Event Program

September – December 2020

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.

Oktober 2020

Donnerstag 01.10. 9.00 - 13.00; 14.00 - 17.00 Uhr

Election 2020

The exhibition follows the complex U.S. electoral system and process, explaining the most important proceedings and institutions, depicting their significance and impact on the election. It also illustrates the intricacies voters face throughout a presidential election year and highlights the major events voters and presidential candidates participate in.

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November 2020

Dienstag 03.11. 21.00 Uhr

U.S. Election Night 2020 – Das digitale Wahlevent

November 3rd is Election Day in the United States. Every four years, Americans decide who will move into or stay in the White House. In 2020, our traditional Election Night comes with a twist because we bring it right to your home!

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Mittwoch 04.11. 8.00 Uhr

Brown Bag Breakfast – Das Wahlfrühstück – CANCELED

Erleben Sie nach einer digitalen Wahlnacht am Morgen live im Hospitalhof zwei Stunden lang Kommentare und Einschätzungen zur Wahl.

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Donnerstag 05.11. 19.00 Uhr

And the Presidency Goes to …

Das Rennen um das Weiße Haus ist voraussichtlich entschieden. Was sagt das Ergebnis über die Zukunft der USA aus und welche außenpolitischen Auswirkungen wird die Wahl haben?

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Freitag 06.11. 17.15 Uhr

Empire Study Group – DIGITAL

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 07.11. 10 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart – DIGITAL

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 09.11. 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 09.11. 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 10.11. 18.00 Uhr

Racial and Spatial Injustice in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area – DIGITAL

In a truly just metropolis, where you grew up would not influence your life chances. Racial and economic segregation in the St. Louis metropolitan area means that many children grow up in neighborhoods that give them little chance of succeeding. The pattern of concentrated poverty and racial isolation in the city and inner-ring suburbs is not simply the result of individual choices; it is the result of a tangle of public policies and private practices.

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Freitag 13.11. 9.30 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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Dienstag 17.11. 18.00 Uhr

The Hate You Give and Seven Seconds – DIGITAL

This teacher training will give a brief overview of the origins of the Black Lives Matter movement before discussing how this crucial topic has been picked up in film and TV.

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Donnerstag 19.11. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read! – DIGITAL

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This time we are going to discuss When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.

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Donnerstag 19.11. 17.30 Uhr

America Explained Special: St. Louis – DIGITAL

As it is the 60th anniversary of the relationship between Stuttgart and St. Louis this year, Jacob Sopiars will examine the Midwestern city that was largely founded by Germans in the mid-19th century.

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Dienstag 24.11. 17.00 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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Mittwoch 25.11. 16.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: The Ambiguity of Belonging in Gran Torino – DIGITAL

In this school special, our teacher Elena Fort will review the most important aspects of the plot before exploring the key themes of the film Gran Torino.

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Dezember 2020

Mittwoch 02.12. 17.30 Uhr

America Explained Special: #BlackLivesMatter – DIGITAL

In this school special, our teacher Imani Timmons will examine race relations in the U.S. today with a focus on systemic racism and the role of the Black Lives Matter movement in trying to create a more just society.

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Donnerstag 03.12. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read! – DIGITAL

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This time, and in keeping with our yearly tradition, you are welcome to share a poem before the holidays.

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Donnerstag 03.12. 18.00 Uhr

The Important Role the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion holds at an American University – DIGITAL

In a truly just metropolis, where you grew up would not influence your life chances. Racial and economic segregation in the St. Louis metropolitan area means that many children grow up in neighborhoods that give them little chance of succeeding. The pattern of concentrated poverty and racial isolation in the city and inner-ring suburbs is not simply the result of individual choices; it is the result of a tangle of public policies and private practices.

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Samstag 05.12. 10.00 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart – DIGITAL

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 07.12. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: It All Began at Macy’s

Have you ever considered taking on the role of a Christmas elf or even Santa? Someone must do it, so why not you?

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Donnerstag 10.12. 16.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: The Ambiguity of Belonging in Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter – DIGITAL

In this school special, our teacher Lauren Frick will review the most important aspects of the plot before exploring the key themes of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.

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Freitag 11.12. 17.15 Uhr

Empire Study Group – DIGITAL

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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Freitag 11.12. 9.30 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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Montag 14.12. 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 14.12. 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 15.12. 17.00 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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