**These events have been canceled.**
Deutsches Haus at NYU has announced its March events calendar, which includes a reading and talk from Angelika Bammer about her memoir Born After: Reckoning with the German Past (March 3); a round-table about bias (March 5); a reading from Daniela Emminger, current writer-in-residence at Deutsches Haus at NYU, about her recent novel Kafka with Wings (March 9); and an in-depth analysis of the European Central Bank from the sovereign debt crisis in 2010 up until today.
All events are held at Deutsches Haus at NYU, located at 42 Washington Mews (between University Place and Fifth Avenue). They are free, open to the public, and in English, unless otherwise noted. Seating for free events is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.8660 or visit Deutsches Haus at NYU’s website. [Subways: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).]
Monday, March 2, 6:00 p.m.
Angelika Bammer: "Born After. Reckoning with the German Past”
Angelika Bammer, associate professor of comparative literature at Emory University, delivers a reading and talk on the issues raised in her memoir Born After: Reckoning with the German Past. The book grapples with the legacies of German and Nazi history, and reflects on the relationship between history and memory through Bammer's personal narrative. Bammer will be introduced by Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at NYU, who will also moderate the Q&A. This event is sponsored by the DAAD from funds of the German Federal Foreign Office (AA).
Thursday, March 5, 6:00 p.m.
How Biased Are We? A Conversation about Perception, Cognition, and Accuracy
Deutsches Haus at NYU, University Alliance Ruhr, and the German Research Foundation (DFG) present a conversation among Emily Balcetis (NYU), Lee Jussim (Rutgers University), and moderator Albert Newen (Ruhr-University Bochum), which explores the concept of human perception and its inherent biases that affect our understanding of the world. This event is sponsored by the DAAD from funds of the German Federal Foreign Office (AA).
Monday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.
“Kafka with Wings”: An Evening with Daniela Emminger and Liesl Schillinger
Daniela Emminger, author and current writer-in-residence at Deutsches Haus at NYU, will read from her recent novel Kafka with Wings, and take part in a conversation with writer Liesl Schillinger. Emminger's novel follows a woman's search for her long-lost Kyrgyz friend, exploring the history and culture of Kyrzystan while delving into themes of loss and discovery, friendship and love. This event is presented with the generous support of the Max Kade Foundation and sponsored by the DAAD with funds from German Federal Foreign Office (AA).
Monday, March 23, 6:00 p.m.
The European Central Bank between Financial Crisis and Populisms
This book presentation by Claudia Wiesner, DAAD Visiting Scholar at Deutsches Haus at NYU, focuses on "The European Central Bank between Financial Crisis and Populism," and includes a conversation with her co-author Sebastian Diessner. The discussion will explore the political implications of the past financial crisis and tackle what is next in light of the recent rise of populist movements. This event is sponsored by the DAAD from funds of the German Federal Foreign Office (AA).
Monday, March 30, 6:00 p.m.
Religious Architecture in the City: Transatlantic Perspectives
Courtney Bender (Columbia University), Martin Radermacher (Ruhr-University Bochum), and Avinoam Shalem (Columbia University) will discuss the evolution of religious architecture in New York City and the Ruhr area, and the transformations in society that drive these changes in the urban landscape. Presented by Deutsches Haus at NYU and University Alliance Ruhr. This event is sponsored by the DAAD with funds from the German Federal Foreign Office (AA).
About Deutsches Haus:
Deutsches Haus at NYU is New York’s leading institution for the culture and language of the German-speaking world. Located in historic Greenwich Village, Deutsches Haus is an integral part of New York University. Since 1977, it has provided New Yorkers with a unique forum for cultural, intellectual and artistic exchange with Germany, Austria and Switzerland through its three pillars—the language program, the cultural program, and the children's program.