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

Legal notice (Impressum; in German)


Data Protection - Datenschutz

Data Protection

(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."

Course Registration

Course Registration for the summer term 2019 will start on 11 March 2019.

Check LSF for details on individual times/classes.


Courses

In the summer term 2019 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

VL "Centuries of Struggle: North American Women's Literatures"
Tue, 12-14
Building A 2 2, room 2.02

Geöffnet für Zertifikat Gender Studies (Aufbaumodul 1: Gender in historischer Perspektive)


“North American Borderlands: Histories and Cultural Practices”
Advanced Module C 2: Border Cultures im Master “Border Studies”

HS Advanced Topics im Kernfachmaster “American Studies / British Studies / English Linguistics”

Blockseminar
Dates: April 26-27 and May 3-4
Friday, April 26: 12.00-18.30 h, C 5 3, room 1.20
Saturday, April 27: 9.30-15.30 h, C 5 3, room 1.20
Friday, May 3: 12.00-18.30 h, C 5 3, room 1.20
Saturday, May 4: 9.30-15.30 h, C 5 3, room 1.20

 

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


This colloquium consists of two parts:
1) "Blockkolloquium" in April 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 Tuesday, April 9, 2019. 4-6 p.m. (Building A 5 3, room 203).
Please sign up for the Blockkolloquium via email by April 5, 2019 (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 Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The exact dates will be published on our website and on the notice board of the department.
Please sign up via LSF.

Research Colloquium
Tue, 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 April 9, 2019.

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

 

Prof. Paul Morris

Guest Professor from Université de Saint-Boniface

HS "Canadian Literature: A Historical Survey of Feminine Voices"

Blockseminar:
Tuesday, June 11 (Introduction): 17-18 (C 5 3, room 4.08)
Friday, June 14: 16.00-18.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)
Saturday, June 15: 10.00-12.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)
Monday, June 17: 16.00-18.45 (B 4 1, room 0.02.1 / SAP room)
Friday, June 21: 16.00-18.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)
Saturday, June 22: 10.00-12.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)
Monday, June 24: 16.00-18.45 (B 4 1, room 0.02.1 / SAP room)
Friday, June 28: no class
Saturday, June 29: no class
Monday, July 1: 16.00-18.45 (B 4 1, room 0.02.1 / SAP room)
Friday, July 5: 16.00-18.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)
Saturday, July 6: 10.00-12.45 (C 5 3, room 1.20)

Geöffnet für Zertifikat Gender Studies (Aufbaumodul 1: Gender in historischer Perspektive)

Click here for further info.

 

Dr. Svetlana Seibel

Introduction to Cultural Studies I: North America
Thu, 12-14
B 3 1, Lecture Hall I

Click here for further info.

 

Si Whybrew, M.A.

Introduction to Media Studies: Gender, Sexuality, and the Cis/Heteronormative Gaze
Mon, 14-16
Building B 3 2, Lecture Hall III

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

Click here for further info.

 

Bärbel Schlimbach, M.A.

PS "American Myths through the Centuries"
Wed, 14-16
C 5 3, room 4.08

Click here for further info.

 

Dr. Arlette Warken

PS "(Neo-) Slave Narratives: Representations of the (Reverse) Underground Railroad"
Thu, 14-16
Building C 5 3, room U13

Click here for further info.

 

Mag. Payman Rezwan

UE CS II U.S. "Big Bang Theories, Westworlds and Jerry Springer: American TV Studies 101"
Blockveranstaltung:
25 April 2019: 13:00-19:00 (Building A 2 2, room 2.09)
26 April 2019: 13:00-19:00 (Building C 5 3, room U13)
27 April 2019: 9:00-15:00 (Building C 5 3, room U13)
29 June 2019: 9:00-15:00 (Building C 5 3, room 1.20)

Geöffnet für Zertifikat Angewandte Pop-Studien (Pflichtmodul 1: Interdisziplinäre Einführung in die Popkultur)

Click here for further info.


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.



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.