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J. Wertheimer (Tuebingen): Literature, Confidence, Power

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus
Humanities Institute, Babbidge Library, 4th Floor

Professor Juergen Wertheimer (University of Tuebingen, Germany): "The Cassandra Syndrome: Reflections on Literature, Confidence, and Power" What role can literature play in a world that is increasingly perceived as post-truth? Juergen Wertheimer explores literary texts as social and political seismographs and considers the weight and impact of language, voice, and words in literature and public discourse today. Sponsored by: Office of Global Affairs, Humanities Institute, Human Rights Institute, Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages

Contact:

wogenstein@uconn.edu

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