Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in March. Events are free and open to the public. For further information call 212.998.8661 or visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.
A schedule of events follows:
Tues., Mar. 1, 8 p.m. Roundtable discussion: “Religion and Modernity” with Jose Casanova, New School University, and Detlef Pollack, NYU. NYU’s Tom Ertman moderates.
Tues., Mar. 8, 7 p.m. Poetry in Concert: poet Mascha Kaléko’s “In meinen Träumen läutet es Sturm” performed by actress Ute Kaiser and pianist Ursel Schlicht. In German and English.
Fri., Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m. Film series continues: Das war die BRD: The Seventies.
Film screening: Black Box BRD (Andres Veiel, 2001). In German/some Spanish; English subtitles. In the Federal Republic of Germany in the 1970s and 1980s the country is polarized by the power struggle between the German state and “Red Army Faction.”
Tues., Mar. 22, 7 p.m. Photo exhibition opening: “Deutsche in Amerika—Innenansichten einer Freundschaft” (Germans in America—Insights into a Friendship) by photographer Gunter Kloetzer. Opening reception with an introduction by Hubert Kolb, cultural attaché, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany. On display through April 22.
Fri., Mar. 25, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Vox Populi, Vox Dei. Heinrich Heine uber Relgion und Philosophie in Deutschland” by Jörg Kreienbrock, NYU. In German.
Tues., Mar. 29, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Writing as Idleness in Nietzsche” by Martin Schaefer, Universität Paderborn.