Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik

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Navigate through the site in order to learn more about courses, study programs, and research projects. You can always switch between the English and German versions by clicking on the language link in the right-hand menu. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact any of our staff, in particular the Student Advisors Christina Caupert and Dr. Timo Müller.


Recent Book Publications


Johanna Hartmann, Hubert
Zapf, eds., Censorship and Exile.
(V & R Verlag, 2015)

american studies today

Winfried Fluck, Erik Redling, Sabine Sielke, Hubert Zapf, eds., American Studies Today: New Research Agenda. (Winter Verlag, 2014)

English and American Studies

Martin Middeke, Timo Müller, Christina Wald, Hubert Zapf, eds., English and American Studies: Theory and Practice

Amerikanische Literaturgeschichte

Hubert Zapf, ed., Amerikanische Literaturgeschichte, 3rd ed.


Timo Müller, Michael Sauter, eds., Literature, Ecology, Ethics


Hubert Zapf, Hg., Kulturökologie und Literatur: Beiträge zu einem transdisziplinären Paradigma der Literaturwissenschaft


Universität Augsburg
Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik
Universitätsstr. 10
86159 Augsburg
Tel.: 0821/598 2482
Fax: 0821/598 2620

We are affiliated with the interdisciplinary study program Ethik der Textkulturen: