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AATG-GA Workshop on “Mauerfall”

Registration for UGA’s conference on the “Mauerfall” is now open. Please see the linked program for more information. Flyer AATG GA Workshop Mauerfall 2014 Advertisements

Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’: Conference Emory University

Via Hiram Maxim and the Emory U news website: The recently published “Black Notebooks” of 20th century German philosopher Martin Heidegger will be the focus of a public conference at Emory University Sept. 5-6. An international roster of scholars, including the editor of the notebooks, Peter Trawny, will explore the issues raised by these newly … Continue reading

Two Events about DDR Kulturhäuser

German Author Jennifer Teege Will Read at ASC

Originally posted on German Studies @ Agnes Scott:
Photo of Amon Goeth after his capture in 1945. Millions of people know about Amon Goeth, the commander of the former National Socialist concentration camp in Plaszow-Krakov in Poland, from Ralph Fienne’s performance of this character in Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List (1993). This also applies to Jennifer Teege, for…

“Old Fairy Tales with a New Twist”: Lecture at Georgia Tech

Dr. Britta Kallin, Associate Professor of German at Georgia Tech, will lecture about the relevance of fairy tale’s in today’s cultural environment. For more information see attached flyer.

“Poetics of Dissolution in Joseph Roth’s Hotel Savoy” Emory U

Emory’s German Studies Roundtable presents a lecture by Assistant Professor Miriam Udel wit the title “Poetics of Dissolution: Joseph Roth’s Hotel Savoy“. See poster for details!

Goethe Center presents staged reading of “Mameloschn”

This is just a reminder that the Goethe-Zentrum/ German Cultural Center Atlanta is hosting a staged reading of Marianna Salzmann’s “Mameloschn” on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:00 pm. The play examines the lives of three Jewish women across three generations, spanning the former East Germany to contemplating post-reunification Germany. Questions of identity and belonging … Continue reading

CNN Commentator Ben Brumfield @ Emory U

The German Studies Department at Emory invites you, your colleagues, your students, and your friends to a guest lecture by Mr. Ben Brumfield at 7pm on Oct 22 on his work as a journalist for 15 years in Germany for RTL and on his experiences with the German language. He has had a decorated and interesting career … Continue reading

MetroGerman Awarded Seed Grant from German American Cultural Foundation

The Board of the German Cultural Foundation, Inc. (GACF) has approved a seed grant request by the Metro German Group in support of a three-year initiative in South Atlanta, initially at Atlanta Technical College (ATC) entitled “German for South Atlanta”. An anticipated annual amount of US$35,000.– supports community outreach work that will be assessed in … Continue reading

European Day of Languages at the ATL Goethe Cultural Center

The German Cultural Center and the Alliance Francaise invite you to attend a panel on the psychology of language learning and the role of languages for the regional and global economy. See flyer for more details.