Science is International
Mar14

Science is International

With regard to the recent travel ban to the United States, the German Association for American Studies (GAAS) supports the Resolution “Science is International” of the Science Organizations in Germany (February 7, 2017).

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Foundation of the Obama Institute at Mainz
Mar01

Foundation of the Obama Institute at Mainz

The end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the Black History Month proved to be an apt moment for the official foundation of the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. The executive board of the Obama Institute (Proff. Mita Banerjee, Jutta Ernst, Alfred Hornung, Axel Schäfer, Oliver Scheiding) was joined by President Georg Krausch, Dean Stephan Jolie, colleagues and...

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Conference Reminder: “Citizenship and Literature: Past Concerns, Present Issues, Future Trajectories”
Jan31

Conference Reminder: “Citizenship and Literature: Past Concerns, Present Issues, Future Trajectories”

English Department, University of Münster, February 20-21, 2017 Registration is now open. To register, please send a short e-mail with the header ‘registration literature and citizenship’ stating your name and affiliation to citizenshipandliterature@wwu.de. There are no conference fees but in order to facilitate our planning, please register at your earliest convenience For the conference program and further information please visit...

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American Studies Summer Session
Jan16

American Studies Summer Session

Das 4-wöchige Programm findet vom 24. Juli bis 18. August 2017 in Berlin statt. Es ermöglicht deutschen Bachelor-Studierenden der Amerikanistik und verwandter Fächer eine intensive und aktuelle Auseinandersetzung mit den USA in den Bereichen Politik, Literatur und Kulturwissenschaft. Der englischsprachige Unterricht findet an drei Kurstagen pro Woche statt und wird zu großen Teilen von amerikanischen Fulbright-DozentInen erteilt. Bei...

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9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive”
Jan11

9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive”

The Bavarian American Academy in Munich invites applications for its 9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive” May 20 – June 3, 2017 in Nürnberg In cooperation with Florida International University and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg Following the widely discussed archival turn in the humanities, this year’s summer school focuses on...

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