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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.
Find a dining hall near you »

do Deutsch! Week Full Schedule

Monday, October 10

Full Monday schedule »

All Day German Scavenger Hunt "Do Deutsch" Organization Site in BlackBoard Participate in the German Scavenger Hunt and Win Great Prizes! Login to the "Do Deutsch" Organization Site in BlackBoard, Complete your Questionnaire, and Submit Online. More »
12:00—1:00pm Dog Show
Dog Show
HSS Amphitheatre Did you know that American Police Dogs Speak German? More »
1:00—2:30pm Outdoor Games
Games
HSS Amphitheatre Come. Participate. Win!
Also: Great Photo Op! Make sure to meet Goethe, Luther and other famous Germans!
3:00—5:00pm "König Fussball! Königin Fussball!" (Soccer Festival)
Soccer
Pedestrian Mall Are you a soccer king or queen? Can you score drei oben, drei unten? Test your soccer skills on our Torwand by trying to hit balls into the upper left and lower right corners of the goal. Compare your scores against German soccer legends.
5:30—7:00pm Board Games, Great Conversations, and Fun. International House, Great Room Do you know "Mensch-ärger-dich-nicht" or "Mühle"? Have you ever played a bilinugual version of "Scrabble"? Come to learn about German Board Games, play the, have great conversations, and win!
8:00—10:00pm Outdoor Movie Theatre & Popcorn

Film Poster
HSS Amphitheater (RAIN VENUE: Hodges Library Auditorium) Bandits
Directed by Katja von Garnier, 1997
Rated R. (110 min.)
German with English subtitles.

Four female prison inmates form a band and get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls, andof coursetake the opportunity to escape. While on the run from the law, they make it big as outlaw musicians. Make sure to listen songs for the sound-track of "Bandits" on WUTK 90.3

Tuesday, October 11

Full Tuesday schedule »

All Day German Scavenger Hunt "Do Deutsch" Organization Site in BlackBoard Participate in the German Scavenger Hunt and Win Great Prizes! Login the "Do Deutsch" Organization Site in BlackBoard, Complete your Questionnaire, and Submit Online.
9:45—10:45am "The 'Staatliche Bauhaus' in Weimar and Dessau" Hodges Library, Room 213 Speaker: Barbara Klinkhammer, Associate Professor, UT School of Architecture

The "Staatliche Bauhaus" was the first academy for design in the world, and it brought together the most outstanding artists, graphic artists and designers, theatre people and architects.

Light refreshments will be available
11:00am—12:30pm Outdoor Games
Games
HSS Amphitheatre and Pedestrian Mall Come. Participate. Win!
Also: Great Photo Op! Make sure to meet Goethe, Luther and other famous Germans!
12:00—1:00pm Ready for the World Cafè UT Visitor's Center (2712 Neyland Drive) Delicious authentic German fine dining experience for only $12.00. Menu includes:
Appetizer: pretzel and german beer cheese dip
Salad: tomato salad
Entree: pork loin, red cabbage, potato pancakes
Desert: German chocolate cake
More information »
6:00—8:00pm Coffee House @ I-House: Venture into Fairy-Tale Land! International House, Great Room What really happened to Little Red Riding Hood after she set out into the woods? How about what happened to little girls who play with matches, or little boys who are mean or suck their thumbs? Come hear original German fairy tales and other tales of warning (told both in English and German!) that will be sure get you in the Halloween spirit at Coffee House. Coffee House is a weekly event at the International House designed to promote social interaction between everyone in the university community (students, faculty and staff). In honor of do Deutsch! Week, this features German coffee, snacks, and the chance to win prizes!
6:30—7:30pm "do Deutsch" Starbucks Trivia Night RAIN VENUE: Smokey's in the University Center 90.3 The Rock and UT Dining will host a German Trivia night at the University Center's Starbuck's Patio from 6:30-7:30 PM. Answer questions about Germany and all things German to win prizes!
8:00—10:30pm Outdoor Movie Theatre & Popcorn
Film Poster
RAIN VENUE: University Center Auditorium North Face
Directed by Philipp Stölzl, 2008
Unrated. (126 min.)
German with English subtitles.

Based on a true story; set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massifthe Eigertwo reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent.

