German Events

February 2015:

Jeden Montag: “Stammtisch”

Location & Time: The Marketplace (in der Mensa) 6:30-7:30 pm

Filmabend: Kokowääh(2011)

Location & Time: February 23, Christie Theater, 7 pm

Set in and near Berlin, this film portrays the daily challenges of a successful novelist, Henry(Til Schweiger) who must deal with the unexpected appearance of his illegitimate 8 - year old daughter Magdalena. She grapples with her relationship to her biological and foster fathers, which Henry describes in his script "Kokowääh" (Coq au vin).

Fasching Fundraiser: German Club Bake Sale

Location & Time: TBA

March 2015:

Jeden Montag: “Stammtisch”

Location & Time: The Marketplace (in der Mensa) 6:30-7:30 pm

Racism and Hatred: Understanding the Nazi Propaganda Machine

Location & Time: 4-8 p.m. March 12 and 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

For more information, email Brittany Hager at brittanyh@milwaukeejewish.org or call (414) 963-2710. Sponsored in part by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource

Filmabend: Lore(2012)

Location & Time: March 31, 2015, Christine Theater, 7pm

Directed by Cate Shortland, Lore traces the 900 km trek of five destitute siblings from southwestern Germany to their grandmother's home near Hamburg after WW II, having been abandoned by their high-ranking Nazi parents who fled the Allied Forces. Other Germans on their journey, including a young man pretending to be a young Jewish concentration camp survivor, acquaint the children with their parents’ beliefs and the circumstantial nature of truth.

Buchbesprechung: The Nazi Officer's Wife

Location & Time: March 17, Neville Public Mueseum, 6pm

Angela Schluter, whose late mother penned this bestselling memoir will speak at 6p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Sponsored in part by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource

April 2015:

Jeden Montag: “Stammtisch”

Location & Time: The Marketplace (in der Mensa) 6:30-7:30 pm

German Grammar Workshop: Wortstellung

Location & Time: April 1, MAC Hall, Room 113, 6pm

Anyone at any linguistic level interested in learning about and practicing German word order is most welcome! Improve your German, meet new people in the German program and have fun practicing this often baffling aspect of the German language. Remember to bring your blue cards with you!. Sponsored by the UWGB German Program.

Yom Hashaoh: Holocaust Remembrance Day

Program presented by Holocaust survivor Raye David

Location & Time: April 14, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI, 12-2pm

(sponsored by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center)

Pretzel Night

Location & Time: April 14, UWGB, Mauthe Center, 7-9pm 

Speak German while learning how to make pretzels (Bretzeln)!

Filmabend: Der Wald vor lauter Baumen (2003)

Location & Time: April 15, Christie Theater, 5:30pm

  • Sponsered by International Education Film Series

A young idealistic new teacher struggles to adapt to the challenges of her first teaching job at a Realschule in Karlsruhe, Germany. Directed by Maren Ade.

Filmabend: Die Papstin (2009)

Location & Time: April 29, Christie Theater, 7:00pm

In 814 A.D., Johanna’s young life seems already determined, but she senses a spiritual calling and strikes out against the confines of social and ecclesiatical rule and follows her growing faith and conviction. Disguising herself as a man, she enters the Bendictine cloister in Fulda, where she lives as an herbalist and doctor until her true identity is in jeapardy of being discovered...

Semesterende: Abschiedsparty!

Location & Time: Mauthe Center

May 2015:

Jeden Montag: “Stammtisch”

Location & Time: The Marketplace (in der Mensa) 6:30-7:30 pm

German Game Night:

Location & Time: May 7, MCR, Community Center bei den Studentenwohnheimen, 7 pm – 10pm

Wir haben verschiedene Spiele aus Deutschland für euch! – z.B. Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble and Telestrations… Und auch einiges zum Essen! Alle Deutschstudenten sind herzlich eingeladen!?