Tag: Deutsches Haus

Panel: Becoming the World’s Most Powerful Woman, Angela Merkel and the Transformation of a United Germany

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Deutsches Haus at NYU present a reading by Joyce Mushaben from her new book, “Becoming the  World’s Most Powerful Woman:  Angela  Merkel and the  Transformation of United Germany,” followed by a conversation between her and Christian Martin, the current...

/ December 11, 2017

Discussion: Democracy and Journalism in the Digital Age

Deutsches Haus at NYU, UAS7 German Universities of Applied Sciences, and the University Alliance Ruhr invite you to a panel discussion on “Democracy and Journalism in the Digital Age,” with Summer Lopez (PEN America), Prof. Dr. Wiebke Möhring (TU Dortmund University), and Prof. Dr. Christian...

/ December 7, 2017

Panel: The end of Jamaica, the End of Merkel?

To the surprise of many political observers, late on Sunday night, November 19, the FDP walked out on talks about forming a coalition government with the CDU/CSU and the Greens. More than two months after the election, Germany is still...

/ November 30, 2017

“Five Theses on the Public Sphere”: A Talk by Laura Bieger

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents “Five Theses on the Public Sphere,” a talk by Professor Laura Bieger, our current DAAD Visiting-Scholar at Deutsches Haus at NYU. The current crisis of democracy reminds us how firmly the public sphere is grounded in...

/ November 17, 2017

Film Screening: MALINA

For the first showcase of the year at Columbia Deutsches Haus, we will begin our series of “VERFILMUNGEN”, filmic adaptations of literary works, with a screening of German director Werner Schroeter’s MALINA (1991). Adapted from the Austrian author Ingeborg Bachmann’s...

/ November 16, 2017

Panel: The Politics of Language, a Conversation with Masha Gessen and Siri Hustvedt

As part of the conference “What’s Going On: Reflections on Truth, Politics, Democracy, and Language,” Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a panel discussion with Russian-American journalist and author Masha Gessen and the author Siri Hustvedt, which will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Baer. Lying in...

/ November 10, 2017

Panel: The Fourth Estate in a Post-Truth World

As part of the conference “What’s Going On: Reflections on Truth, Politics, Democracy and Language,” Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a panel discussion featuring the New Yorker staff writer and Columbia Journalism School professor Jelani Cobb, and the Tageszeitung’s (TAZ’s) Dorothea Hahn, which will be moderated by...

/ November 9, 2017

Film: “Tamara,” An Evening with Peter Kahane

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a screening of Peter Kahane’s documentary Tamara, followed by a conversation with the director. Peter Kahane’s only documentary film to date, Tamara is the story of a rock icon that galvanized an entire generation of East German youth. The film...

/ November 3, 2017

Book Discussion: “Strangers in their Own Land” with Arlie Hothschild

Deutsches Haus at NYU and NYU’s Center for European and Mediterranean Studies present a conversation with Arlie Hochschild, author of “Strangers in Their Own Land,” discussing her findings on a polarized electorate. The discussion will be based on her 2016 book, “Strangers in...

/ November 2, 2017

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