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American Studies Summer School 2017

THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, SOUTHERN LITERATURE, AND SOUTHERN FOOD & MUSIC

Apply for the American Studies Summer School!

It will give you a unique and intensive research and learning opportunity in the United States focusing on the American South.

The Institute for Transnational American Studies launches the three- week American Studies Summer School that visits several southern states including Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee. This educational venture from the end of July to mid-August offers courses in language, literature, and cultural studies. Starting in Little Rock, AR, and ending in Washington, D.C., the summer school studies the Civil Rights Movement, the History of Food and Music in the American South, and Southern Literature. Students benefit from lectures, readings, and films as well as from on-site learning. Course credits (Independent Studies, Cultural Studies, or Written English) can be earned.

If you are interested in joining the group, come to the

INFO SESSION on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 5:00 pm in P204

The application deadline is January 15, 2017 (submit Personal Statement, short CV, Academic Record). Send your documents as one pdf-attachment to hanslik@uni-mainz.de

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