This is a research seminar for students who are planning to write their BA or MA theses in the field of Anglophone literary and cultural studies (including M.Ed. students who need to attend the 'Begleitkolloquium') as well as postgraduate students working on Ph.D. theses or current research papers. The seminar provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of ongoing research topics and projects, ranging from English colonial literature to contemporary postcolonial literature, culture and theory. Further topics to be dealt with include, e.g. information on professional training, presenting papers at conferences, and applying for scholarships and grants.