NYU's Deutsches Haus Hosts Special Events in April


Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in April, including a lecture on April 9 by David Crowley from London’s Royal College of Art on “Remaking Warsaw: Architecture and Memory in the Polish Capital, 1943-2009.” 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:

  • Tues., Apr. 7, 7 p.m. DADD panel discussion: “Green Living in Germany and Japan” with Silke Claus, Deutsches Architekturzentrum, Berlin; Robert Mason, Temple University; Miranda Schreurs, Freie Universität zu Berlin and Diane MacEachern, BigGreenPurse.com.
  • Thurs., Apr. 9, 6 p.m. Max Weber Lecture Series: “Remaking Warsaw: Architecture and Memory in the Polish Capital, 1943-2009” by David Crowley, Royal College of Art, London. Note venue: NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies Conference Room, 285 Mercer St., 7th fl.
  • Fri., Apr. 17, 6 p.m. Film: Halbe Treppe (Grill Point). Directed by Andreas Dresen, 2002, 106 min. In German with English subtitles.
  • Tues., Apr. 21, 7 p.m. Reading: “Exil der frechen Frauen” by Robert Cohen, NYU. In German.
  • Thurs., Apr. 23, 6 p.m. Max Weber Lecture Series: “State and Nation-Building as an Urban Experience: The Making of Ankara” by Alev Cinar, Bilkent University, Ankara. Note venue: NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies Conference Room, 285 Mercer St., 7th fl.
  • Thurs., Apr. 23, 6 p.m. Lecture: “What Ocean? Critical Approaches to German Language Learning in a Digital World” by Glenn S. Levine, Univ. of California, Irvine. Note venue: 19 University Pl., 1st floor Great Room.
  • Tues., Apr. 28, 7 p.m. Lecture: ” ‘…in ungeheuren Fällen’. Benjamin’s Critique of Violence beyond Law Theory and the ‘state of exception’” by Sigrid Weigel, Zentrum für Literatur-und Kulturforschung, Berlin. In German.

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