Trump: The Presidency at Halftime

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  • Walter Grünzweig's courses (Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies – Gruppe A & Gruppe D, Testament for a New Age: Emerson’s Essays between Nature and Young Americans, Trump: The Presidency at Halftime) will not start until the second week of the semester (15.10. - 20.10.18).

Semester

  • WS 18/19

Course Information

Nr. Kursbezeichnung Typ Zeit Raum DozentIn
154666 Trump: The Presidency at Halftime 2 HS Di 16:00 - 17:30 R. 0.406 Grünzweig

Course Description

Although Donald Trump and the Trump presidency have been called and continue to be referred to as unprecedented, much of their style, ideology and narrative is indeed familiar in American political culture. Following almost two years of a rocky presidency, this seminar will attempt to understand this administration both as unique and as being in line with the traditions of American (political) culture. We will deal with some historical antecedents, especially the presidency of Andrew Jackson (1829-37), Trump’s forays into popular culture (both print and TV), the presidential campaign, and Trump’s first 18 months as president. The mid-term elections will provide us with a better understanding of the future course of Trumpian politics. A reader will be made available.

Particularly recommended for the Angewandten Studiengänge.

Modules

Modulzuordnungen
Lehramtsstudiengänge: MA Lehramt:
  • 1402, 1403
LPO 2003:
  • GHR: 5b
  • GyGe: 7d
  • SP1. Fach: 5b
  • SP2. Fach: 4b
  • BK: 7d
LABG 2009:
  • G: 703, 704
  • HRG: 602, 1001
  • GyGe/BK: 602, 701, 702, 1002
  • SP: 703
LABG 2016:
  • G: 602, 703, 704
  • HRSGe: 602, 1002
  • GyGe/BK: 602, 701, 702, 1002
  • SP: 703
Angewandte Sprachwissenschaften/

Angewandte Literatur-/Kulturwissenschaften:

  • B.A.ALK: Kern: 6abc, 7bc Komp: 3abc, 4a
  • B.A.AS: Kern: 6bc Komp: 4a
  • M.A.ALK: 1abc, 2abc, 3bc
  • M.A.AS: 2ab
Angewandte Sprachwissenschaften/

Angewandte Literatur-/Kulturwissenschaften PO ab WS 16/17:

  • B.A.ALK: Kern: 6abc, 7bc Komp: 3abcd, 4a
  • B.A.AS: Kern 6bc Komp: 4a
  • M.A.ALK: 1abcd, 2abc, 3bc
  • M.A.AS: 2ab