Welcome to the American Studies Section of the English Department!
|Ausschreibung: Stelle als wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter|
In der Abteilung für Nordamerikastudien ist zum 01.04.2014 die Stelle einer wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin / eines wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters mit 50% der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit zunächst befristet für die Dauer von 2 Jahren zu besetzen. Bewerbungen mit den üblichen Unterlagen werden bis zum 17.12.2013 erbeten, gerne auch in elektronischer Form. Für Details siehe die Ausschreibung.
|Student Exchange Program with the University of Central Oklahoma|
A new exchange program with the UCO in Edmond, Oklahoma, is in its first year, with three Göttingen students having just arrived in Oklahoma for an exchange of one to two semesters. The program is open to all students of the SEP. Applications should be made through Studium International and are due by November 1, 2013 for exchanges beginning in August 2014. More information is available online or by contacting Dr. Birte Otten.
|Conference "Cultures of Obsolescence in North America: Aesthetics, Materiality, History"|
The conference, organized by Prof. Bärbel Tischleder and Emily Petermann and hosted by the English Department and the Lichtenberg Kolleg, will be held from 27-29 June, 2013 in the Historic Observatory (Geismar Landstr. 11). The conference will begin at 18:00 on Thursday, June 27th, with a keynote by Prof. Bill Brown of the University of Chicago on the topic of "The Obsolescence of the Human," which is open to the public. Please see the conference website for more details.
|Award for Daniel Stein|
The German Research Foundation selected Daniel Stein as a recipient of a Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Prize for 2013. The prize is awarded in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to young researchers for their outstanding academic achievements. It is considered one of the most significant recognitions for young researchers in Germany and is endowed with 20.000 Euros. The award ceremony took place in Berlin on June 3, 2013.
German Research Foundation Press Release
|New Books by Our Faculty|
To find out about publications written or edited by members of the American Studies section of the English Department, please click here. Books published recently include Populäre Serialität (ed. Frank Kelleter), Film Remakes, Adaptations and Fan Productions (ed. Kathleen Loock and Constantine Verevis), and Music Is My Life (Daniel Stein).
|Our Degree Programs|
Prospective students interested in our B.A. or M.A. program "American Studies" can find detailed information on the curriculum, our research, and course offerings in this special section of our website. For individual counseling on the application process, course selections, and career opportunities, please contact Vanessa Künnemann.