"Zur (Inter-)Nationalen Sprichwortpraxis Barack Obamas:" Guest Lecture by Prof. Wolfgang Mieder at the Anglistik Department

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:00 to 13:00
Prof. Wolfgang Mieder will hold a guest lecture at the University of Leipzig Anglistik department in NSG room 222. The title of the talk is “ ‘The World’s a Place:’ Zur (inter-)nationalen Sprichwortpraxis Barack Obamas.”

Prof. Mieder is professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont. His research interest lies with proverbs, folklore, history of the German language, and Medieval literature. His large number of publications include Sprichwort-Wahrwort (1992), Proverbs Are Never Out of Season: Popular Wisdom in the Modern Age (1993), Proverbs: A Handbook (2004), and “Proverbs Speak Louder than Words”: Folk Wisdom in Art, Culture, Folklore, History, Literature, and Mass Media (2008).

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