【04月29日】David Sullivan: American Sons and Fathers: Poets and Politicians
 
发布时间: 2014-04-28 浏览次数: 36

主题:American Sons and Fathers: Poets and Politicians

主讲人: David Allen Sullivan富布莱特学者)

时间:429日(周二)9:00-10:30

地点:虹口校区1号楼 302

主办单位:英语学院

 

讲座概要:

Fathers and Sons in American Politics and Poetics:How do images of fathers in American shape our ideas of masculinity? And how are political “fathers,” who already wield great power, seen as projections of our ideals? (as well as images of our failings.) How do we reconcile ourselves to our father’s deaths, and find comfort in them? I will be examining: Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln; George Bush Sr. and George Bush Junior; Iraqi poet Adnan Al-Sayegh and his Father; Barak Obama and Barack Obama, Senior; My political scientist father, Denis Sullivan