Events


Events

Upcoming Events

Guest Lecture


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Hannes Krämer
(Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder)

will speak on
"Infrastrukturen der Grenze"

Dec. 14, 2017
3.30-5 p.m.
Luxemburg University, Campus Belval
Maison de Sciences Humaines
, Salle: Black Box

organized by the working group Bordertextures



Past Events

Here you can find out about the most recent past events (for all past events check our archive).


Guest Lecture

"First Year of Trump: What Is Happening in America?"

Ass. Prof. Jerry Mayer (Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University)

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
7.30 p.m.
American Space
(VHS Building, Room 23, Schlossstrasse 2, 66119 Saarbrücken)


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Award Ceremony

Award Ceremony for Best Final Thesis in American Studies

6 Oct. 2017
6 p.m.

Campus, Building C 9 3 (Graduate Center)

The best final theses in the field of American Studies (Language / Literature / Cultural Studies) will be awarded in a ceremony within the framework of our German-American Day celebration.

Award for Best Final Thesis in the Field of Literature: Melanie Müller (Thesis: Construction of Identity in Colum McCann's Transatlantic)

Award for Best Final Thesis in the Field of Cultural Studies: Matthias Huckert (Thesis: Sympathy for the Devil: Morally Ambiguous Characters in AMC's Breaking Bad)

Award for Best Final Thesis in the Field of Language: Anika Jung (Thesis: 'She'd hammer me and I'd thanked her': (Im)Politeness in the TV series Gilmore Girls)


UdS American Studies Graduate Forum

Reading American TV Series: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Oct. 5-7, 2017

Saarland University

Keynote Speakers:
Stacey Abbott (University of Roehampton)
Diane Negra (University College Dublin)

Preliminary Program.

For further information and registration, please contact us at amerikanistik[at]mx.uni-saarland.de.

Click here for the CfP.

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2017

Please send your abstract plus short biographical note to
amerikanistik[at]mx.uni-saarland.de

 


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Pressekonferenz zum Zertifikat „Angewandte Pop-Studien“

Pressekonferenz zum Zertifikat „Angewandte Pop-Studien“ der Saar-Uni und des PopRats Saarland

Ab dem kommenden Wintersemester 2017/18 wird ein neuer Zertifikatsstudiengang zum Thema „Angewandte Pop-Studien“ an der Universität des Saarlandes angeboten. Dieses Zertifikat vermittelt zum einen medientheoretische Grundlagen und Kernkonzepte der Popkultur in den Bereichen Kunst, Kultur, Musik, Sprache, Literatur und Geschichte. Studierende können diese Theorie dann auch über praktische Anwendungen in einem Praxismodul vertiefen. Darüber hinaus können sie sich die wirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Pop- und Kreativwirtschaft erarbeiten.
 
Zur Vorstellung dieses neuen, interdisziplinären Zertifikats gibt es eine Pressekonferenz, zu der die Universität des Saarlandes und der „PopRat Saarland e.V.“ herzlich einladen:

Dienstag, 25. Juli, 12 Uhr
Baker Street, Mainzer Straße 8, Saarbrücken

Den Medien stehen Rede und Antwort:

•    Universitäts-Professorin Dr. Astrid M. Fellner (Amerikanistik)
•    Universitäts-Professor Dr. Rainer Kleinertz (Musikwissenschaft)
•    Dr. Lil Helle Thomas (Kunstgeschichte)
•    Vorsitzender des PopRates Saarland e.V. Peter Meyer

Um Anmeldung wird gebeten bis Freitag, 21. Juli unter: amerikanistik(at)mx.uni-saarland.de

Kontakt:
Prof. Dr. Astrid M. Fellner
Tel.: 0681 302-2770
E-Mail: amerikanistik(at)mx.uni-saarland.de
und
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Kleinertz
Tel.: 0681 302-3660
rainer.kleinertz(at)mx.uni-saarland.de


Screening of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Screening of Bram Stoker's Dracula with an introduction by Svetlana Seibel.

20 July 2017
8 p.m.

Kino 8 1/2
Nauwieserstraße 19

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Guest Lecture


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Erfolg in Serie V

Please note: Erfolg in Serie moved to Camera Zwo!

The last presentation for this season will be

by Marc-Oliver Frisch (UdS)

on

Treme

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 7.30 p.m.

Camera Zwo (Futterstraße 5-7, 66111 Saarbrücken)

 


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Town Hall Meeting


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Click here for further information and details on registration.


Erfolg in Serie V

Please note: Erfolg in Serie moved to Camera Zwo!

The next presentation will be

by Bärbel Schlimbach (UdS)

on

Deadwood

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 7.30 p.m.

Camera Zwo (Futterstraße 5-7, 66111 Saarbrücken)

 


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Guest Lecture

Professor Joseph A. Slaughter,  
Department of English and Comparative Literature,
Columbia University (New York)

Universal Human Rights: A Concept Transcending Borders in a Globalized World?

Monday, 19 June 2017
14:00
Saarland University, Campus
Building C 5 3, Room U 13


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IRTG Spring Lecture Series

B.J. Epstein (University of East Anglia)

will speak on

"Translating Queer Children's Literature"

Monday, 19 June 2017
4 - 6 p.m.

This talk will take place in Saarbrücken,
Campus, Building E 1.7, room 002.

 


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Erfolg in Serie V

Please note: Erfolg in Serie moved to Camera Zwo!

The next presentation will be

by Svetlana Seibel (UdS)

on

Orphan Black

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 7.30 p.m.

Camera Zwo (Futterstraße 5-7, 66111 Saarbrücken)


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Atelier Bordertexturen

The Work of Global Border Writing
Claudia Sadowski-Smith (Arizona State University)

June 7, 2017
4-6 p.m.
Saarland University, Campus,
Building C 5 3, room 119

This presentation places US-Mexico border theory in the larger context of global discourses about contemporary 
human border crossings. Dr. Sadowski-Smith will discuss how a growing body of writing about bordercrossings to the United States and the European Union complicates the prevailing focus in American Studies on the relationship of a particular population to a specific geographical border.


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Indigenous Popular Culture Conference


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NamLitCult is organizing a three-day international conference devoted to the field of Indigenous Popular Culture:

“A Long Time Ago on a Reservation Far, Far Away”:
Contemporary Indigenous Popular Culture across the Globe

June 1-3, 2017
Saarland University
Campus, Graduate Center, Building C 9 3

 

Keynote speakers:

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Please register for the conference via the registration form.

The conference program includes a screening of "Global Lacrosse Village": click here for details.

Click here for the CfP.


Film Screening


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Film screening is part of the conference "'A Long Time Ago on a Reservation Far, Far Away': Contemporary  Indigenous Popular Culture Across the Globe."


Archive

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