Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host three special events in January. All are free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.8663 or visit

On Tuesday, January 23, at 6:30 p.m., author Paul Brodowsky, former writer-in-residence at Deutsches Haus, reads from his current work, Die blinde Fotografin, in German and English. His first book, Milch Holz Katzen, a collection of prose miniatures, appeared in 2002.

On Friday, January 26, at 6:30 p.m., author Joerg Friedrich will read from Der Brand, followed by a conversation with Noah Isenberg from The New School and a book signing.

On Tuesday, January 30, at 7 p.m., NYU’s Max Weber Lecture Series will debut with a lecture entitled “On Making a Memorial. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and the Degussa Debate of October 2003” by Sibylle Quack, current holder of NYU’s Max Weber Chair. The theme for the spring semester three-lecture series is “Press, Politics, and the Field of History.”

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