Master Program in Border Studies



Courses

Important Information

Cover sheets

Student Handbooks

Our Student Handbooks provide detailed information on degrees and exam procedures (where applicable).

Lehrämter:

Bachelor:

Reading-List Related Information (Leselistenprüfung):

Master:


Legal notice - Impressum

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Data Protection - Datenschutz

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(Datenschutzerklärung zum Internetangebot der Universität des Saarlandes; Stand 25. Mai 2018; in German)

Your Studies

We offer a BA program "World English, Literatures and Cultures" and a new BA program "English: Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures" as well as the full range of degrees for prospective school teachers (Lehramt an Gymnasien und Gesamtschulen, Lehramt an Realschulen und Gesamtschulen, Lehramt an Hauptschulen und Gesamtschulen, Lehramt an beruflichen Schulen). We offer a MA program "English, American, and Anglophone Studies" as well as a new MA program "American Studies/British Studies/English Linguistics." NamLitCult is part of the new MA program "Border Studies."

Courses

In the winter term 2018/19 NamLitCult is offering the following classes:

For additional information and detailed descriptions, look up the winter term course pages. All departmental courses are also listed in the course directory (LSF) maintained by the university. Registration for courses will start on September 17, 2018. Click here for further details concerning course registration.

 

Prof. Dr. Astrid M. Fellner

VL "Regions, Hemispheres, and Global Connections"
Tuesday, 12-14
B 3 2, Lecture Hall 003

HS "Multiethnic Canadian Women’s Literature"
Veranstaltung teilgeblockt:

Wednesday, 10-12 on the following dates:
17 Oct. 2018, 10-12
14 Nov. 2018, 10-12
21 Nov. 2018, 10-12
28 Nov. 2018, 10-12
05 Dec. 2018, 10-12
12 Dec. 2018, 10-12
Plus two extended sessions:
14 Dec. 2018, 13-19
25 Jan. 2018, 13-19

Anrechenbar für Zertifikat Gender Studies (Aufbaumodul 2: Aktuelle Fragestellungen der Genderforschung)

together with Mag. Klaus Heissenberger
"Race/Class/Gender in Borderlands Films and Music"
UE CS II: North America
MA Border Studies: Specialization Module C1: Interculturality and Diversity

Blocklehrveranstaltung:
09 Nov. 2018, 13-19
10 Jan. 2018, 13-19
11 Jan. 2018, 13-19
12 Jan. 2018, 9-14

Anrechenbar für Zertifikat Gender Studies (Aufbaumodul 2: Aktuelle Fragestellungen der Genderforschung)
Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Angewandte Pop Studien" (Pflichtmodul 1: Interdisziplinäre Einführung in die Popkultur)

BA/MA/STEX Colloquium
Tuesday, 16-18
A 5 3, room 2.03

This colloquium consists of two parts:
1) “Blockkolloquium” in October for those students who will participate in the oral state exam (LAG, LAR, LAB). All topics can be presented and discussed. Please bring handouts for your brief presentations. This “Blockkolloquium” will take place on October 9, 2018. 10 a.m. - 12. Building A 5 3, room 203.
Please sign up for the Blockkolloquium via email by October 1, 2018 (amerikanistik[at]mx.uni-saarland.de).
2) Workshop for those students who will write/or are working on their BA, MA or Staatsexamensarbeit. A major goal of this course is to guide students through the process of writing a research paper. All candidates in NamLitCult who are working on a written thesis are therefore encouraged to attend regularly.
This colloquium starts on October 16, 2018. The exact dates will be published on our website and on the notice board of the department.
Please sign up via LSF.

Research Colloquium
Tuesday, 18-20
A 5 3, room 2.03

This research colloquium offers writers of Ph.D. dissertations a forum for presentations of their work-in-progress. It will start on October 16, 2018.

Click here for further info on Prof. Fellner's classes.

 

Bärbel Schlimbach, M.A.

PS "Suffragettes and Flappers: The Emergence of the ‘New Woman’ in American Fiction"
Thursday, 12-14
B 3 1, Lecture hall III (012)
Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Gender Studies" (Aufbaumodul 1: Gender in Historischer Perspektive)

Click here for further info.

 

Dr. Arlette Warken

PS "Canadian Urban Literature"
Thursday, 14-16
C 5 3, room 4.08

Click here for further info.

 

Mag. Payman Rezwan

Übung CS II North America: "Country Nation: The Importance Of Country Music In The USA: An Introduction to Country Music"
Blockveranstaltung
:
Thu, 18 Oct. 18, 13:00-19:00, C 5 3, room 1.19
Fri, 19 Oct. 18, 13:00-19:00, C5 3, room 4.08
Sat, 20 Oct. 18, 13:00-19:00, C5 3, room 1.19
Tue, 04 Dec. 18, 09:00-15:00 Uhr, C5 3, room 1.19

Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Angewandte Pop Studien"
Pflichtmodul 1: Interdisziplinäre Einführung in die Popkultur

Click here for further info.


