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4th of July Events at the Obama Institute

July 4, 2019, 2–8 p.m., Philosophicum

2-4 p.m. (P4, Philosophicum) ………………………………

Guest Lecture
“Loyalty, Patriotism, and Nationalism in Times of Crisis”

Prof. Richard King
(University of Nottingham, UK)

What might the 4th of July mean to Americans and us in general? From America’s Frederick Douglass to German American Hannah Arendt and on to Jürgen Habermas, the nature of loyalty, patriotism and nationalism have proven to be elusive but still necessary.

 

4-6 p.m. (Fakultätssaal 01-185, Philosophicum)

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(Graduate) Student Project Presentations

Project pitches by Frederick Billmeier, Neslihan Bulut, Jacqueline Dagdadan, Josephine Koennecke, Frank Newton, Daniel Scott, Johanna Seibert, Filiz Touchton, Katharina Weygold
Performance presentation “Streaming America” (Niklas Müller, Maike Schiffler, Anna Sophie Ullmann)

 

6-8 p.m. (Fakultätssaal 01-185, Philosophicum)

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Öffentliche Antrittsvorlesung
“Reading and the Futures of Literary Studies”

Dr. Tim Lanzendörfer
(JGU, Obama Institute)

 

You can download the poster for the event here.

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