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Obituary Prof. Dr. Eberhard Brüning

The Institute of American Studies mourns the loss of Prof. Eberhard Brüning, who passed away on December 12, 2023 at the age of 98. Eberhard Brüning was one of the founders of American Studies as a discipline in the GDR and shaped and developed the field during his professorship from 1969 to 1990…

Philologische Fakultät

Previous Picador Professor Justin Torres Wins National Book Award

Previous Picador Professor Justin Torres has won the National Book Award for Fiction for his novel Blackouts. The judges praised the novel’s “aesthetic complexity, multiplicity, and beauty” as well as its treatment of “the literal, metaphorical, and historical erasures of queer sexuality.”

Justin…

Philologische Fakultät

Picador Reading with Megan Giddings Draws Large Crowd

Current Picador Professor Megan Giddings's public reading took place on November 7 at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. The public reading has attracted a large crowd. Giddings read from her second novel The Women Could Fly, published by Amistad in 2022, and discussed her work with Giuliana…

Institute for American Studies

Monthly Internship Recommendations on the ASL Instagram Account

Are you looking for internships related to American Studies? Every month ASL's internship coordinator shares her recommendations with you via our Instagram account.

  • Information Registration Sheet Winter Term 2023/2024 Now Available

    Information on how to register for your classes in the upcoming summer term is now available via the Registration Information Sheet--please see the link below.

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  • Scholarships for Studying in the US by The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Interested students can still apply until September 28th, 2023.

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  • Course Catalog for the Winter Semester 2023/24 Now Available

    The course catalog for the winter term of 2023/24 is now available. We will indicate any significant changes to it throughout the semester break in this news item.

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  • Registration Information Sheet Now Available

    Information on how to register for your classes in the upcoming summer term is now available via the Registration Information Sheet--please see the link below.

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Events

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Repeat Lecture Exam Ethnicity and Diversity in US Culture (04-001-1018) Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez

Lecture Exam Ethnicity and Diversity in US Culture (04-001-1018) Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez

Date: April 4, 2024

Time: 3:15 - 4:45 pm

Location: GWZ, 3 5.15

As usual, students need to be registered for this exam on AlmaWeb in order to participate.

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Repeat Lecture Exam Society, History, and Politics II (04-001-1006) Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Lecture Exam Society, History, and Politics II (04-001-1006) Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Date: April 8, 2024

Time: 5:15 - 6:45 pm

Location: NSG 204

As usual, students need to be registered for this exam on AlmaWeb in order to to participate.

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Repeat Lecture Exam Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001) Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler

Lecture Exam Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001) Prof. Dr. Katja Kanzler

Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 5:15 - 6:45 pm

Location: NSG 202

As usual, students need to be registered for this exam on AlmaWeb in order to to participate.