2001-2002 Events Calendar


  • September 26 - October 11
    at the German House
Günter Grass Exhibit: "About Drawing and Writing"
Grass was the 1999 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • September 27
    8 p.m. at the German House
Screening of "The Tin Drum"
Volker Schlöndorff's 1979 filming of Grass's novel and
winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (German with English subtitles).
  • October 2
    5:30 p.m. from Union turn-around
Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her Children"
Bus trip to Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater
Students call 548-1569 to sign up ($15).
  • November 7
    at the German House

at Valparaiso University

10:00 am - 12 noon
A reading and discussion with young award- winning German authors Tobias Hülswitt, David Wagner, and Maike Wetzel.
-- For Northwest Indiana High School German classes.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An evening of readings (in English) with the "Literatur-Trio."
-- Open to the community.
  • December 11
    8 p.m. at the Great Hall of the Student Union

    Lecture cancelled due to illness; will be rescheduled for spring 2002.

Color and Paint in Antiquity: New Techniques for Analysis

Dr. Vinzenz Brinkmann

Director, Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek, Munich

Co-sponsored with the American Institute of Archaeology and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures


  • January 16
    8 p.m. at the German House
Slide lecture: "Fools or Devils in Disguise? Preparing for Lent in Southwest Germany" presented by Peter Ehrmann, Archivist and Historian, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
  • February 2
    9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    at the German House
Workshop for area high school German teachers: "Texbook Adoption: Choosing the Right One"
  • February 9
    11 p.m. - 2 a.m.
    at the Great Hall of the Student Union


Featuring: Die Perlen (a traditional German band)
Costumes and masks encouraged!

  • April 19-20
    at the German House
Annual Spring Immersion Weekend
Indiana Chapter: American Association of Teachers of German Topic: "Theater im Unterricht"
  •  August 1 - 2, 2002
    at the German House

Teacher Workshop
Topic: Total Physical Response Storytelling