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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Oktober 2019

Dienstag 22.10. 19.00 Uhr

Youth Club Halloween Special

Do you want to experience American culture, practice your English, enjoy fun activities, and meet new friends with similar interests? Join us for one of the most fun American holidays!

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Mittwoch 23.10. 10.00 Uhr

International Day

USA Information on tour! Unser EducationUSA-Team berät zu Aufenthalten in den USA während des Studiums.

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Mittwoch 23.10. 18.00 Uhr

Württemberg als Geburtsort der forensischen Ballistik?

Dieser Mord an einem württembergischen Bürgermeister 1835 ist rekordverdächtig: er hat die längste Zeitspanne zwischen Tat und Aufklärung im 19. Jh. und auch die älteste Belohnung für eine Aufklärung, die je bezahlt wurde. Doch wie wurde der Fall aufgeklärt?

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Donnerstag 24.10. 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 „Educated“ by Tara Westover.

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Donnerstag 24.10. 19.00 Uhr

I HAPPEN TO LIKE NEW YORK.

Take a bite of the Big Apple! Kommen Sie mit auf eine literarische Reise und lassen Sie sich in der exklusiven Lesung von Christian Brückner, Robert De Niros deutscher Synchronstimme, akustisch in die Stadt, die niemals schläft, entführen.

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November 2019

Montag 04.11. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: In His Own Write: John Lennon

The play „In His Own Write“ is based on John Lennon’s book of the same name, which is a compilation of short stories, poems, and drawings.

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Mittwoch 06.11. 15.30 Uhr

International Fair

USA Information on tour! Unser EducationUSA-Team berät zu Aufenthalten in den USA während des Studiums.

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Mittwoch 06.11. 19.00 Uhr

Pub Quiz for Students

Enjoy an evening full of mind-bending quizzes with your fellow students, instructors and professors.

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Donnerstag 07.11. 11.00 Uhr

Praktikum in Nordamerika – Auslandserfahrung gesucht!

Für die heutige Arbeitswelt sind internationale Erfahrung und gute Sprachkenntnisse wichtige Schlüsselqualifikationen. Ein Auslandspraktikum ist die ideale Möglichkeit, diese zu erwerben. Bei dieser Infoveranstaltung werden alle Fragen zum Thema Auslandspraktikum in Nordamerika geklärt.

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Freitag 08.11. 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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Samstag 09.11. 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 11.11. 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 11.11. 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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Mittwoch 13.11. 19.30 Uhr

„Tear down this wall“: 30 Jahre nach dem Mauerfall

Anlässlich des 30-jährigen Jubiläums des Mauerfalls berichten Zeitzeug*innen von ihren Erlebnissen und persönlichen Eindrücken des historischen Events. Auf dem Podium erwarten Sie u. a. Dr. Peter Brinkmann, Journalist, u.a. Korrespondent in der DDR für die BILD während der Wendezeit, nahm als Fragesteller an der legendären Maueröffnungs-Pressekonferenz mit Günter Schabowski teil, und Peter Claussen, von 1987 bis 1990 Diplomat in der Kulturabteilung der US-Botschaft in Ost-Berlin.

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Freitag 15.11. 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 19.11. 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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Mittwoch 20.11. 19.00 Uhr

Holding the Rock: Occupation Alcatraz

In this talk, LeAndra Nephin, Board of Directors for the Omaha Tribal Historical Research Project, will have a close look on the dramatic siege and evaluate its impact. What is the relationship between Native Americans and the U.S. like today? Have defining protests such as the Occupation of Alcatraz not just made a mark, but also a difference?

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Donnerstag 21.11. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read!

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

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Donnerstag 21.11. 18.00 Uhr

To Keep and Bear Arms?

This teacher training will examine the debates on gun ownership, gun control, and gun violence in the U.S. with a special focus on the mass shootings in schools and public places.

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Freitag 22.11. 19.30 Uhr

Funkenregen

Die zentrale Idee des Projektes „Funkenregen” ist es, industrielle Klänge in die Musik zu integrieren. Bei diesem Konzert bilden sechs Musikstücke einen Arbeitsalltag, der mit Einstempeln beginnt, und über Schichtwechsel, Überstunden bis hin zum Feierabend reicht.

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Montag 25.11. 19.00 Uhr

OLSx vol. 4: Global Protection of Biodiversity

Dr. Amber Hartman Scholz, Deputy to the Director at the Leibniz Institute DSMZ, will explore the tension between global goals as well as practical outcomes and present ideas for strengthening conservation of biodiversity without undermining the science that makes it all possible.

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Donnerstag 28.11. 10.00 Uhr

International Day

USA Information on tour! Unser EducationUSA-Team berät zu Aufenthalten in den USA während des Studiums.

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Donnerstag 28.11. 18.30 Uhr

A Taste of Home – Thanksgiving Dinner

Get cozy with family and friends over a traditional American Thanksgiving meal with festive music!

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Dezember 2019

Montag 02.12. 19.30 Uhr

Undercover in North Korea

In this talk, Suki Kim, the only person ever to have conducted undercover immersive journalism in North Korea, discusses the country’s recent history, as well as her groundbreaking book.

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Montag 02.12. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: It’s a Wonderful Life by Joe Landry

„It’s a Wonderful Life“ is one of the most beloved American holiday classics and will be performed in a fresh and inventive way as a live 1940’s radio broadcast.

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Dienstag 03.12. 18.30 Uhr

Let’s Read! X-Mas Special

For our Christmas Special, we are going to share and listen to poems fitting the holiday season and afterwards enjoy the screening of a classic American Christmas movie.

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Donnerstag 05.12. 19.30 Uhr

Julie Otsuka reads „When the Emperor was Divine“

Julie Otsuka’s carefully researched and personal novel explores the U.S. internment of Japanese citizens during WWII.

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Samstag 07.12. 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 09.12. 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

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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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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