Nov. 28, 2019 – 10.15 – 12.00 – Dekanatssaal (ReWi, 03-150)

Come join us for the annual Thanksgiving Obama Lecture, where we will hear a lecture by Prof. Dr. Heike Paul from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and will give out awards for outstanding undergrad and PhD work.

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Obama Lecture

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
“Civil Sentimentalism in Contemporary Political and Popular Culture”


Obama Dissertation Prize

Dr. Noaquia N. Callahan (University of Iowa)
“Heat of the Day: Mary Church Terrell and African American Feminist Transnational Activism”


Hans Galinsky Memorial Prize

Franziska Ottstadt
“The Remediation of American History in Red Dead Redemption 2
Graduate Seminar 512: New Media and Early North America (SoSe 2019)

Robert Udo Dückershoff
“Telling Amontillado from Sherry. Irony and Deceit in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Cask of Amontillado’”
Proseminar 122: 19th Century Classics (SoSe 2019)

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