Upcoming EventsCome and practice your German conversation skills and enjoy tasty refreshments at Kaffeestunde.
Shiffman 124 - 3:30-4:30:
Workshop series Exile and Persecution: German Exiles in the Americas:
Wednesday, November 13-Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The speakers and workshop participants explore the fate of intellectuals, writers, and thespians in exile in the U.S. and in South America during the Second World War, and the ways in which they came to terms with National Socialism, the Shoah, and the challenges of building a new life through both their artistic and intellectual work and their career choices.
Wednesday, November 13, 2:00-3:30 P.M. in Mandel 228
Exploring Anna Seghers The Excursion of the Dead Girls with Professor Christiane Zehl Romero, Tufts University (please e-mail email@example.com for a copy of Seghers' short story in German or English)
Wednesday, November 13, 5:00-6:30 P.M. Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Reception and Keynote Address: Weimar in Waltham: Brandeis at the Beginning with Steve Whitfield, Max Richter professor of American Civilization, Brandeis University
Monday, November 18, 5:00-6:30P.M., Mandel 228
Contesting Germany: The Free German Stage and the German Theater in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1938-1945 with Robert Kelz, University of Memphis
Tuesday, November 19, 7:00-9:00 P.M. Pearlman Lounge
Screening of "Exiliados en Exilio" ("Being Exiled in Exile", Spanish with English subtitles about German immigrants in Colombia); Q & A with filmmaker Rolando Vargas
Wednesday, November 20, 5:00-6:30 P.M. Mandel 228
Rolando Vargas, Workshop on "Exiliados en Exilio"
Do We Need a Motherhood Quota? Women and Mothers in the German Parliament with Dr. Hilke Brockmann, visiting fellow at Harvard University's Center for European Studies
Tuesday, November 19, 2:00-2:30 P.M. in Olin-Sang 207. This lecture is provided by the Center for German and European Studies (CGES) and co-sponsored by the Department of Politics, Brandeis University.
Brandeis is proud to have been chosen again as a partner in the German Embassy's 2013/14 CAMPUSWEEKS series. This year's theme is Germany in Europe. We will begin with a panel that looks back at Germany in Europe a hundred years ago:
Germany in Europe in 1913: The Portrayal of the Great War, Tuesday, December 3, 9:45 A.M. - 12 Noon in the International Lounge in Usdan with historians Thomas Weber, Philipp Steizel, and Chad Williams, organized by Ian Hopper, Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Modern Britain and the World from 1750 in the History Department at Brandeis University