VI. Halle American Studies Seminar
"Perspectives on American Identity"
Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Leucorea Foundation
May 17–19, 2007
Through lectures and workshops, participants will be introduced to issues connected with the ongoing debate about the American national identity and will discuss the values and experiences contributing to an American identity.
The seminar is open to graduate-level students of American Studies, History, and Cultural Studies. Students from the universities of Halle, Leipzig, and Jena may receive credit (Teilnahmeschein, Leistungsschein).
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Grabbe
Dipl.-Angl. Anke Hildebrandt-Mirtschink
Dipl.-Angl. Carsten Hummel
The following distinguished scholars are presenting lectures:
Prof. Dr. Mary Furner, University of California, Santa Barbara
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Grabbe, University of Halle, Director of ZUSAS
Prof. Dr. Paul Rundquist, Visiting Professor, University of Halle
Dr. Dorothee Schneider, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Participants may sign up for one of the following parallel workshops run by ZUSAS faculty:
- Civil Religion
- Diversity and Campaigning
- Minority Issues in American Education
A registration fee of € 40 covers room and board. Accommodation will be provided at the LEUCOREA Foundation. Participants are expected to defray the costs of their own travel expenses.
An application form can be downloaded here (PDF). Please enclose a letter of motivation and mail, email or fax your application no later than April 30, 2007 to ZUSAS.
Zentrum für USA-Studien (ZUSAS)
06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Phone +49. 3491. 46 61 09
Fax +49. 3491. 46 62 23