Thomas Brussig, the well-known author of satirical novels about living in the GDR, will be at the GAI for a dual-language book reading event. Brussig’s novel, Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee, a bestseller in Germany, has recently been translated into English by award-winning American author Jonathan Franzen and Dr. Jenny Watson, professor of German at Marquette University. […]
Feed your Pork & Kraut cravings with our annual dinner, again available for curbside pick up. Prepared in-Haus, your meal will include a smoked pork chop, Helga’s secret recipe sauerkraut, sweet and sour green beans, boiled potatoes, Apfelstreuselkuchen, and a can of Warsteiner beer!
“It is a terrible spectacle when the irrational becomes popular.” —German Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Thomas Mann in his famous speech at the Library of Congress in 1943 Thomas Mann The GAI, in partnership with the German Program at Carleton College and Arts at Carleton, presents Thomas Mann: Democracy Will Win!, a national touring […]
Riesling is synonymous with German wine—and for a good reason. This class will examine the wide range of styles of this sometimes misunderstood white wine. From sparkling to dry to off-dry and lusciously sweet varieties, Riesling can do it all! The workshop includes sampling and time for questions for instructor Amy Waller, an official German […]
Mission Ulja Funk (2021) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! When Ulja (12) is prevented from pursuing her passion, astronomy, she decides to take matters into her own hands. With a stolen hearse and a 13-year-old classmate as a driver, she makes her way across Eastern Europe to watch the impact of an asteroid. In doing so, […]