Studies Leipzig is proud to welcome Prof. Madeleine Vala (University of Puerto Rico) as its first Frank Freidel Resident. Initiated to mark the Frank Freidel Library's 10th anniversary, the residency-program allows scholars to pursue research projects at American Studies Leipzig and its library. The Frank Freidel Library has extensive holdings in the fields of United States history, literature, and culture as well as access to the fields' most important data bases.

200716Jun

Polish Ambassador to America to Speak to ASL

Poland's Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Janusz Reiter, will speak to American Studies Leipzig and the City of Leipzig on Thursday, 21 June 2007, at the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig. The subject of his talk will be "From the Atlantic Community to a Transatlantic Space?". Mr. Reiter has also served as Ambassador to Germany during the 1990s. The Director of the Polish Institute Leipzig, Mr. Michal Maliszewski, will introduce the Ambassador.

The talk will be followed by a reception.

200714Jun

American Poets read at Haus des Buches on June 19

The Consulate General and the Haus des Buches cooperate in an event that brings young American poets together for a reading on Tuesday, June 19, 8pm at the "Literaturcafe des Haus des Buches."

The poets will read, together with their translators, from a new anthology called "Junge Amerikanische Lyrik." Among the participants are: Matthea Harvey, Christian Hawkey, Jeffrey McDaniel, Kevin Young, Steffen Popp, Ron Winkler, Jan Wagner, and Uljana Wolf.

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