Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host several special events in March. All 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

A schedule of events follows:

Fri., Mar. 3, 7 p.m. Performance: The Lights Are Going Out all Over Europe: A Dance Macabre, presented by Theater Sündenfall. Based on historical documents, the play reveals the crisis of July, 1914, and the beginning of the Great War. Followed by a Q&A with the actors.

Sun. Mar. 5, 7 p.m. Discussion on The Lights Are Going Out all Over Europe. “World War I in History and Theater” with Volker Berghahn, Columbia; and Molly Nolan, NYU.

Tues., Mar. 7, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Contentious Politics and Transnational Solidarity: Zapatistas in Germany” by Markus Schulz, NYU.

Sat. Mar. 11, 6 p.m. Exhibition of paintings opens: “Continuum” by Nicole Laemmle, NY artist. On display through Apr. 2.

Tues., Mar. 21, 7 p.m. Lecture: “Brother or Other? Male Friendship in 18th- Century Germany” by Martin Kagel, Univ. of Georgia.

Fri., Mar. 24, 6:30 p.m. Film series: “Socialists in Outer Space”, featuring the film Eolomea (East Germany, Herrmann Zschoche, 1972, 79 min.).

Tues., Mar. 30, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Bertolt Brecht was Here” with Marc Silberman, Univ. of Wisconsin; and Robert Cohen, NYU. In English and German. Note venue: NYU, 19 University Place, ground floor.

Fri., Mar. 31. 7 p.m. Lecture: “The Relevance of Applied Linguistics for the Teaching of German in the U.S.” by Clarie Kramsch, Berkeley.

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