Bundestagswahl 2021: Workshops for teachers
The political system in Germany is fundamentally different from the one in the United States. In this multi-part training series, German teachers from the USA will be introduced to the German system and will be able to implement the acquired knowledge in their lessons. Speakers from Germany will present information on various topics and provide appropriate materials for teaching German.
Film Streaming | Sept. 07 - Dec. 31
Broken Taboos - Socially Critical Filmmaking in the GDR
Deutsche Film AG (DEFA) was founded 75 years ago in Potsdam-Babelsberg. By the time of reunification, it had produced some 700 feature films, around 2,500 documentaries and short films, and 950 animated films. Today, the entire film output of the GDR is administered by the DEFA Foundation.Together with the Library of DEFA, this film series was put together to mark the 75th anniversary. The movies will be available to stream for free starting Sept 07, 2021 at 12AM CET.
Go Back to School with Goethe
Start your language learning journey this fall with the Goethe-Institut! Designed to be effective for every learning style, budget, and schedule, our classes will help you achieve your goals. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for an Absolute Beginner session, or to receive information about taking a placement test to join an upper level class.
Bi-weekly MeetUp | Wednesdays, 6PM CDT
Grab a drink and get ready to brush up on your German speaking skills. Goethe-Institut Chicago's Stammtisch gathers every other Wednesday at 6PM! This month, we will meet on September 08 & 22. RSVP through MeetUp for updates and log-in infos.
Welcome, Dr. Leonhard Emmerling!
We are excited to welcome the new director of the Goethe-Institut Chicago, Dr. Leonhard Emmerling. His most recent post was at Max Müller Bhavan Delhi (the Goethe-Institut in New Delhi, India) where he served as the Regional Programm Director for South Asia. The Goethe-Institut Chicago team is looking forward to his exciting programming ideas and innovative leadership and is excited to get to work with Leonhard for the next six years.
We wish Petra Roggel, who was the director for the past 6 years, all the best as she continues to work for the Goethe-Institut's main office in Munich, Germany.