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April 1, 2010


”Ein Deutscher Filmabend” will show “Cherry Blossoms,” a film by Doris Doerrie, on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 pm in Lucy Ellis Lounge (FLB).

Deutsches Seminar (Graduate student presentation series): Paul Meyer will speak about "The Inverted Religion of Johann Faust" on Monday, April 26th at 5:15 pm in FLB 1022.


Professor Anke Pinkert presented a paper, "Postwar DEFA Film as Archive of Grief", at the 7th Interdisciplinary Symposium in German Studies on "Reframing East German Culture," held at Georgetown University, March 26th-27th

Professor Mara Wade presented an invited lecture, "German Mock Battles and Fireworks held on the Water from 1548-1700," at the conference "Waterborne Pageants of the Renaissance," through the Centre for Renaissance Studies, University of Warwick, England and held at Palazzo Pesaro-Fava, Venice, Italy, March 18-20, 2010.

Professor Mara Wade was an invited participant at the workshop, "New Research Trends in Renaissance Studies," sponsored by the European Science Foundation at the Centre for Renaissance Studies, University of Warwick, at the Palazzo Pesaro-Fava in Venice, Italy, March 21-22, 2010.


The German Club went to the Chicago Art Institute on Saturday, March 27th. Participants were given a guided tour of German, Austrian and Swiss Art in the museum's exhibition.


This semester Swedish Coffee Hour meets on Monday at 3:30pm at the Espresso Royale coffee-shop on Goodwin and Oregon.

This semester, the Deutsche Konversationsgruppe will meet on Wednesdays from 1-3 PM in the cafe of the new Institute for Genomic Biology. The IGB is the first building east of the Morrow Plots, and the cafe is in the downstairs level on the west side of the building.