Veranstaltungen

August – Dezember 2023

September 2023

Mittwoch 27.09. 18.30 Uhr

Informationsveranstaltung der Byrnes-Stipendien

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 28.09. 10.30 Uhr

Let’s Read!

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This month we are going to discuss „Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad“ by Matthew F. Delmont.

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Oktober 2023

Mittwoch 04.10. 18.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: The Politics of Climate Change in the U.S.

The United States has a long history of environmental protection and conservation. More recently, however, policymakers have struggled with climate change mitigation and the country seems very divided on the issue.

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Montag 09.10. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

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

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Freitag 13.10. 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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Samstag 14.10. 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 16.10. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: The Road Plays by Bob Lind

In October, NEAT is going to perform a „The Road Plays“ – „A Good Night, Spain“ and „Broken Strings“, three thematically linked plays about the joys, sorrows and dangers of life on the road.

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Dienstag 17.10. 20.00 Uhr

Meet the Author: Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls on Book Tour in Germany: Treffen Sie mit uns die Bestseller-Autorin in Stuttgart!

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Mittwoch 18.10. 20.00 Uhr

Meet the Author: Karen M. McManus

Meet the Queen of Teen Crime and internationally bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying. Im Oktober begrüßen wir die Autorin Karen McManus im Buchhaus Wittwer-Thalia mit dem Finale des SPIEGEL-Bestsellers.

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Samstag 21.10. 10.00 Uhr

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Join the SCBWI group at the DAZ, an international professional organization for authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

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Samstag 21.10. 18.00 Uhr

TEDxStuttgart 2023: to be done

In unserer heutigen Welt sind wir mit komplexen Herausforderungen wie Klimawandel, sozialer Ungerechtigkeit und rasantem technologischen Fortschritt konfrontiert. Doch das Motto „to be done“ erinnert uns daran, dass wir nicht in der Passivität verharren sollten.

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Sonntag 22.10. 16.00 Uhr

Der Haifisch vom Broadway

Das Programm präsentiert Musik von Kurt Weill, einem der ungewöhnlichsten Komponisten der deutschen und amerikanischen Theatermusik.

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Montag 23.10. 19.00 Uhr

Teachers’ Lounge

“In English, please …” Do you miss talking English with other adults? Our Teachers’ Lounge is the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Dienstag 24.10. 19.00 Uhr

Can America Be Trusted Again?

With war raging in Ukraine, another war threatening in Asia, and the whole planet heating, Americans will soon vote again. Can the world still trust American leadership?

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Mittwoch 25.10. 18.30 Uhr

Let’s Read! Young Adult Special: You‘ll Be The Death of Me

Let’s Read! will pick up McManus’s teen thriller You’ll Be the Death of Me.

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Freitag 27.10. 19.00 Uhr

Das Thomas Mann House

Gemeinsam mit den beiden Herausgebern Benno Herz und Nikolai Blaumer laden wir Sie an diesem Abend ein auf eine Reise in Das Thomas Mann House nach Los Angeles.

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November 2023

Montag 06.11. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: Bound For Glory

In November, NEAT is going to perform „Bound For Glory – Woody Guthrie & the American Dream“ by Jadi Campbell.

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Mittwoch 08.11. 20.00 Uhr

Meet the Author: Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in Chemistry: Treffen Sie mit uns die Bestseller-Autorin des Werkes „Eine Frage der Chemie“ in den Innenstadtkinos!

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Freitag 10.11. 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 11.11. 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 13.11. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

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

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Dienstag 14.11. 18.00 Uhr

Drama in Education: Approaches to Teaching Adichie’s Short Fiction

This workshop explores the use of drama in education for Adichie’s short story “The Thing Around Your Neck”. In drama-based foreign language teaching, language is experienced and used in a holistic and action-oriented way by creating communication situations that are as authentic as possible.

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Samstag 18.11. 10.00 Uhr

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Join the SCBWI group at the DAZ, an international professional organization for authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

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Mittwoch 22.11. 18.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: The American Dream – A Dream for Everyone?

We will explore different perspectives on the American Dream, examine how the U.S. sees itself and how it is perceived by others, and contrast clichés with realities.

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Donnerstag 23.11. 18.30 Uhr

Thanksgiving Dinner

Let’s get together for a holiday dinner and celebrate German-American friendship!

