Alle News 01/12/2021 Guest Lecture on February 8, 2021 (10-12 Uhr/Zoom): “Fiction after Postmodernism – New Realism, Contagion, and the Dystopian Imagination in Margaret Atwood’s Work” On February 8, 2021, PD Dr. Karin Höpker will give a guest lecture about the work of Canadian author extraordinaire, Margaret Atwood. [...] 12/18/2020 Advice Hotline: Everyday Corona Help You are missing structure in your daily routine? You are feeling lonely? You want to talk to someone? Advice hotline: Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.,... Colourbox 12/10/2020 Bamberg Buddies Game Night! As a virtual alternative to our American-Canadian-German social events, we host an online game night once a month to play online tabletop games. [...] 08/14/2020 Universitätsrat wählt neue Vizepräsidentin und neue Vizepräsidenten Die Amerikanistin Prof. Dr. Christine Gerhardt übernimmt das neu gegründete Aufgabengebiet Diversität und Internationales […] 07/07/2020 Black Lives Matter - Statement of Solidarity The American Studies section of Bamberg University fully supports and strongly agrees with the following statements by the German Association of... 03/13/2020 Online-office hours! Until further notice, office hours take place online at the American Studies section. [...] 12/27/2019 "Whitman at 200” in the North American Review Christine Gerhardt on mobility and the natural world in Whitman’s “Song of Myself” – as part of the worldwide celebrations of his 200th birthday. Privat 06/17/2019 U.S. Gastprofessor Oct. 2019 On 2 weekends in October, Prof. Myron M. Beasley taught a seminar on "Cooking up American Studies: Material Culture, Race, and Performance" […] Thomas Eakins [Public domain] 06/16/2019 Whitman on air! Christine Gerhardt gave a radio interview on SWR2 in honor of Walt Whitman's bicentennial […] Privat 05/10/2019 Visiting Professor May/June 2019 Prof. Colin Milburn (UC Davis, US) taught a class on "Video Games and Digital Narratives" over the course of two weekends [...] Wikipedia Commons/TheCustomOfLife 12/06/2018 Visiting Professor December 2018 Prof. Jon Smith (Simon Fraser University, Canada) taught a class on the discourses of contemporary "southern foodways" over the course of two seminar... Wikipedia Commons/Massimo Roselli 11/15/2018 Visiting Professor September/October 2018 Prof. Melissa F. Zeiger (Dartmouth College, USA) taught a class on garden writing and garden practice over the course of two seminar weekends [...] Colourbox 01/19/2018 Innovation, Creativity, and a Passion for Teaching Dr. Nicole Konopka received the Teaching Award of the Humanities Faculty in 2017!