Wednesday, October 12

Full Wednesday schedule »

2:00—3:30pm Outdoor Games
Games
RAIN VENUE: Hodges Library, 2nd Floor
(Across from the Commons)
Come. Participate. Win!
Also: Great Photo Op! Make sure to meet Goethe, Luther and other famous Germans!
2:00—5:00pm Career Fair Black Cultural Center, Great Room Please join us at the Black Cultural Center for the German Career Fair. This fair provides students the opportunity to meet representatives from businesses headquartered in German-speaking countries and to learn about opportunities available to people with linguistic and cultural competencies in German and English. The Fair was designed to highlight the prominence of these firms in our community, and to invite students to learn more about the advantages that speaking German can bring them.
6:00—8:00pm German Culture Night International House, Great Room Think you are an expert on German music? Know all the words to Rammstein's Du Hast? Can you nail the solo of Rock You Like A Hurricane on guitar? Schon gut, but do you also know the beat to every Die Fantastischen Vier song? Or can you sing along to Durch Den Monsun from Tokio Hotel? If not, maybe you will after the German Music Night at the International House. We'll play all the German hits the ones you know and the ones you don't and eat some fantastic authentic German food. As if that wasn't enough, we'll also have some short talks about Germany and German culture. What's more, admission is only $5. It doesn't get better than that. So rock on, and we'll see you there.

Come find out why Europeans love Currywurst (Sausage with Curry Sauce), Bratkartoffeln (Baked Potato with Onions) Linsensuppe (German Lentil Soup), Zuccini -Gemse (a Zucchini dish for vegetarians/ people who don't eat pork), Kaiserschmarren mit Apfelmus (a sweet pancake dessert with apple sauce), and Schorle (an mixed drink Apple Juice and Sarkling Water)

Admission to this event is $5.00 (including the meal!).
8:00—9:45pm Outdoor Movie Theatre & Popcorn
Film Poster
HSS Amphitheatre Run Lola Run
Directed by Tom Tykwer,1998
Rated R. (81 min.)
German with English subtitles.

A young woman has 20 minutes to find and bring 100,000 deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket.

Thursday, October 13

Full Thursday schedule »

10:30—11:30am "Modern Theater in Germany" Hodges Library, Mary Greer Room (Room 258) Come and join a discussion on Modern Theater in Germany with our featured guest Dr. Frank Raddatz.

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.

Light refreshments will be available.
12:00—2:00pm Outdoor Games
Games
RAIN VENUE: Hodges Library, 2nd Floor
(Across from the Commons)
Come. Participate. Win!
Also: Great Photo Op! Make sure to meet Goethe, Luther and other famous Germans!
12:00—2:00pm Print-Shop "gUTenberg" RAIN VENUE: Hodges Library, 2nd Floor
(Across from the Commons)
Add a unique print to your "do Deutsch" T-Shirts. Join printmaking students who will screen-print a portrait of Johannes Gutenberg on the back of "do Deutsch" T-shirts for free (gUTenberg).

Student Printers: Jason Ammons, Katie Woodby, Jillian Creswell
3:30—5:00pm "Immigration, Integration, and the New Germany" International House, Great Room Speaker: Dr. Hans-Ulrich von Schroeter, Deputy Director of the German Information Center, German Embassy in Washington

Immigrants have contributed to German society and culture for centuries.

From French Huguenots in the 17th century, Poles and Italians in the 19th, and the millions of immigrants from all over the world in the 20th century, Germany has a long history of immigration. Today, about 20 percent of the people living in Germany are either immigrants themselves or were born in Germany to a mother or father who immigrated there.

As German society is becoming increasingly diverse, how does Germany value the cultural and economic contributions of immigrants?
6:30—8:00pm Global Hour: "Germany's Role within the European Union" International House,Study Room

Back-up in case the group is too big for the Study Room: International House, Great Room
In honor of "do Deutsch!" German Campus Week UTK, this week's Global Hour will focus on "Germany's Role within the European Union," and Dr. Hans-Ulrich von Schroeter, Deputy Director of the German Information Center at the German Embassy in Washington will join the discussion group as our special guest.

Global Hour is a weekly program of informal discussion covering a wide range of topics. It is committed to facilitating the exchange of views and perspectives within a relaxed setting while engaging important issues that highlight global and human conditions.

Speaker: Dr. Hans-Ulrich von Schroeter, Deputy Director of the German Information Center, German Embassy in Washington

Event Coordinator: Dave Lawson, Center for International Education

German coffee and light refreshments will be available. This event is free and open to the public.

8:00—9:45pm Outdoor Movie Theatre & Popcorn
Film Poster
RAIN VENUE: Hodges Library Auditorium Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Directed by Thomas Jahn,1997
Rated R. (81 min.)
German with English subtitles.

Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, decide to take one last trip to the seashore. Drunk and still in pajamas, they steal a '60s Mercedes convertible. But the car happens to belong to a bunch of gangsters.

Make sure to listen to songs for the sound-track of "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" on WUTK 90.3

Friday, October 14

Full Friday schedule »

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.
More »
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
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)
Metropolis
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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