Chinese Ideas in the Foundation of the United States
Featuring a Special Lecture by Dr. Alfred Hornung
Dr. Hornung will examine the important role the works of the Chinese philosopher and public intellectual Confucius have played for the formation of the political and poetic cultures in the United States.
Dr. Alfred Hornung is Research Professor of American Studies and Speaker of the Obama Institute of Transnational American Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. His publications are in the fields of modernism, postmodernism, life writing, intercultural, and transnational studies. He is an editor of the American Studies Monograph Series, the Journal of Transnational American Studies and on the editorial board of other several journals.