Founding Democracy - Visualizing Legitimacy: A Contrastive Comparison of the Early American Republic and Weimar Germany

June 10, 2014
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
451 Hagerty Hall
Portrait comparisons of 2nd President of Germany, Paul von Hindenburg (left) and 1st President of USA, George Washington (right)

Presented by the Department of Comparative Studies and Co-Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies.

Volker Depkat
(Professor of American Studies/Amerikanistik at the University of Regensburg)

Dr. Depkat’s talk focuses on the different visual strategies used to depict Washington and Hindenburg and the consequences of those differences on the subsequent success or failure of the republics they helped establish.

 

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