Tag: Germany

Conference: Winckelmann, The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism

Winckelmann: The Transalpine Fantasy of Modern Paganism seeks to re-frame, reassess, and generally defamiliarize the antiquarian and historian who wrote the script of obsessive German philhellenism.

/ December 8, 2016

Fragments of Metropolis: Rhein & Ruhr

eutsches Haus at NYU and the University Alliance Ruhr New Yorkpresent “Fragments of Metropolis – Rhein & Ruhr,” a panel discussion among Barry Bergdoll, Niels Lehmann, and Christoph Rauhut.  The architecture of expressionism powerfully heralded in Central Europe the onset of the roaring twenties. On the occasion of...

/ November 21, 2016

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