Counter-Memories: Ada Pinkston & Angela N. Carroll | Baltimore
The Green Book was established by African-Americans in search of spaces for freedom of movement against a backdrop of white supremacist Jim Crow policies throughout the United States. When the Green Book was most circulated, Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland was an energetic hub of African-American arts, culture and entertainment. Utilizing Pennsylvania Avenue as a point of departure, Ada Pinkston and Angela N Carroll examine the contrast between the cultural vibrancy of this past moment and the lack of resources and urban blight of this present day.
Through March 2 | Online | Film series
German Documentary Showcase
The German Film Office and Anthology Film Archives present a series attesting to the rich body of non-fiction films that have been produced in Germany in recent years. By no means a definitive survey, the selection nevertheless illustrates the thematic diversity, aesthetic innovation, and passionate socio-political engagement of contemporary German documentary cinema. Including brand new films like Ulrike Ottinger's Paris Calligrammes and the US premieres of Oeconomia by Carmen Losmann and Purple Sea by Amel Alzakout and Khaled Abdulwahed.
Shaping the Past
Germany as a Model for Confronting the Past?
Germany is often seen as a model for how to confront a nation’s history. However, rather than looking only at the results of Germany’s reckoning with its past, it is more instructive to understand the process that led to the current situation. An essay by Jenny Wüstenberg
March 2-30, Tuesdays at 7:00pm EST | Online | Reading Group
Angela Davis Reading Group
This reading group, facilitated by Marian Jones and Natalie Adler, focuses on specific aspects of Davis's work in five different sessions. Texts by Davis are contextualized with writing by her contemporaries, like James Baldwin, as well as recent writing that engages her work and the subjects of prisons, Black feminism, anti-racism, East Germany, and revolution.
Starting 22 February 2021
5-Week Virtual Blended Learning Courses and Online Special Courses
Still working from home? Why not learn German? Our Virtual Blended Learning courses consist of 50% live group sessions, and 50% flexible online learning, closely supported by your instructors. Online Group Courses offer more flexibility, as well as live sessions online in your group once every two weeks.