Event Program

September – December 2019

You can find a PDF version of our program flyer here.

If an event is in English or bilingual (German/English), the event description is in English. The event language is also included in the event details.

September 2019

Dienstag 10.09. 9.00 Uhr

Leading Ladies: Women & Law

The DAZ has put together an exhibition to illustrate the achievements of female trailblazers in U.S. politics and law as well as the woman’s suffrage movement in the U.S to honor the 100th anniversary of passing the 19th Amendment.

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Dezember 2019

Montag 09.12. 18.00 Uhr

Transatlantic ArtConneXion

We want to connect with Americans and Germans active in the art scene through this transatlantic art group.

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Montag 09.12. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

Join English-speaking people from all over the world who meet once a month for enjoyable conversation at Weltcafé Stuttgart.

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Dienstag 10.12. 11.00 Uhr

DAZ for Schools Special: Tom Franklin reads „Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter“ – AUSGEBUCHT

The New York Times bestselling author Tom Franklin reads excerpts from his novel „Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter“ for high school students.

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Dienstag 10.12. 19.00 Uhr

OLSx vol. 5 – CANCELED

In this edition of the OLSx series our experts will address a crucial topic of our times which will be announced shortly.

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Mittwoch 11.12. 18.00 Uhr

TEDxStuttgartWomen 2019 – „Bold + Brilliant“

At TEDWomen 2019, the spotlight will shine on dazzling ideas from some of the world’s most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators, while celebrating pioneers making power moves, brilliant people who are just getting started, and those who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates. This year’s motto is „Bold + Brilliant“ — without apology.

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Donnerstag 12.12. 19.00 Uhr

Polarized America: What Still Unites the U.S.?

Even though Democrats and Republicans are at odds with each other on a wide range of policies, there are still major topics, such as infrastructure, on which they can agree upon. In the discussion, representatives of Democrats Abroad and Republicans Overseas will investigate further common ground between the two parties.

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Freitag 13.12. 09.30 Uhr

Quilting Bee: The Baltimore Beauties

We are an international, multilingual hand-sewing quilting, knitting and crocheting group. Join us for one of our sessions!

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Freitag 13.12. 17.00 Uhr

Empire Study Group

Join us in a monthly exploration of the United States’ global interests and burdens. Each session focuses on a different article or topic and our lively discussions always lead to interesting new insights.

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Sonntag 15.12. 17.00 Uhr

The Traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Come and celebrate – the People of St. Catherine’s Anglican Church in Stuttgart welcome and invite all members and friends of the DAZ to attend this special seasonal service.

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Dienstag 17.12. 19.00 Uhr

Youth Club

Do you want to experience American culture, practice your English, enjoy fun activities, and meet new friends with similar interests? Then join our Youth Club!

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Januar 2020

Montag 06.01. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: Transitions by The Writers in Stuttgart

We live in a world of fast-paced changes, where transitions take place in open spaces. In a live reading entitled Transitions the Writers in Stuttgart, a group of international English-speaking writers, invite you to an evening of exploring transitional phases through original poetry, prose, and drama.

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Freitag 10.01. 09.30 Uhr

Quilting Bee: The Baltimore Beauties

We are an international, multilingual hand-sewing quilting, knitting and crocheting group. Join us for one of our sessions!

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Freitag 10.01. 17.00 Uhr

Empire Study Group

Join us in a monthly exploration of the United States’ global interests and burdens. Each session focuses on a different article or topic and our lively discussions always lead to interesting new insights.

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Montag 13.01. 19.00 Uhr

The Fourth Estate, President Trump & the U.S. Elections

With the primaries right around the corner, the 2020 U.S. presidential election is picking up speed. Yet again, the media will play a crucial role. Thus, U.S. journalist John Nichols dissects critical issues of modern-day journalism in a time when America’s freedom of the press is in jeopardy. He will afterwards debate those via skype with SWR’s U.S. correspondent and U.S. expert Arthur Landwehr in a discussion moderated by Diana Hörger.

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Dienstag 14.01. 19.00 Uhr

Youth Club

Do you want to experience American culture, practice your English, enjoy fun activities, and meet new friends with similar interests? Then join us at Jugendhaus Mitte!

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Freitag 17.01. 20.00 Uhr

American Hockey Night: Stuttgart Rebels vs. EHC Zweibrücken Hornets

Rebel fans! Get into the American spirit and ready to cheer on your Stuttgart Rebels as they take on the EHC Zweibrücken Hornets for American Hockey Night 2020. Join us for a live performance of the U.S national anthem to get the night started, and stay to enjoy traditional American food, drinks, games, prizes, and much more.

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Samstag 18.01. 10.00 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart

We are writers! Every month we get together to read what we‘ve written and to share our writing experiences and ideas with one another.

