Lecture: Porsche's Story: A Historical ContextSaturday, January 11 | 11:30 am SOLD OUT
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Free; registration required.
Konrad Jarausch, Lurcy Professor of European Civilization, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fayetteville, N.C.—Porsche’s history is grounded in modernist design and had associations with the welfare policies advocated by the Nazi government. With consideration of the development of German postwar reconstruction, Konrad Jarausch discusses the proliferation of sports cars during the “economic miracle.” The particular appeal of those vehicles during that era contributed to the ultimate success of the Porsche brand. Reception follows lecture.
To register contact Anne Rawson at the Arts Council.
This lecture and reception are made possible, in part, by the Humber Endowment.
Porsche Type 356 Gmünd Coupe, 1949, Courtesy of the Ingram Collection, Photograph © 2013 Michael Furman
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