Am Mittwoch, den 25. Januar 2017, luden American Space Leipzig in Kooperation mit dem Konfuzius Institut Frau Professor Dr. Anja Lenz von der Universität in Heidelberg ein, um eine Lesung mit anschliessender Diskussionsrunde zum Thema: “Die USA und China: Kooperation oder Konflikt?” zu halten. 45 interessierte Zuhörer kamen zu dem Event. Frau Prof. Dr. Lenz […]
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On January 18, Dr. Rebecca Brückmann from the University of Cologne talked about the Civil Rights Movement and its legacy in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.. About 18 guests attended the American Space Leipzig event. Dr. Brückmann discussed the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its significance for US society today. She began […]
On January 19, presidential politics expert Prof. Paul S. Rundquist, Consul General for Mitteldeutschland, Scott Riedmann, and American Space Leipzig director, international relations and American politics expert, Professor Crister S. Garrett, invited to a podium discussion with the title: “Before the Presidential Inauguration.” About 52 guests attended the event. Professor Garrett introduced both experts and […]
On January 11, Dr. Charles Campbell, professor of homiletics, the study of preaching, at Duke University Divinity School, gave public lecture about: “What’s going on in North American Homiletics?” About 20 interested people attended the American Space Leipzig event. Professor Campbell started the lecture comparing Hillary Clinton’s loss in the election with the Christian pulpit […]
Professor Paul S. Rundquist and Professor Crister S. Garrett talking about the future of American an...
On November 23, presidential politics experts Professor Paul S. Rundquist from Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg and American Space Leipzig Director, Professor Crister S. Garrett, invited to a panel discussion under the title: “Presidential Election – Where do we go from here?”. About 60 people attended the 2-hour, live-streamed event. Professor Rundquist and Professor […]
On November 14, American Space Leipzig Language and American Society Coordinator, Katie Protano, held a workshop about American Gun Culture. Katie Protaono began the workshop explaining to an interested audience, how guns became part of American history. She talked about the Second Amendment, which was introduced by James Madison. Furthermore, Katie Protano pointed out the […]
American Space Director, Crister S. Garrett, Interviewed by Several Radio Stations about Election Ou...
On November 9, American Space director, Crister S. Garrett, was interviewed by several radio stations about the outcome of the presidential elections 2016. Professor Garrett talked about how Donald Trump meets the zeitgeist and mobilized more voters than Hillary Clinton. Just like Brexit, Trump’s winning shows the dissatisfaction many Americans feel. But foresighted, Donald Trump […]
On November 3, American Space Leipzig director, Crister S. Garrett, talked about the 2016 presidential elections in the United States. 40 interested people attended the live-streamed event under the title “Road to the White House”. Professor Garrett touched upon the essential dynamics, challenges, and strategies of the presidential election 2016. He emphasized on the […]
On October 25, the American Studies Leipzig Alumni Association (ASLAA) held their first Workshop on the topic: “What to do with American Studies?”. The ASLAA is the newly founded Alumni/ae association of the Institute for American Studies Leipzig. About 30 interested students joined for the event and discussed possible career paths after graduating in American […]
On October 20, 2016, American Space Leipzig invited teachers from all over Mitteldeutschland for its fourth yearly teachers workshop. This year, we welcomed around 80 teachers to discuss and learn about the presidential election 2016. Three experts of American politics, history, and society gave talks on different issues within the American presidential election. To kick […]