The research group on Transnational Periodical Cultures, led by Professor Ernst and Professor Scheiding, announces its conference “Transnational Periodical Cultures: Interdisciplinary Perspectives,” which will take place on campus in Mainz in January 2020.
For the preliminary program and further details, please click here.
Join the American Studies Summer School 2020!
The Civil Rights Movement, Southern Literature, and Southern Food & Music
Experience a unique and intensive research and learning opportunity focusing on the American South. The Obama Institute offers this three-week American Studies Summer School traveling through Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee from the end of July to mid-August. This educational trip provides students with courses in language, literature, and cultural studies. Starting in Little Rock, Arkansas and ending in Washington DC, participants will study the Civil Rights Movement, the history of food and music in the US South, and Southern Literature. They benefit from lectures, readings, and films, as well as on-site learning. Summer School participants can receive course credits in Independent Studies, Cultural Studies, or Written English.
Monday, December 9, 2019, 6 p.m., Room P 15
If you cannot come to the info session but are interested in joining,
please contact Julia Velten (email@example.com).
You can download the flyer for the info session here.
Research Group “Transnational Periodical Cultures”
Independent Magazines (Workshop VII)
Oct 30, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Senatssaal NatFak (Room 07-232)
The research group “Transnational Periodical Cultures” (Jutta Ernst, Dagmar von Hoff, Bjørn von Rimscha, Oliver Scheiding) holds a series of workshops.
You can find the program for the event on Oct 30, 2019 here.
If you are interested in attending one of the workshops or specific talks, please contact one of the organizers mentioned above.
For further information, please visit www.transnationalperiodicalcultures.net.
Florian Freitag (Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz)
July 2, 2019
JGU Campus Gemersheim
On 2 July, Dr. habil. Florian Freitag delivered his inaugural lecture (Antrittsvorlesung), entitled “Muscle Beach and the History of American Bodybuilding” at the Department of Translation Studies (Germersheim). With this talk, Dr. Freitag completed his habilitation and officially received the venia legendi from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. The Obama Institute congratulates Dr. Freitag.