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Flashlight - Dr. Leopold Lippert

On 29 June 2016 Leopold Lippert of the University of Salzburg will visit the University of Regensburg to hold a talk titled "The Neoliberal Charms of America Abroad, or: Playing Indian in Austria."

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Venue: 2-4 pm, ZH 6

In cooperation with the DFG Research Network "Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies"

Flashlight - Prof. Dr. Hubert Zapf

On 23 June 2016 Hubert Zapf of the University of Augsburg will visit the University of Regensburg to hold a talk entitled "Literature as Cultural Ecology: Sustainable Texts."

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Venue: 10-12 am, H22

Inivting Host: Prof. Dr. Timo Müller

Highlight - Prof. Dr. John David Smith

On 16 June 2016 John David Smith of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte visited the University of Regensburg to hold a talk titled "You turned us loose to the sky...to the wrath of our infuriated masters: Emancipation and Reconstruction Reconsidered."

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Venue: 12-2 pm, ZH 6

Inviting Host: Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

*** With the friendly support of the Bavarian American Academy (BAA) ***Baa Logo Rgb-1

Highlight - Prof. Dr. Nina Morgan, REAF Fellow, Summer 2016

Prof. Dr. Nina Morgan visited Regensburg American Studies as a REAF Fellow for ten days in April/May 2016. We enjoyed the following events:

"Symposium:Panel: American Studies Transnational: Perspectives, Politics, Responsibilities" (30 April 2016, 5-7 pm, Altes Finanzamt);

"Research Roundtable: Projects in Transnational American Studies" (3 May 2016, 4-6 pm, PT 3.2.73);

"Bartleby, the Slacktivist; Citizen-Saboteurs; and Other 'Occupations'" (Lecture and Q&A Session; 4 May 2016, 2-3 pm & 3-4 pm, ZH 5).

Thank you, Professor Morgan for insightful talks, productive discussions, and most valuable support for our graduate students! Professor Morgan's visit to Regensburg was made possible by the friendly support of: Hans Vielberth University Foundation.

*** With the friendly support of: Hans Vielberth University Foundation. ***

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Image: Prof. Morgan meets UR American Studies graduate students and PhD candidates




REAF Program Summer 2016

Date Guest Lecture
29 April 2016

Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen (Universität Leipzig)

"Wings and Roots: Migrating Academics"

Venue: 5:30 pm, Haus der Begegnung

30 April 2016

Prof. Dr. Alfred Hornung (Johannes Gutenberg-

Universität Mainz)

"Transnational Journeys of Life: En Route to Refuge"

Venue: 3:30 pm, Altes Finanzamt

30 April 2016

Prof. Dr. Nina Morgan (Kennesaw State University), REAF Fellow

"Symposium: Panel: American Studies Transnational: Perspectives, Politics, Responsibilities"

Venue: 5-7 pm, Altes Finanzamt

With the friendly support of: Hans Vielberth University Foundation.

3 May 2016

Prof. Dr. Nina Morgan (Kennesaw State University), REAF Fellow

"Research Roundtable: Projects in Transnational American Studies"

Venue: 4-6 pm, PT 3.2.73

With the friendly support of: Hans Vielberth University Foundation.

4 May 2016

Prof. Dr. Nina Morgan (Kennesaw State University), REAF Fellow

"Bartleby, the Slacktivist; Citizen-Saboteurs; and Other 'Occupations'"

Venue: 2-3 pm & 3-4 pm (Lecture and Q&A Session), ZH 5

With the friendly support of: Hans Vielberth University Foundation.

16 June 2016        

Prof. Dr. John David Smith (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

"You turned us loose to the sky....to the wrath of our infuriated masters: Emancipation and Reconstruction Reconsidered"

Venue: 12-2 pm, ZH 6

Inviting Host: Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat

With the friendly support of the Bavarian American Academy (BAA)

23 June 2016

Prof. Dr. Hubert Zapf (Universität Augsburg)

"Literature as Cultural Ecology: Sustainable Texts"

Venue: 10 am-12 pm, H 22

Inviting Host: Prof. Dr. Timo Müller

28 June 2016

Prof. Dr. Gary Jacobson (University of California, San Diego)

"And the next president is... Reflections on the US election campaign 2015/16"

Venue: H2, time tba

Inviting Host: Prof. Dr. Stephan Bierling.

29 June 2016

Dr. Leopold Lippert (Universität Salzburg)

"The Neoliberal Charms of America Abroad, or: Playing Indian in Austria"

Venue: 2-4 pm, place tba

In cooperation with the DFG Research Network "Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies"

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