Event Program

December 2019 – March 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.

Januar 2020

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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Dienstag 28.01. 19.00 Uhr

Election 2020

Preparing for this year’s U.S. presidential election and leading up to suspenseful months of campaigning and presidential debates, the DAZ has designed an exhibition illustrating the complex processes behind the electoral system. Join us for the vernissage and screening of a 1939 American political comedy-drama classic.

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Mittwoch 29.01. 9.00 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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Donnerstag 30.01. 19.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: The U.S. Presidential Election 2020

As the U.S. gears up for the 2020 election, Natalia Rankine-Galloway examines the presidential election system closely and adresses the most important topics.

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Februar 2020

Samstag 01.02. 10.00 Uhr

HORIZON Stuttgart

Unser EducationUSA-Team informiert Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene über Auslandsaufenthalte in den USA.

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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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Dienstag 04.02. 19.00 Uhr

Contemporary Indigenous Storytelling: Writing the Past, Living the Present and Preserving the Future

A long time ago, stories used to be passed around the bonfires via oral narratives. In Stuttgart, Drew Hayden Taylor will share the growing power of Indigenous storytelling in the 21st century.

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Donnerstag 06.02. Uhr

INDIANER INUIT: DAS NORDAMERIKA FILMFESTIVAL

Unter dem Motto „DREAMS HAVE NO BORDERS“ geben Indigene Filmschaffende auf dem Nordamerika Filmfestival mit selbst verfassten und unabhängig produzierten Filmen authentische Einblicke in das alltägliche Leben und die Vergangenheit der indigenen Bevölkerung Nordamerikas.

In 2020, the festivals motto „DREAMS HAVE NO BORDERS“ emphasizes the great importance of dreams and visions for the indigenous people of North America – they are considered as entrances to unknown worlds, providing orientation, inspiration and courage.

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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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Dienstag 18.02. 19.00 Uhr

Remaining Silent: Race, Crime and U.S. Politics in 2020

This talk will address the current issues surrounding race and justice in the 2020 elections. This includes a brief look at gerrymandering, felony disenfranchisement laws and symbolic racism.

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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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Donnerstag 05.03. 19.00 Uhr

The Contenders: Wer wird Donald Trump herausfordern?

Politikwissenschaftler Dr. Markus Siewert wird im direkten Nachgang des sogenannten „Super-Dienstag“ einen genauen Blick auf die Aufstellung der demokratischen Partei, die Kandidat*innen und die populärsten Wahlkampfthemen werfen.

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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. 19.00 Uhr

The Future is Female (!?) – Aktuelle Genderdebatten und die bevorstehenden Wahlen in den USA

Die Rolle der Geschlechter ist in den USA derzeit ein heiß diskutiertes Thema. Dr. Nicole Hirschfelder wird zunächst einige wichtige Ereignisse und Gedanken zur Entwicklung der jüngsten Gender-Debatten in den USA skizzieren und sich dann auf die Rolle der Geschlechter bei und für die bevorstehenden US-Präsidentschaftswahlen konzentrieren.

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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.

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Dienstag 17.03. 19.00 Uhr

Soft Robots: Controlling the Coupled Dynamics

Compared to most robots and machines, including machines designed for human use, the human body is soft and backdrivable—it bends under load. In this talk Prof. Brent Gillespie will share his team’s work in the design and control of soft robots designed to get things done like humans, and to collaborate with humans.

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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 in an American Academy’s „Head-to-Head Special“at the Hospitalhof.

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Freitag 27.03. 9.00 Uhr

didacta

An zwei Tagen präsentieren wir unsere Bildungsprogramme auf der didacta.

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