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Montag 27.11. 19.00 Uhr

Memory/Race/Nation

Mabel O. Wilson speaks with Stephan Trüby and Tazalika M. te Reh about the challenges of commemorating national ideals and important events within a still-contested historical landscape – a phenomenon clearly not uncommon in Germany.and Europe more broadly.

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Montag 27.11. 19.00 Uhr

Teachers’ Lounge

“In English, please …” Do you miss talking English with other adults? Our Teachers’ Lounge is the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Mittwoch 29.11. 14.00 Uhr

Let‘s Talk Politics: The American Dream

The idea of America as the land of opportunity always has been and still is one of the most significant factors why people immigrate to the U.S. But is the American Dream just a myth or does it really exist?

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Donnerstag 30.11. 19.00 Uhr

Let’s Read!

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This month we are going to discuss “Stealing” by Margaret Verble.

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Dezember 2023

Freitag 01.12. 16.30 Uhr

Book Swap

Are you “booked” for Friday afternoon? Mark your calendars because we are hosting an English Book Swap and it’s holiday themed!

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Montag 04.12. 20.00 Uhr

DARK MONDAY: „A Child’s Christmas In Wales“ by Dylan Thomas

In December, NEAT is going to perform „A Child’s Christmas In Wales“ by the Welsh national poet Dylan Thomas.

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Mittwoch 06.12. 11.00 Uhr

Behind the Shield – Politics and Racism in the NFL

In the documentary Behind the Shield, celebrated author and Nation magazine sports editor Dave Zirin tackles the myth that the NFL was somehow free of politics before Colin Kaepernick and other Black NFL players took a knee.

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Freitag 08.12. 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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Samstag 09.12. 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 11.12. 19.30 Uhr

Stammtisch TRANSATLANTIK

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

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Mittwoch 13.12. 18.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: California Dreamin‘

With its beaches, national parks, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley, California stands for the American Dream like hardly any other state in the U.S. In 2018, Baden-Württemberg and California established a state partnership to work together in climate protection, infrastructure, the economy, IT, science, and culture.

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Donnerstag 14.12. 18.30 Uhr

Let’s Read! Holiday Special

Are you interested in reading American literature? Then join our literature discussion series! This month we are going to celebrate the end of the year with an evening of poems and holiday joy at the DAZ!

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Samstag 16.12. 10.00 Uhr

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Join the SCBWI group at the DAZ, an international professional organization for authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

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Montag 18.12. 19.00 Uhr

Teachers’ Lounge

“In English, please …” Do you miss talking English with other adults? Our Teachers’ Lounge is the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Januar 2024

Samstag 13.01. 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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Dienstag 16.01. 11.00 Uhr

Tom Franklin reads “Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter”

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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Montag 29.01. 19.00 Uhr

Teachers’ Lounge

“In English, please …” Do you miss talking English with other adults? Our Teachers’ Lounge is the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Dienstag 30.01. 9.00 Uhr

What About Democracy? The 2024 U.S. Presidential Elections

In the election year 2024, we are dedicating our What About Democracy? event series to the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. We will take a closer look at the American government and learn how the president is elected.

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Februar 2024

Donnerstag 01.02. 18.00 Uhr

AuPair in den USA

Du liebst es mit Kindern zu arbeiten und suchst nach einer günstigeren Methode deinen Traum von einem USA-Aufenthalt zu ermöglichen? Dann ist ein Au Pair Jahr genau das richtige für dich!

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Donnerstag 08.02. 18.00 Uhr

American Dreams: Immigration & Ethnic Diversity in the U.S.

While diversity can be seen as a cornerstone of the United States, the integration of many different ethnic groups into one American society is also one of the greatest challenges the U.S. has had to face throughout its history.

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Samstag 10.02. 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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Mittwoch 21.02. 19.00 Uhr

America Explained Special: Understanding the U.S. Presidential Election

Have you ever wondered just how the President of the United States is elected? Or what the Electoral College or a Primary Race means? We will answer these questions and many more!

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Montag 26.02. 19.00 Uhr

Teachers’ Lounge

“In English, please …” Do you miss talking English with other adults? Our Teachers’ Lounge is the perfect opportunity to do so!

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