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"Do Dürer" Exhibition
International House
Albrecht Dürer was a German painter, printmaker, engraver, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg who is regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance. Still in his twenties when he became famous throughout Europe, his vast body of work includes altarpieces and religious works, numerous portraits and self-portraits, and copper engravings. Tour the "Do Dürer" Exhibition a small group of lithographic state proofs based on Dürer's engravings and woodcuts created by UTK art students at the I-House this week.

Meet Famous Germans!
Various Locations Across Campus: Hodges Library, International House, the University Center, the Pedestrian Mall and the HSS Amphitheater in connection with the Outdoor Games.
Have your Picture taken with Luther, Goethe, Angela Merkel, and many, many others… Make sure to post your pictures on our Facebook page!

WUOT is our special sponsor for the "Metropolis" Photo Opportunity on the UTK campus.

Special German Programming on WUOTMusic Lineup
91.9 FM Radio
WUOT 91.9

Special German Programming on WUTK
90.3 Radio, and three on-site visits
WUTK 90.3

"German House"
International House
The I-House is "German House" during the do Deutsch! German Campus Week.

German Booth
Language Resource Center,
1-17 Alumni Memorial Building

Check out the German Booth in the Language Resource Center.

Hodges Library does Deutsch
Hodges Library
Hodges Library features German(y) and the Starbucks Café in Hodges Library goes German.

ARAMARK does Deutsch
Dining Halls
German Food Items featured in the dining halls all week.
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Friday Schedule—do Deutsch! Week

Friday, October 14

All Day

Tours available 10:30am—12:00pm
Living Light House

Exhibit of UT's Living Light Energy Saving House.
UT Gardens The Living Light House is finally back on campus and Solar Decathlon 2011 Team would like you to join us as the Living Light house debuts. Edgar Stach, Professor in the UT School of Architecture will be available on site from 10:30 am to noon to explain the design and concept of the Living Light House, and the public is invited to tour the Living Light House from 10:30 am to noon.

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 is an international competition held in Washington, D.C. for interdisciplinary student-led teams to build and design solar-powered, energy-efficient homes. Team Living Light of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville was one of just 20 competitors selected to participate in this prestigious event. The Living Light house places first place in energy balance, third place in Engineering and fifth place in Architecture.
9:30—10:30am The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and University of Innsbruck, Austria: A Collaboration of Climate Change Research on Hydrologic Response in Alpine Regions Hodges Library, Room 128 Speaker: Dr. Glenn Tootle, Assistant Professor in the UT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Light refreshments will be available.
11:30am—1:00pm Outdoor Games
HSS Amphitheatre and Pedestrian Mall Come. Participate. Win!
Also: Great Photo Op! Make sure to meet Goethe, Luther and other famous Germans!
2:30—3:15pm A Staged Reading of Heinrich von Kleist's Penthesilea – The Final Scenes

Event Program

(in English)
Directed by Prof. John Sipes, UTK Department of Theatre
John C. Hodges Library Lindsey Young Auditorium Master of Fine Arts acting students from the Department of Theatre and German students from the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literature will present a staged reading (in English) of selections from the final scenes of Heinrich von Kleist's Penthesilea.

Douglas Langworthy, Literary Manager of the Denver Center Theatre, has prepared the English translation of the text. The reading is approximately 30 minutes in length and admission to the presentation is free.
3:15—4:30pm "In the Mirror of Ecstasy: On the Depiction of Women in Heinrich von Kleist's Works" (in English) John C. Hodges Library Lindsey Young Auditorium Presentation by Frank Raddatz (Author , Theatre Critics, and Director)

Dr. Frank Raddatz is chief editor of the German theatre magazine THEATER DER ZEIT. He worked as a dramaturg at the state theatres of Cologne, Hannover, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf, where he cooperated with Dimiter Gotscheff, Einar Schleef, Theodorus Terzopoulos, Tadashi Suzuki, Valery Fokin and Jannis Kounellis. He published two books together with Heiner Müller and several volumes about modern theatre. In addition, he has written about Bertolt Brecht, the aesthetics of Heiner Müller, the work of Theodoros Terzopoulos, and postdramatic theatre. He teaches philosophy and modern theatre theory at universities in Regensburg and Greifswald (Germany). Dr. Raddatz has recently directed productions in Germany, Greece and Lebanon.

A discussion will follow the presentation.
5:30—8:00pm Octoberfest on Circle Park. Circle Park

(Rain Venue: McClung Museum)
Winners of the German Olympiad Competitions, the "do Deutsch" Scavenger Hunt will be announced and all Prizes that will be given out in connection with "do Deutsch" German Campus Week events at UTK will be awarded

Great Food, Music, Entertainment, and Photo Ops

8:00—11:00pm Outdoor Movie Theatre & Popcorn
Film Poster
Circle Park

(Rain Venue: McClung Museum)
Directed by Fritz Lang, 1927; Newly Restored in 2010
Unrated. (148 min.)
German with English subtitles.

With and Introduction by Prof. Timothy W. Hiles, UTK Art History, "Metropolis: An Enduring Legacy"

This is the original 1927 version of Metropolis, believed lost for decades, but now almost entirely reconstructed and digitally restored in 2010. Experience the film together with its new edition of the musical accompaniment based on the original score by Gottfried Huppertz.


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