Tag: Germany

German Green: Stop calling your opponents “fascists”

But the renewed appeal of anti-immigration and protectionist policies does have Ralf Fücks worried.

/ November 17, 2016

Bright Magic: Stories by Alfred Döblin

Deutsches Haus at NYU and the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU present a reading by Damion Searls of his new translation of Alfred Döblin’s Bright Magic: Stories, and a conversation between the translator and Eric Banks, Director...

/ November 4, 2016

If Not Us, Who?

In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Sensitive to the increasing restlessness of the times, the fiery couple lash out at the denial...

/ October 28, 2016

The Tunnels

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author Greg Mitchell from his recent nonfiction book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, followed by a conversation with...

/ October 28, 2016

Film Weekend: Alexander Kluge

Legendary filmmaker and thinker Alexander Kluge comes to New York for a long weekend of events, including a soiree with literature, film, and music with special guest Ben Lerner at the Goethe-Institut (October 23), film screenings at Anthology Film Archives...

/ October 22, 2016

Studying and Working Germany

Visit the Goethe-Institute on October 21 to talk to representatives from the German general Consulate, German Academic Exchange Service, German universities, and other German organizations. From the Goethe-Institute: The Goethe-Institut, together with its partners, showcases excellent opportunities for German speakers...

/ October 21, 2016
Peter Wohlleben

Peter Wohlleben shows off “The Hidden Life of Trees”

The German naturalist tells us that trees have feelings too

/ October 16, 2016

The Forest for the Trees

Awkward but idealistic teacher Melanie leaves her rural town and lover behind for a job in the city. Socially inept and sorely lacking in disciplinary skills, she is ill-equipped to deal with her unruly students and dismissive colleagues. She tries...

/ October 13, 2016

Game Night

From the Goethe-Institut: “Over the last decade, German style board games have revolutionized the gaming world. The coveted “Spiel des Jahres” award, awarded annually by a German-speaking jury, has produced such hits as Settlers of Catan, which has accrued legions...

/ October 7, 2016

Johann Friedrich Cotta—Publisher, Statesman, Entrepreneur

A talk by Dr. Bernhard Fischer, director of the Goethe- and Schiller-Archive in Weimar. Johann Friedrich Cotta (1764–1832) was one of the most fascinating personalities of the so-called Goethezeit in Germany. Born in 1764, he took part in every sphere...

/ October 7, 2016