Tag: Deutsches Haus

Panel: The Frankfurt School Knew Trump Was Coming

In a post-election essay for the New Yorker, the critic Alex Ross wrote that the “combination of economic inequality and pop-cultural frivolity” in current American life were precisely the fertile ground for an American catastrophe that the Jewish intellectuals of the Frankfurt School...

/ October 25, 2017

Film Screening: Grand Hotel

As part of the “CALA Fall 2017 Film Series—Lights, Camera, Deco!,” the NYU Center for Applied Liberal Arts and Deutsches Haus at NYU present the 1932 American pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer drama film “Grand Hotel,” directed by Edmund Goulding, starring Greta Garbo and John Barrymore. The screenplay by William A. Drake is based on the...

/ October 13, 2017

A Conversation: Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a conversation between scholars Tina Campt and Joshua Chambers-Letson who will join Malik Gaines to discuss his new book, Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible. In this transnational study,...

/ October 2, 2017

(Panel Discussion) Ghosts in the Machine: East German Culture in Unified Germany

Join us on the German pre-election evening for a fascinating panel with Petra Epperlein, director of the recent acclaimed film, Karl-Marx-City; Tim Mohr, author of Stirb nicht im Warteraum der Zukunft, a book on East German punk rock; and Cornelia Thomsen, a prominent East German...

/ September 18, 2017

“Makarionissi:” An Evening with Vea Kaiser And Eric Jarosinski

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author and current writer-in-residence at Deutsches Haus at NYU, Vea Kaiser, from her recent novel Makarionissi oder Die Insel der Seligen, followed by a conversation with the acclaimed Germanist, writer and mastermind of @neinquarterly,...

/ September 6, 2017