Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies

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The USC Max Kade Institute is a research center devoted to German and European studies.  Located several blocks north of the USC campus, the institute hosts lectures, conferences, and performances for students, faculty and the general public.  Institute programs cover German and European studies broadly defined, but its main areas of emphasis include: exile studies, Cold War studies; German history, film, and aesthetics; and contemporary German and European affairs.

Outdoor Screening of the Documentary "Behind The Wall"

When: Monday, Novemeber 10th, 6:30pm

Where: The LiteraTea Cafe

For more information, see the attached flyer.

AG Geige: Ein Amateurfilm With special guest: Frank Bretschneider

Film Screening & Discussion (German with English subtitles)

Discussion with AG Geige founding member Frank Bretschneider and reception following the screening

 

Date: Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 7:00 pm
Location: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd. # 100, Los Angeles CA 90036

Ph: 323 5253388  email: Info@losangeles.goethe.org
Free Admission

Presented with the support of the Wende Museum, Volume, USC Dept. of Musicology and USC’s Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies.


For more information, see attached Flyer_-_Bretschneider_at_GoetheInst.docx

 

Frank Bretschneider: Sinn + Form (Meaning and Form) With Virons and Gregg Kowalsky

Sunday November 9, 2014, 8:00 PM

 Presented with the support of the Wende Museum, LA Goethe-Institut, Volume,

USC Dept. of Musicology and USC’s Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies

Location: Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home Street, Los Angeles CA 90012

Contact: 213-290-4752   info@humanresourcesla.com                  http://humanresourcesla.com

 Tickets: $10 advanced, $15 at the door

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/frank-bretschneider-meaning-and-form-gregg-kowalsky-virons-tickets-13788591047

For more information, see attached:

Berkowitz_Flier-2.pdf

 

"Feuchtwanger and Judaism"

The Max Kade Institute is co-sponsoring the 7th Conference of the International Feuchtwanger Society on the topic of "Feuchtwanger and Judaism" to be held at USC, September 15-17, 2015.  Call for Papers and More information here: Intl_Feuchtwanger_Society_CFP_2015.pdf

VW/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

German Postdoctoral Scholars can apply for this Fellowship to spend a year at the Max Kade Institute.  Click for details:MB_96_e-1.pdf

Locating Expressionism, 6-7 September @LACMA

June 28, 2014: "Woyzeck von Sarajevo" by Kaca Celan

A multimedia reading in collaboration with the Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies at USC. Read More

February 21, 2014: Cornelius Schnauber, founder of the Max Kade Institute, 1939-2014

Dear Max Kade Institute Community, With great sadness, I am writing to inform you that Cornelius Schnauber passed away on Friday 21 February 2014 around 8:40 PM. Read More

Upcoming Events

Women In Metaphor - Student Marci Vogel
Toypurina with Borderlands
Rita Moreno: A Celebration of Artistic Achievement

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