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News & Events

The German Department hosts several events throughout the year. These events are a great opportunity to practice your German or experience German outside a classroom setting. All are welcome to attend these events and several of them are free. These events include the annual German play, Kaffeeklatsch (coffee talk) and the fall and spring German film series.

Upcoming Events

Spring 2014 German Film Series- Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. Max Kade Theater- Free.

Introduction and synopsis in English.

German Films

  • March 31 - Lola Rennt
  • April 7 - Herr Lehmann
  • April 28- Good Bye, Lenin!
  • May 5 - Das Leben der Anderen 


Ein Loriotabend: Scenes from the Works of Loriot

The students of the German Theatre workshop presents "Ein Loriotabend: Scenes from the Works of Loriot." The caricaturist, film director and actor Loriot created skits that deal with humor originating from miscommunication and repetition. Scenes include: "Der Lottogewinner," "Herren im Bad," and "Das Frühstücksei."

Narration will be in English between scenes.

Friday, March 6th at 7:00 pm 

Saturday, March 7th at 1:00 pm

Open rehearsal on Thursday, March 5th at 7:00 pm







Verkleidete Oktoberfest Teilnehmer

Students dress up for Oktoberfest!


Students at the Weihnachtsessen.