Twelfth Night at Stadtpalais Liechtenstein, June 29

American Drama Group Europe/TNT Britain are inviting you to join them for an evening of Shakespearean fun at STADTPALAIS LIECHTENSTEIN (29. Juni 2017). Take in a grandiose performance of TWELFTH NIGHT by W.Shakespeare!

All info and tickets in the links below.


Date: June 29, 2017

Twelth Night PDF


Summer party (Romanistik)

Dear fellow students, you are cordially invited to the Romanistik’s summer party on the 29th of June at 16 o’clock at the department’s courtyard (Hof 8). Have fun and celebrate the end of the semester!

Coming Up: Last Breakfast of the Semester, June 12, 9am – 1 pm!

The semester is drawing to a close! Have you met all your deadlines yet? Did you know that ‘deadline’ in Welsh is dyddiad cau? If you want to know more about Wales (which is woefully underrepresented at the department) we might just have the thing for you! Come to our first Welsh-themed breakfast!

Take a well-earned break between those final essays and tests and and have a bite! Our monthly feast offers you a pause from studying in order to socialize and mingle with your fellow students over a tasty bite or sip.

PDF Invite

When: June 12, 9 a.m. – 1 pm

Where: Student Lounge, 1st floor

Hope to see you there!

IES Abroad Vienna: American Student Mixer at MQ

Are you interested in practicing your speaking skills with native speakers? One of the most beneficial things you can do during your studies is make connections—meet others with similar interests, experience, and professional goals. Therefore, we invite you to join IES Abroad Vienna and some 30 US-Students from the University of Maryland for a student mixer.

When? Thursday, June 8th at 18:30
Where? Portikus of Halle E, Museumsquartier

Featuring light food and refreshments, the event offers you an excellent opportunity to socialize with fellow students from the US in a fun and casual setting.

If you are interested in attending this student mixer, please RSVP (event limited to 30 people) via email to

Trans-Atlantic American Studies Seminar: Transatlantic Popular Culture

Trans-Atlantic American Studies Seminar: Transatlantic Popular Culture
Universität Wien / University of Texas at Austin
Prof. Dr. Alexandra Ganser / Prof. Dr. Steven Hoelscher

June 8, 2017

Amerika Haus
Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 2
1010 Wien

This is a joint seminar with students from the University of Texas at Austin. Students from Vienna with an interest in American Studies/Cultural Studies are welcome to join!
Please register by May 31 with

Student’s Conference for Linguistics

After more than 10 years, the StuTS, Student’s Conference for Linguistics (Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft) is returning to Switzerland. From the 25th to the 28th May 2017, students and PhD students of linguistics from Germany and the rest of Europe are meeting at the University of Zurich. The 61st StuTS conference includes keynote speeches from respected professors as well as a very promising panel discussion. The most important part of the conference are however the students’ presentations. Come, listen, and present your own research! Meet, connect, and exchange ideas with linguists from all over Germany and Europe!

StuTS conferences have been taking place since 1987, each time at a different host university, and is organised independently by students. Find out more about StuTS at

Included in the StuTS conference is the German Federal Student Representatives’ Conference (Bundesfachschaftentagung, BuFaTa) for all linguistic fields. Visitors of the StuTS conference are invited to participate in the BuFaTa.

Deadline: 14.05.2017

For registration click here.


Young Scholars Conference

You are cordially invited to the Young Scholars Conference organized by the young scholars’ forum of the Austrian Association for American Studies. The conference, entitled “The Future(s) of American Studies,” for which you may have seen posters around the department, will take place May 18-19, 2017 at the U.S. Embassy’s Amerika Haus (Friedrich Schmidt Platz 2, 1010 Vienna) and will feature 21 talks by young scholars in American Studies and beyond, among them some of our colleagues from the department.

All infos including the conference program can be found on the conference website:

Please register if you’d like to attend at:

Romeo and Juliet Play



Welcome to the first play held at our department, sponsored by the STV! We’re happy to inform you that on May 20th and 21st, Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will be performed in our courtyard (Hof 8) by students of the English department. Bring all you friends (it’s free, though small donations are welcomed) and relive the classic tragedy while you picnic and enjoy your weekend.


your student representatives





Yay for Breakfast in May!

Yay for May! Still more than a month to go until finals week and ensuing exam craziness! Still time to write all thos essays that just won’t write themselves! Still time for a coffee break!

So come on over on May 15 from 9 to noon to grab some beverage and snack and get your strength back before heading back to class or the library.

WHERE: Student Lounge (1st floor) at the English department

WHEN:  May 15, 9 am to noon