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German Film, German History, German Language, German Literature, Multiculturalism

Check Out These German-Related Events in Atlanta!

The week of October 1-5 features a series of German-related events you don’t want to miss!

On Monday, October 1, Georgia State University will kick off the week with the screening of two films related to Afro-German topics, namely Pepe Danquart’s Schwarzfahrer (4:30pm) and Dagmar Schultze’s Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years (5:00pm), (screened at Atlanta Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at Atlanta Underground.)

On Tuesday, October 2, German-Russian author Wladimir Kaminer will read from his most recent texts at Emory University (7:30pm in the Oxford Building; click here for more info. Event is free and open to the public! Reading will be in German.)

On Wednesday, October 3, from 1:30-3:00pm, German member of parliament Harald Leibrecht (you know him if you were on the ASC in Germany trip!) will speak about the US-German Transatlantic Relationship at Georgia State University. Attendance is free, but you must reserve seats. Talk will be in English!)

On Friday, October 5, at 5:30pm, the Midtown Art Cinema will also show Dagmar Schultze’s film Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years. So if you didn’t catch it the first time around, this is your chance to see it!

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About GG

Gundolf Graml is Associate Prof. and Dir. of German Studies at Agnes Scott College. He has a Ph.D. in German Studies from the University of Minnesota and has published articles on German and Austrian film and tourism. He is currently writing a book about tourism and Austrian national identity after 1945. Other research projects include critical whiteness studies and, most recently, investigations into the connection between memory and nature. At ASC, Gundolf Graml teaches courses on a broad range of topics, from German 101 to German and Austrian Cinema and Afro-German History and Culture.

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