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Flashlight - Prof. Dr. John David Smith

On 16 June 2016 John David Smith of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte will visit 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) ***

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

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

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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)

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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