Institute of English Languages and Literatures

Summer Semester 2021: American Studies Courses (BA and MA)

Online or In-Class?

Many courses in the BA Interdisciplinary American Studies program and the MA American Studies program will be held online, but this does not apply to all courses. Some courses are planned to take place in class. You will find the information about the teaching format either in the title of the parallel group or in the course details of each course in the course cataogue.


The colours used in the timetable below indicate the level of the study program, in particular that of the BA program Interdisciplinary American Studies and the MA program American Studies.
For the complete assignment to study programs and modules, pls see the course catalogue.

A click on the course will display the course details: S (seminar); L (lecture); KO (colloquium); PG (parallel group)
The courses listed below are those held by the lecturers of the American Studies Department. However, a number of English Seminar courses can also be acknowledged in the American Studies programs (BA and MA). For comprehensive information on assignements to study programs and modules, pls see the course catalogue.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  8 – 10   Gijswijt:
U.S. Foreign Policy I (S),
online
Gijswijt:
U.S. Foreign Policy III:
The Obama
Presidency (S),
online

Dempe:
Introduction to
Cultural Studies
(Tutorial Butter),
R 406

Klaiber:
We are Made
of Stories...(S),
online

Butter:
Examenskoll. (KO),
R 406

Klaiber:
Introduction to
Literary Studies (S),
2. PG,
HS 037 (Brechtbau)

10 – 12  

Gijswijt:
U.S. Foreign Policy II:
Key Texts and
Theories (S), online

Tonn:
Contemporary American
Novels: Telling Lives (S),
R 406

Baruah:
El Otro Lado
Stories of
Border Crossing (S),
online

Gijswijt:
The September 11
Attacks ...(S),
online

Tonn:
Civil Rights
Now and Then (L),
online

Franke:
American
Romanticism (S),
R 406

Schwarz:
Southern Gothic (S),
online

Franke:
Poetry and
Madness/
Mental Health (S),
R 406

Roering:
Representations
of War ...(S),
online

 

Butter:
Issues in American
Lit. & Cult.
History I (L),
online

Schinko:
Introduction to
Lit. Studies (S),
3. PG, online

12 – 14 Tonn:
The Beat
Generation (S),
R 406

Gijswijt:
The Beatles and
America (S),
online

Luther:
How to Meet 
the Universe? ...
(S), online

Pingler:
Antebellum American
Literature (S),
online

Schinko:
US-American
Short Stories (S),
pre-1900, online

Fuß:
From the
Cumberland
Gap to the Moon
and Beyond (S),
online

Schinko:
Loneliness as
Transmedial
Phenomenon (S),
online

Vera (US-Guest):
U.S. Afro-Latinx
Literature &
Culture (S),
online

 
14 – 16   Franke:
Introduction to
Literary Studies (S),
1. PG,
HS 037 (Brechtbau)
  Roering:
Pleasure,
Popular Music
and Dance (S),
online

Butter:
Puritan Culture (S),
R 406

Schinko:
African American
Poetry from the
Harlem Renaissance
to ...(S), online

 

16 – 18

Franke:
Poetry and Politics (L),
online

Landreh:
Introduction to Literary
Studies (Tutorial
Klaiber/Schinko),
HS 037 (Brechtbau)

Tonn:
Staatsex Koll. (KO),
R 005

Luther:
Fairies, Monsters,
& Stone ....(S),
online

Wurst:
Contemporary American
Politics and
the Media (S),
online

Butter:
Introduction to
Cultural Studies (S),
IAS students only (!),
HS 036 (Brechtbau)

Thiem:
'Scribbling Women'... (S),
online

 

Butter:
Master Koll (KO),
R 406

Schinko:
Democracy of
Laughter..., 1. PG
(S), online

Tonn/Hotz-Davies:
James Baldwin (S),
R 306

 
18 – 20    

Schinko:
Democracy of
Laughter ..., 2. PG
(S), online

Caglar:
Introduction to
Literary Studies
(Tutorial Franke/
Heise-von-der-Lippe),
online

   

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