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.

September 2020

Montag 07.09. 20 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

The play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams is set during the time of the Great Depression in 1937 in St Louis, Missouri.

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Dienstag 08.09. 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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Freitag 11.09. 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 12.09. 18 Uhr

[de]construct the x – DIGITAL

Bereits zum zehnten Mal bietet TEDxStuttgart inspirierenden Ideen von fern und nah eine Bühne.

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Montag 14.09. 18 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 14.09. 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 16.09. 19 Uhr

In Time of Crisis: The U.S. Presidential Elections 2020

Prof. Paul Rundquist will take a look at the current state of the election process and ask important questions: What do we know now? What is still to be settled between now and November 3, and beyond? And, what may be the impact of the election on U.S. relations with Germany and the EU in general?

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Freitag 18.09. 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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Dienstag 22.09. 17 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 23.09. 18.30 Uhr

Informationsveranstaltung der Byrnes-Stipendien – DIGITAL

Ein High School Jahr in den USA verbringen? Mit den Byrnes-Stipendien können sich Jugendliche aus dem Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart diesen Traum erfüllen.

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Donnerstag 24.09. 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 The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

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Samstag 26.09. 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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Dienstag 29.09. 19 Uhr

Amerikanische Religion: Religion und Macht in den USA

Was sind die Ursprünge und Ursachen der spezifisch amerikanischen Religiosität und was hat es mit den in den letzten 200 Jahren immer wieder auftretenden evangelikalen Erweckungsbewegungen auf sich?

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Oktober 2020

Donnerstag 01.10. 17.30 Uhr

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

As the U.S. gears up for the 2020 election, our teacher Natalia Rankine-Galloway examines the presidential election system closely.

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Montag 05.10. 20 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: The Time Machine

The new interpretation of the H. G. Wells classic The Time Machine by producer Rebecca Vaughan and writer/director Elton Townend-Jones tells the story of a Victorian time traveler who takes a voyage through time from 1900 to the future.

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Donnerstag 08.10. 17.30 Uhr

America Explained Special: Understanding the U.S. Presidential Election in 2020 – DIGITAL

How does a large nation hold a national election during a global pandemic? Political scientist David Kimball will explain the U.S. election system, the main political parties and candidates running for president, and the big issues in this year’s election.

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Donnerstag 08.10. 19.30 Uhr

Dreaming of Bigotry’s End

The American Academy’s Head-to-Head Series was established in 2012 to strengthen German-American ties in the state of Baden-Württemberg. This time, investigative and literary Journalist Mosi Secret will be in conversation with Daniel Benjamin, President, American Academy in Berlin. Their Topic: Dreaming of Bigotry’s End.

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Freitag 09.10. 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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Montag 12.10. 18 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 12.10. 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 14.10. 17 Uhr

America Explained Special: Let’s Talk Politics! – DIGITAL

Learn more about the upcomning U.S. election and join us for a lively debate with Democrats and Republicans.

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Freitag 16.10. 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 17.10. 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 19.10. 13 Uhr

America Explained Special: Let’s Talk Elections – DIGITAL

Wie wird die mächtigste Person der Welt gewählt? Wie funktionieren Primaries und Caucuses? Und was genau machen eigentlich Wahlmänner?

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Dienstag 20.10. 17 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 22.10. 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 American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard.

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Freitag 23.10. 19 Uhr

Mit Bonhoeffer für Trump? Wie das Erbe der Bekennenden Kirche von Rechts gekapert wird

Dietrich Bonhoeffer als Wahlkämpfer für Donald Trump? Das klingt absurd, ist aber für die mächtige Religiöse Rechte in den USA kein Widerspruch.

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Freitag 23.10. 20 Uhr

Writers in Stuttgart – DAZ 25th Anniversary Special Reading – DIGITAL

The Writers in Stuttgart are celebrating the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and Germany in honor of the 25th anniversary of the DAZ, in Stuttgart.

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November 2020

Montag 02.11. 20 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: Around the World with 1001 Strings

This special musical treat from around the globe features the rare configuration of a harp quartet led by soloist Lucia Cercola, accompanied by three of her astounding colleagues.

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Dienstag 03.11. 21 Uhr

Election Night 2020 – Wahlparty zur US-Präsidentschaftswahl – DIGITAL

Kommt es zur Wiederwahl des 45. Präsidenten der USA oder wechselt das wichtigste politische Amt des Landes seinen Träger? Das DAZ und die Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Baden-Württemberg laden gemeinsam mit allen weiteren Kooperationspartnern zur digitalen Wahlparty ein.

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Mittwoch 04.11. 08 Uhr

Brown Bag Breakfast – Das Wahlfrühstück

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 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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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 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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Freitag 13.11. 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 13.11. 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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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 – The Growth and Decline of a City and its Successful Effort to Redefine Itself – 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 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 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!

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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Samstag 05.12. 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 07.12. 20 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 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. 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 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.

More

Montag 14.12. 18 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 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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