Frühlingsemester 2014

Weekly - German Club Stammtisch/German Table  - Tuesdays 5.30-6.30 pm in the DugOut/Memorial Center

Monday, Feb 14 - 4 pm: Hungry? Study Abroad! Sushi, Borscht, and Schnitzel! Come hear about the study abroad experiences from students who have studied abroad in Austria, Germany, China, Japan, and Russia!

Saturday, Feb 22 - 4 pm: Dinner at the Bayernstube in Gibson City - sponsored by the German Club

Monday, Feb 24 - 4 pm: required for all German Business Culture students!!
      "Markets, Market Failure, and Corporate Responsibilty" - Prof. Jeffrey Smith, University of the Redlands

Saturday, March 1 - 4:30 pm: German Alum-Student dinner - come meet former German students at IWU!

Friday/Saturday 4.-5. April German Undergraduate Research Conference, IWU 

All IWU students are also invited to the weekly ISU/B-NCommunity Stammtisch at Medici's on Thursdays during the ISU semester starting at 6 pm.

Saturday, April 12 - German College Immersion Day at Northwestern University - Contact Prof Fritzsche for more information. Register by March 31!!!


27 February

SFH 022

End of the Game

Maximilian Schell, 1978 – West Germany

20 March

Beckman Auditorium

It Happened in Broad Daylight

Ladislao Vadja, 1958 – West Germany

17 April

Beckman Auditorium

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Niels Arden Oplev, 2009 – Sweden


Herbstsemester 2013


Weekly - Stammtisch/German Table - Tuesdays 5.30-6.30 pm in the DugOut/Memorial Center

Friday/Saturday, Aug 30-Sept 1: Trip to New Glarus, WI with Ger 387

Saturday, Sept 29, 1 pm: Oktoberfest! (Franklin Park)

December 7 - Christkindlmarkt

Other Events of Interest

Thursday, Sept 26 from 5:00-6:00 pm  Davidson Room
Lecture – "Europe and Its Future in the 21st Century."
HRH Prince Georg von Habsburg

He will be introduced by Professor Peter I. Barta, editor of "The Fall of the Iron Curtain and the Culture of Europe".
This event is sponsored by MCLL, International Studies, and the Isaac Funk Endowed Professorship.

Nov. 1st - Nov. 26th

  • Ames Library Exhibit -- Students from a number of disciplines will create an exhibit on Hildegard von Bingen with contributions reflecting their fields of interest.

Thursday, November 7 - Showing of Hildegard von Bingen Biopic Vision - see film schedule below

Sunday, November 17 

  • 3:00 pm -- “Frauenlied: Medieval Songs of Women” -- concert by LIBER
  • 5:30 pm -- Reception for students and faculty with members of LIBER

Monday, November 18

  • 6:00pm -- Main lecture by Margot Fassler
    "Hildegard's Scivias: Art, Music, and Drama in a Program of Theological Understanding"

    The Hildegard von Bingen series is supported by the School of Music and a Mellon "Recentering the Humanities" Grant

International Film Series in the Ames Library every Thursday evening

German Film Series

Thursday, Sept 19: Good Bye Lenin! (2003, dir. Wolfgang Becker); 7 pm, Beckman (part of IFS)

Sunday, Sept 22: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1921, dir. Robert Wiene); 7 pm SFH 022

Monday, Sept 30: Woyzeck (1979, dir. Werner Herzog); 7 pm, SFH 022

Thursday, Oct 3: Metropolis (1929, dir. Fritz Lang); 7 pm, SFH 022

Tuesday, Oct 22: The Awakening of Spring (2008, dir. Arthur Allan Seidelman); 7 pm, SFH 022

Sunday, Oct 27: Silent Star (Der schweigende Stern, 1959, dir. Kurt Maetzig); 7 pm, Beckman/Ames

Thursday, Nov 7: Vision (2009, dir. Margarethe von Trotta); 7 pm, Beckman (part of IFS and the series on Hildegard von
    Bingen sponsored by the School of Music)

Thursday, Dec 5: Joyeux Noël (2005, dir. Christian Carion); 7 pm, Beckman (part of IFS)

See also the German Club film schedule for German Club films