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NYU's Deutsches Haus Hosts Special Events in April

March 20, 2008
N-347, 2007-08

Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in April, including an April 1 panel discussion on “Germany, Iran, and Nuclear Power,” held in collaboration with The New School, which takes place at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W. 12th St. Events are free and open to the public and take place at Deutsches Haus, unless otherwise noted. For further information, call 212.998.8663 or visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.

A schedule of events follows:

  • Tuesday, April 1, 6.30 p.m. Panel discussion: “Germany, Iran, and Nuclear Power,” in collaboration with imaging global asia of The New School. For a list of participants, visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus. Note venue: NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W. 12th St.
  • Thursday, April 3, 6 p.m. Max Weber Lecture Series on “Power, Architecture, and the Construction of Capitals” continues with a lecture on “Berlin: Three Centuries as Capital” by Christoph Asendorf, Viadrina University Frankfurt (Oder). Note venue: 19 University Place, Grand Room.
  • Friday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. Lecture: “Sachwalter für die Zukunft: Bruno Walters Exil in den Vereinigten Staaten” by Michael Schwalb, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR). In German.
  • Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m. Lecture: “In the Dark: Figures of Exclusion (Agamben, Foucault, Arendt)” by Klaus Michael Bogdal, Universität Bielefeld.
  • Thursday, April 10 - Saturday, April 12 Colloquium: “Catastrophe and Caesura: Lacoue-Labarthe Today.” Scholars, thinkers, and poets from France and the U.S. discuss Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, world expert on historical trauma in relation to poetry, fiction, and political myth-making. For participants, visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.
  • Saturday, April 12, 6 p.m. Photography exhibition opens: “Kosmographie Gayhane” by Berlin artist Nicolaus Schmidt. On view through May 17.
  • Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Putting Language in Context - Putting Context into Language” by Heidi Byrnes, Georgetown University.
  • Thursday, April 17, 6 p.m. Max Weber Lecture Series: “Power, Architecture, and the Construction of Capitals.” The series continues with a lecture on “Paris and the French State: Representation and Control” by Jean-Louis Cohen, NYU. Note venue: 19 University Place, Grand Room.
  • Friday, April 18, 7 p.m. Lecture: translators Peter Wortsman and Ross Benjamin discuss “Great Voyages and Loves of Hölderlin and Heine: Hyperion by Friedrich Hölderlin and Travel Pictures by Heinrich Heine.” In collaboration with Archipelago Books.
  • Thursday, April 24 - Saturday, April 26 Conference; “The Radical Right in post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe - The Role of Legacies,” organized by Michael Minkenberg, Viadrina University, Frankfurt (Oder). For details on conference and participants, visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.

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