Third international Summer Academy 2011
Transatlantic American Studies: Democratic Cultures, Past and Present


The Summer Academy will take place from 

May 14 to 28, 2011 in Munich and Nuremberg


More Information:
Preliminary Programm

 Detailed Schedule 



The following program will be open to the general public:


Wed, 18 May | 7.30 pm
Munich, Richard-Wagner-Str. 27
Poetry reading with Carla Harryman and Donna Stonecipher (Detroit)


Fri, 20 May | 10.00 am - 1.30 pm
Munich, Amerika Haus München, Karolinenplatz 3
"The Radicalization of Recent American Political Culture"

Prof. Horst Mewes (Boulder)

"Translating Democracy: From The Authoritarian Personality to The Baader-Meinhof Complex"
Prof. Dr. Barrett Watten (Detroit)

Mon, 23 May | 7.30 pm
DAI Nürnberg, Gleißbühlstraße 9
"An Agonistic Model of Democracy"
Prof. Chantal Mouffe (London)


Wed, 25 May | 7.00 pm
Schloss Erlangen, Schloßplatz 4
3rd Levi-Strauss Lecture in American Culture and Civilization:
"Democratic Consumption?: The Cultural History of Mail Order"
Prof. Anne Koenen (Leipzig)