Lecture

TWU: "The Fall of the Berlin Wall After 25 Years: What it Means and Why it Still Matters."

Date: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Texas Woman's University's Department of History and Government hosts a panel discussion examining the long-term significance of German reunification, twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Featuring Guest Speakers:
Dr. Barbara Donovan, Wesleyan College (GA); Dr. John Ishiyama, University of North Texas; Dr. Eric Langenbacher, Georgetown University; Dr. Jonathan Olsen, Texas Woman's University; Dr. Jennifer Yoder, Colby College.

Monday, October 27, 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm
Hubbard Hall, SE Dining Room
 

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SMU Stanton Sharp Lecture on World War I

Date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:00pm

You are invited to attend a free lecture series commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I. The first lecture is scheduled for this Wednesday, October 8th;
"Eastern Europe and German Occupation in the First World War" presented by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of Tennessee.

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ACG - Challenges for U.S. German Cooperation in a Globalized World (Discussion & Luncheon)

Date: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:45am

The Dallas Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany cordially invites you to a Discussion and Luncheon as part of the Henry A. Kissinger Transatlantic Speaker Series

Ambassador Thomas Matussek, Managing Director, Herrhausen Foundation will speak on Challenges for U.S.-German Cooperation in a Globalized World.

Event Details:
Thursday, September 4, 2014
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Locke Lord LLP
2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 2100
Dallas, TX 75201

 

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DGC Lecture by Dr. James Kearney, Austin: The Adelsverein

Date: 
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Dr. James C. Kearney, UT Austin, will provide a talk on the Adelsverein, a Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas that sponsored emigration to establish German settlements in Texas with the help of Sam Houston.

Read an article about the speaker and his work HERE.

 

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Saturday, June 14 at 4 pm

St. Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church
6464 East Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75214

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DGC Lecture by Dr. Christoph Weber, UNT: The Aestheticization of Terror: The Depiction of WWII Aerial Bombardments in German Literature

Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

DGC Lecture by Prof. Dr. Christoph Weber, University of North Texas. "With his 1997 lectures entitled 'Aerial Warfare and Literature' the German author and academic W. G. Sebald put the spotlight on the inability of German writers to give adequate expression to the trauma caused by the World War II aerial bombardments. He noted that during the immediate postwar years, an objective and unpretentious depiction of the total annihilation was virtually nonexistent in the West German literary market.

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American Council on Germany/Goethe Center Discussion and Luncheon: The Reconstruction of the Berlin City Place as the Humboldt Forum

Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 12:00pm

Please join us for a talk, discussion and luncheon with Wilhelm von Boddien, Managing Director, Förderverein Berliner Schloss e.V.

He will speak about "Marketing a 'Crazy Idea': The Reconstruction of the Berlin City Place as the Humboldt Forum".

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Goethe Center lecture by Dr. Bryan Mark Rigg: Hitler's Jewish Soldiers

Date: 
Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

 

Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers – A lecture by Dr. Bryan Mark Rigg, author of several books about Jewish soldiers fighting under Hitler during WWII. A reception will follow.
The event takes place at Texas General Hospital (2709 Hospital Blvd., Grand Prairie, TX). Please RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Dallas-Goethe-Center. You can also email us at info@dallasgoethecenter.org or call 972.207.4319.

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