Franke, Astrid, Prof. Dr.
Issues in American Literary & Cultural History IV: From the First World War to the Present
Zeit: Fr 10-12
Ort: Neuphilologicum, 37
Beginn: 28.10.2016
This lecture is part of a series that provides an overview of important issues and key concepts in American literary and cultural history from early colonial times to the present. This part covers roughly the time from World War I to the “war on terror.” Among others, the lecture will focus on relationship between Hollywood and American society, the crisis of masculinity diagnosed at various moments during that period, the impact of the 1960s on politics, culture and society, and on the attacks of 9/11 and their repercussions.