German Speeches, 1800-2015 (Undergraduate)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

We will read, hear and/or watch notable speeches of the 19th and 20th century and analyze them from historical, political, rhetorical and media historical perspectives. After formulating their own analysis of a speech, students will discuss its immediate and long term effects. List of speakers: Luther, Goethe, Bismarck, Freud, Hitler, Adenauer, C. Wolf, Brandt, Dutschke, Merkel, etc.