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The American Studies Journal gratefully acknowledges funding by the Embassy of the United States of America in Berlin. Responsibility for content lies solely with the editors and authors.

Editors of the American Studies Journal and
the ASJ Occasional Papers

Founding Editor
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Grabbe
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
06099 Halle, Germany

Executive Editors
Prof. Dr. Andrew S. Gross
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Dr. Martina Kohl
Cultural Affairs Specialist
U.S. Embassy–Berlin


Prof. Dr. Maria Moss
ZeMoS (ZE Moderne Sprachen)
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

Prof. Dr. Babette B. Tischleder
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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Carsten Hummel

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