English / North American Studies, Department
Fakultät P - Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni des Saarlandes/Saarbrücken
Departement of English (Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Anglophone Kulturen)
- Campus A5 3
- 66123 Saarbrücken
- Phone: +49 681 302-57564
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Special features regarding teachingWide range of courses all taught in English Language; Guest lectures offering insight into research; excellent opportunities for international exchanges; learning agreements allow for a range of activities as part of the stays abroad. Possibility of different specialisation: British, North American Literatures and Cultures, Transanglophone Studies, Linguistics. The "Career Orientation & Professionalization" module cooperates with business and potential employers; Tailored to interests Collaboration in chair projects in the module "Core Skills: Research Focus."
Special features regarding the international orientationWide-reaching network of international collaborations both within and outside of Europe; contacts and collaborations both with universities and institutions in English-speaking countries and with English Departments in non-English-speaking countries (see question 17); participation in the East Partnership Programmes at Universität des Saarlandes (with Warsaw and Mykolaiv); participation in an international Research Training Group with Montreal ("Diversity"); networking within Universität der Großregion: participation in the UniGr Center for Border Studies; high proportion of international students.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsERASMUS – GB/UK und Irland: University of Cardiff, Wales (Plätze); University of Limerick, Irland (Plätze), University of Ulster/Derry, Nordirland (Plätze); ERASMUS nicht-englischsprachiges Ausland, Ostpartnerschaften: Antalya, Turin, Lecce, Valladolid, Helsinki, Kosice, Sofia, Warschau, Zenica; USA: Boise State University, Idaho; University of Columbia, Missouri; Hillsdale College, Michigan; Bradley U, Peoria IL, Oklahoma City University.; Kanada: University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC; University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB; Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, MB.; Australien: University of Technology Sydney
Special features regarding the equipmentHigh standard of technical equipment: Large numbers of digital visualisation and sound recording possibilities; all rooms are equipped for analysing multimedia texts; use of e-learning platforms in blended learning concepts; continual expansion of the institute's library in coordination with the university library; extensive archive of DVDs and other digitalised films/performative texts/audio resources.
Special features regarding research activitiesShakespeare Research; Victorian Research; English-language popular cultures from a diachronic and media-history perspective; U.S. Latino/a literature; Canadian Literature; Gender Studies; Border Studies; Popular Culture; transcultural anglophone linking o
Other special featuresAs part of the "Universität der Großregion", the English Studies/American Studies departments has strong cross-border links with its partner universities in Luxembourg, France and Belgium. The department is an important player in the Europe focus of the UdS. Within the multilingual context of the greater region, English is of particular importance.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.uni-saarland.de/fachrichtung/anglistik/research.html
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