Courses

In the summer term 2018 NamLitCult is offering the following classes:

For additional information and detailed descriptions, look up the summer term course pages. All departmental courses are also listed in the course directory (LSF) maintained by the university.

 

Prof. Dr. Astrid M. Fellner

Prof. Fellner will be on sabbatical in the summer term 2018.

"Blockkolloquium" for oral state exam candidates: April 5, 2018.  All topics can be presented and discussed. Please bring handouts for your brief presentations. Please sign up for the Blockkolloquium via email by March 29, 2018 (amerikanistik[at]mx.uni-saarland.de).

together with Svetlana Seibel, M.A.
VL "Fan, Fantasy, Fantastic: The Fantastic in Contemporary Popular Culture"

Wednesday, 18.30 - 20
Filmhaus
Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Angewandte Pop Studien"
Pflichtmodul 2: Pop in der Praxis

HS "North American Borderlands: Histories and Cultural Practices"
HS Advanced Topics im Kernfachmaster "American Studies / British Studies / English Linguistics"
Advanced Module C 2: Border Cultures im Master "Border Studies"

Blockseminar:
Friday, May 18: 12.00-18.30
Saturday, May 19: 9.30-15.15
Friday, May 25: 12.00-18.30
Saturday, May 26: 9.30-15.15

Click here for further info on Prof. Fellner's classes.

 

Prof. Paul Morris

Guest Professor from Université de Saint-Boniface

HS "Writing History, Reading the Nation: Contemporary Canadian Historical Fiction"
Blockseminar:
Tuesday, 05 June 2018, 17.15-18.00 (C 5 3, room U 13)
Friday, 08 June 2018, 13-16.30 (C 5 3, room 120)
Saturday, 09 June 2018, 10-13.30 (C 5 3, room 120)
Monday, 11 June 2018, 16-19.30 (C 5 3, room 408)
Friday, 15 June 2018, 10-13.30 (C 5 3, room 120)
Saturday, 16 June 2018, 10—13.30 (C 5 3, room U 13)
Monday, 18 June 2018, 16-19.30 (C 5 3, room 408)
Friday, 22 June 2018, 13-16.30 (C 5 3, room 120)
Saturday, 23 June 2018, 10—13.30 (C 5 3, room 120)
Monday, 25 June 2018, 16-19.30 (C 5 3, room 408)

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Svetlana Seibel, M.A.

Introduction to Media Studies / CS II North America: "Fantastic Metropolis: Urban Narratives in North American Television"
Friday, 12.15 - 13.45
Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Angewandte Pop Studien"
Pflichtmodul 1: Interdisziplinäre Einführung in die Popkultur

Click here for further info.

 

Bärbel Schlimbach, M.A.

PS "Narrating the Nation: The 'Making of America' in 18th- and 19th-Century American Literature"
Thursday, 12.15 – 13.45

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Dr. Arlette Warken

PS "'Tell all the truth but tell it slant': Emily Dickinson's Poetry"
Thursday, 14.15 - 15.45
Anrechenbar für Zertifikat Gender Studies
Aufbaumodul 1: Gender in historischer Perspektive

Click here for further info.

 

Mag. Payman Rezwan

Übung CS II North America: "Country, Rock and R&B: An Investigation Of The American Musical Landscape"
Blockveranstaltung

Anrechenbar für Zertifikat "Angewandte Pop Studien"
Pflichtmodul 1: Interdisziplinäre Einführung in die Popkultur

Click here for further info.



Oral Exams (MA, Staatsexamen)

Oral_Exams.doc

If you are looking for some information concerning oral exams, click here.

Vorlage_Leseliste_Oral_Exams.pdf

Style sheet reading list



Seminar Papers / BA Theses / MA Theses / STEX Theses

thesis_writing.pdf

Important info should you consider writing your BA thesis/MA thesis/Staatsexamensarbeit/Ph.D. thesis with Prof. Fellner

WRITING_AN_ABSTRACT.pdf

How to Write an Abstract

Guidelines_for_Seminar_Papers-2014.pdf

Style sheets

MLA_Style_Sheet_7th_ed_2014.pdf

Guidelines for seminar papers

correction_marks.pdf

Correction marks

DB_Hausarbeit.pdf

New cover sheet for seminar papers


Prospective Students

If you are interested in our MA program, please contact Dr. Cornelia Gerhardt at  c.gerhardt(at)mx.uni-saarland.de.