Tag: History

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 9, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 4, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 2, 2016

Famine Folios

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century...

/ October 28, 2016

Celebrating Dvorak and His Circle

Antonin Dvorak’s 175th Anniversary festivities continue with an all-Czech lecture-performance of works by Bedrich Smetana, Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek and Josef Suk featuring the violin-piano ensemble G-sharp Duo, with Emilie-Anne Gendron on violin and Yelena Grinberg on piano. Dr. Grinberg...

/ October 23, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 21, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 19, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 14, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 12, 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