UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Germany 2013-14

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The aim of the Year of Germany program is, over the course of a full academic year, to take a wide-ranging look at Germany from its earliest history right up to current events. The Year of Germany program uses a multidisciplinary approach in order to understand and appreciate other countries and cultures.

A wide variety of events and activities will be held throughout the academic year. A basic outline of activities are: featured books, readings, holdings; highlighted courses with course content and focus; lectures; workshops and seminars; cultural and social events.

Upcoming Events:  

Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Year of Germany Film Series, "The Lives of Others" (2007) (Rebecca Raham) 4 and 7 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, UC.

Wednesday, March 5 - Fasching (Carnival) 7:30-10:30 p.m., UC Falcons NestFriday, March 7 – Music of Germany, "St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra" (Kristen Tjornehoj) 10:30 a.m. and noon, Abbott Concert Hall, KFA.

Sunday, March 9 – Music of Germany, "St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra" (Kristen Tjornehoj) 3 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA.

Wednesday, March 26 – Year of Germany Film Series, "The Edge of Heaven" (2007) (Rebecca Raham) 4 and 7 p.m., Kinnickinnic River Theater, UC.

Wednesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 27 – Spring Semester Germany Education Days (Marshall Toman and Don Taylor) (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, the first German Nobel Prize recipient, was born on March 27, 1845)

Complete list of Year of Germany events