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Montag 20.01. 18.00 Uhr

Transatlantic ArtConneXion

We want to connect with Americans and Germans active in the art scene through this transatlantic art group.

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Montag 20.01. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

Join English-speaking people from all over the world who meet once a month for enjoyable conversation at Weltcafé Stuttgart.

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Donnerstag 23.01. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read!

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our reading group! This time we are going to discuss „On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous“ by Ocean Vuong.

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Donnerstag 23.01. 19.00 Uhr

Build the Wall: Donald Trumps Mauerpläne an der US-Grenze zu Mexiko

Im Wahlkampf 2016 versprach Donald Trump eine Mauer zu errichten, um gegen illegale Migration, Drogenschmuggel und Menschenhandel anzukämpfen. Auch zieht er immer wieder eine Schließung der Grenze in Betracht, was ungeahnte humanitäre und wirtschaftliche Folgen haben würde. Die fragliche Grenzpolitik des US-Präsidenten wird von Politikwissenschaftler Dr. Sascha Lohmann genauer betrachtet.

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Februar 2020

Montag 03.02. 20.00 Uhr

SPECIAL DARK MONDAY: V-Day 2020

For more than 20 years, February has been the month in which Eve Ensler’s „Vagina Monologues“ have been performed all over the world to raise awareness of violence against women and girls.

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Montag 10.02. 18.00 Uhr

Transatlantic ArtConneXion

We want to connect with Americans and Germans active in the art scene through this transatlantic art group.

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Montag 10.02. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

Join English-speaking people from all over the world who meet once a month for enjoyable conversation at Weltcafé Stuttgart.

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Dienstag 11.02. 19.00 Uhr

Youth Club

Do you want to experience American culture, practice your English, enjoy fun activities, and meet new friends with similar interests? Then join our Youth Club!

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Donnerstag 13.02. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read!

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This time we are going to discuss „The Case for Reparations“ by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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Donnerstag 13.02. 20.30 Uhr

Ein Abend in New York

Am Anfang steht eine typisch deutsche Auswanderergeschichte, am Ende der Bildband „New York: Past & Present = 1928 till now“. Ulrich Balß stellt sein Gesamtkunstwerk unterstützt von der New Yorker Singer-Songwriterin Rachelle Garniez und dem Gitarristen Mark Ettinger als musikalische Multimedia-Performance vor.

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Freitag 14.02. 09.30 Uhr

Quilting Bee: The Baltimore Beauties

We are an international, multilingual hand-sewing quilting, knitting and crocheting group. Join us for one of our sessions!

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Freitag 14.02. 17.00 Uhr

Empire Study Group

Join us in a monthly exploration of the United States’ global interests and burdens. Each session focuses on a different article or topic and our lively discussions always lead to interesting new insights.

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Samstag 15.02. 10.00 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart

We are writers! Every month we get together to read what we‘ve written and to share our writing experiences and ideas with one another.

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März 2020

Montag 02.03. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: New Texts by Daniel Regelbrugge

Daniel Regelbrugge is back with a reading from his latest works, specially curated for this evening.

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Samstag 07.03. 10.00 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart

We are writers! Every month we get together to read what we‘ve written and to share our writing experiences and ideas with one another.

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Montag 09.03. 18.00 Uhr

Transatlantic ArtConneXion

We want to connect with Americans and Germans active in the art scene through this transatlantic art group.

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Montag 09.03. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

Join English-speaking people from all over the world who meet once a month for enjoyable conversation at Weltcafé Stuttgart.

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Mittwoch 11.03. 19.00 Uhr

Die Mauer zwischen USA und Mexiko

Hunderttausend Menschen aus Süd- und Mittelamerika versuchen jährlich – gegen den Widerstand der Regierungen beider Länder – von Mexiko in die USA zu migrieren. Es werden teilweise drastischen Mittel eingesetzt: Grenzen werden geschlossen und Mauern gebaut.

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Freitag 13.03. 09.30 Uhr

Quilting Bee: The Baltimore Beauties

We are an international, multilingual hand-sewing quilting, knitting and crocheting group. Join us for one of our sessions!

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Freitag 13.03. 17.00 Uhr

Empire Study Group

Join us in a monthly exploration of the United States’ global interests and burdens. Each session focuses on a different article or topic and our lively discussions always lead to interesting new insights.

More

Dienstag 17.03. 19.00 Uhr

Youth Club

Do you want to experience American culture, practice your English, enjoy fun activities, and meet new friends with similar interests? Then join our Youth Club!

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Donnerstag 19.03. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read!

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our reading group!

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Dienstag 24.03. 19.00 Uhr

Diving into the Night Ocean: Making Fiction from Fact

Paul La Farge and translator Simone Schröder discuss the author’s work „The Night Ocean“ and the art of making fiction from fact.

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