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Prof. Garrett's classes canceled

Due to business travel, Prof. Garrett’s classes are canceled from November 12 to November 20.

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Prof. Koenen's classes canceled

Due to sickness, Prof. Koenen’s classes and office hours are canceled in the week of November 10.

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Prof. Keil's Office Hours

Prof. Keil will hold office hours this Friday, November 14, from 10-11.30am.

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American Studies Leipzig Election Wrapup

The evening after the 2008 presidential election, about 50-60 American Studies Leipzig students gathered for a two-hour discussion with Prof. Paul Rundquist. Rundquist talked about how political interventions such as the 1971 busing decision by the Supreme Court might have helped reduce racism, about the electoral map as it emerged after the election, the question of voter turn-out, and the role Obama’s social networking platform and databases might play in the upcoming presidency.

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Scheine for Ben Alpers' seminars

Scheine for Ben Alpers’s seminars (SS 2008) should be ready for pick up in the week of November 10.

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Post-Election Roundtable - Please Join Us!

 

The Day After: Analyzing the Election Results

A Roundtable with Professor Paul Rundquist


Wednesday, 5 November, 19:00-21:00

Dresdner Bank (am Dittrichring), Room 13


Ladies and gentlemen, the votes are in (well enough hopefully to declare a winner).

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Offline Message Board Changes after the Election

Before the election:

after the election on Wednesday, it notes an Obama Wipeout:

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Students Party for Election, MDR reports

For more on the election, see the American Studies Leipzig Election Blog

On Nov. 4th, American Studies Leipzig students celebrated a warm-up party for the upcoming presidential election. They met over beer, pizza, and snacks to get ready for a long night of watching TV and following the results as they came in.

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Prof. Garrett's office hours - UPDATED

Prof. Garrett’s office hours will take place on November 6. However, due to business travel, his office hours are cancelled from November 12 to November 20. Next office hours will be then on Wednesday, November 26.

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UPDATED: Guest Lecture: Simon Koschut of the DGAP Speaks on the Upcoming Elections

 

In a room packed with over 30 students, Simon Koschut of the DGAP spoke on the future of German-American relations in face of the upcoming election. Among others, Koschut discussed the areas of the global financial system, the trade system, foreign policy, and climate change as areas in which different dynamics are going to unfold.

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