Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several events in November, including a lecture on November 30 entitled “Anti-Americanism in Germany” by Mary Nolan, professor of history at NYU. All events are free and open to the public. For further information call 212-998-8661 or log on to www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.
A schedule of events follows:
Fri., Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m. Film screening: Wir sind das Volk (“Shield and Sword”), a documentary from 1993, 90 mins. In German with English subtitles. Part of the film series, “Das war die DDR ” (“That Was the GDR ”).
Sat., Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m. Exhibition opens: “Photographs from Berlin” by German photographer Lilli Limonius. Through Dec. 5.
Tues., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Special film screening: The Burning Wall, a documentary from 2002, 115 mins. In English and German, with subtitles. A dozen years after the collapse of East Germany and the Berlin Wall, director Hava Kohav Beller investigates the dilemma of individual resistance within a totalitarian state.
Fri., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Frauen der Romantik: Rahel Varnhagen, Dorothea Schlegel, Bettina Brentano von Arnim” by Kathleen Rose, Univ. of Maryland. In German.
Tues., Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Enfants Égorgés, Stefan George and Walter Benjamin” by Marion Picker, Dickinson College.
Fri., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. Special film screening: Good Bye Lenin, a 2003 film introduced by director Wolfgang Becker and Charity Scribner, MIT. In German.
Tues., Nov. 23, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Faith and Love: Novalis and the Invention of Political Thinking” by Rüdiger Campe, Johns Hopkins Univ.
Tues., Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Anti-Americanism in Germany” by Mary Nolan, NYU.