ND Democracy Talk: "The Student Becomes the Teacher: German Lessons for American Democracy" with Bill Donahue


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

William Collins Donahue Headshot

Bill Donahue is the Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities
Concurrent Professor of Film, Television & Theater; Professor of European Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs; Director of the Initiative for Global Europe, Keough School of Global Affairs

Research and Teaching Interests
Contemporary European Studies (migration, refugees, European Union, populism)
German literature and film
Holocaust Studies
German Jewish Studies
Art as a form of protest, social engagement, and community building

This talk will be based on how the US was a mentor to Germany post-war, and how we now need to look to Germany to recon with our own history with regard to race in order to bolster our democracy.


This is event is free and open to the public.