Teacher Seminar – The US Presidential Election 2016

Friday, 11 March 2016, 9:30-15:30
Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hiroshimastraße 28, 10785 Berlin
Register at: IRCBerlin@state.gov by March 1, 2016

9:30: Registration
9:45: Welcome and introductions
Dr. Dennis-Jonathan Mann, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Jeremy Fowler, US Embassy

10:00-11:15: Workshop
Teaching the U.S. Elections in the EFL Classroom: The U.S. Embassy Election Project 2016
Joannis Kaliampos, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

Coffee break

11:30-12:45: Lecture and discussion
The US Presidential Election 2016: Candidates, Issues and the Media
Paul Rundquist, University Halle- Wittenberg

Lunch break

13:45: Lecture and discussion
The Pen is Mightier? American Political Cartooning in a Post-Charlie Age
Christianna Stavroudis, Bonn University

15:00: Wrap-Up & Closing Remarks

In cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Berlin, Life e.V. eXplorarium, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, and the Berlin Senate.