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Eleonora Ravizza's Office Hours Canceled on Monday, July 8th

Eleonora Ravizza's office hours on Monday, July 8th are canceled. For urgent matters please contact Ms. Ravizza via email.


Consulting Hours during Summer Semester Break 2019

Prof. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez:
Tues., July 16, 3 - 4 pm
Tues., August 27, 3 - 4 pm
Fri., September 6, 11 am - noon

Prof. Katja Kanzler:
Wedn., July 17, 3 - 4 pm
Tues., July 23, 2 - 3 pm
Tues., August 27, 4 - 5 pm

PD Dr Olaf Stieglitz:
Tues., August, 27, 9 - 10:30 am
Wedn., September, 11, 2 - 4 pm

Dr Stefan Schubert:
Mon., July 22, 11am - noon
Mon., August 12, 3 - 4 pm
and by appointment

Tobias Schlobach: by appointment

Eleonora Ravizza: by appointment

Screening and Discussion on "Pre-Crime"

08. Jul 17:00 - 21:00

The Working Group "Machine Learning" at Leipzig University's Institute for Computer Science will screen the movie Pre-Crime and host a discussion with the movie's director, Matthias Heeder. The film discusses difficult questions of the future of policing in digital cultures and societies. Please note that the organizers are asking for prior registration. More details can be found online at the working group's webpage or below.


Tobias Schlobach Office Hours for Thursday, July 4 moved from 1pm to 3pm

03. Jul 19:21 - 04. Jul 21:21

Due to end of the semester examinatons, Tobias Schlobach's office hours on Thursday, July 4, have to be postponed to 3-4pm.

Lecture and Seminar Exam "Introduction to Linguistics for American Studies" (Module 1003) on July 9, 2019

09. Jul 09:00 - 10:30

The exam for module 1003 ("Introduction to Linguistics for American Studies" - lecture and seminar) will take place on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 9 to 10:30 am in NSG 420.


SHRIMP is hiring - looking for SHKs/WHKs

American Studies Leipzig's SHRIMP (Social Hypertext Reader & Interactive Mapping Platform) project is looking to fill three positions for its new project phase.


ASL secretariat closes down today at 1 pm

Please note that the ASL secretariat will close down today, June 26, at 1 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Franziska Pfab

Secretary to the Chair of American Literature


Today's LC II seminar by Dr. S. Spieler shifted to July 10

Due to the unbearable heat, Dr. Sophie Spieler's LC II seminar will not take place today, June 26. It will be shifted to Wednesday, July 10 (1 - 3 pm).

aspeers 12 Launch Event

28. Jun 18:00 - 20:00

On June 28, 2019 at 6 pm, American Studies Leipzig will celebrate the release of the twelfth issue of aspeers: emerging voices in american studies, Europe’s first and currently only peer-reviewed graduate journal in American studies.

Over the course of the last semester, an editing team of seven MA students has worked to select contributions, revise them together with the authors, edit them, and make them ready for publication. The result is a book-size volume to be presented as part of the event.


ASL Hosted Interdisciplinary Conference on Reality in Serial Formats

Two weeks ago, on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25, ASL had the pleasure to host the most recent conference held by Weiter sehen, which was established in Dresden and now found its way to Leipzig through Prof. Katja Kanzler, who is one of the researchers in the network. The conference was titled "Weiter sehen: Realität in Serie."


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