Humanities Faculty

American Literature and Culture

International Guest Professors and Visiting Scholars

To allow our students to benefit from the research and teaching expertise of internationally renowned scholars, the American Studies program regularly invites US-American and Canadian professors to teach advanced and specialized classes in our various Bachelor’s, Master’s, and teacher training programs.

For details please click on the titles below.

"The Land and Foodways in the US South", Prof. Jon Smith, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia/Canada

"Gardens and Poetry", Prof. Melissa F. Zeiger, Dartmouth College, NH/USA

"A House Divided? Barack Obama and the U.S. Rhetorical Tradition", Prof. Jon Smith, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia/Canada

"Silence and Speech in Modern American Women Poets", Prof. Melissa F. Zeiger, Dartmouth College, NH/USA

"Taming the Monkey Woman: American Dreams/American Freaks", Prof. Lynn Rose, American University of Iraq, Sulaimani

"The American Crime Novel (1929-1969)", Prof. Tom Whalen (Staatliche Akademie der Künste Stuttgart)

"The Short Fiction of Poe and Melville", Prof. Tom Whalen (Staatliche Akademie der Künste Stuttgart)

"Innovative Short Novels of the 1970s", Prof. Tom Whalen (Staatliche Akademie der Künste Stuttgart)

"The Films of Orson Welles", Prof. Tom Whalen (Staatliche Akademie der Künste Stuttgart)