500th Anniversary of the Reformation – Day's Events

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Campus Weeks at CSULB

 

10:30 German Club Schnitzeljagd Focusing on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
11:30 German Club Pizza Party
12:15 Greeting by Professor Markus Muller (RGRLL Chair) and Daniel Chaffey (Goethe-Institut in Los Angeles)
12:30

Reformation and Thirty Years War Dramatic Readings and Presentation of Martin Luther
Playmobil-Figure Photo Competition Entries

1:00 Lecture by Dr. Jeffrey L. High (CSULB): “Portrayals of Martin Luther in Goethe’s Götz von Berlichingen and Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas”
1:30 Lecture by Dr. Lisa Beesley (CSULB): “Martin Luther’s Legacy of Conversion: Clemens Brentano and Heinrich Heine”
2:00 Break for Soft Drinks and Coffee/Tea
2:30 Lecture by Dr. Clorinda Donato (CSULB): “‘This Heretic’s Arrogance Knows No Bounds!’: Constructing Luther in Early Modern Italy”
3:00 Presentation of Abstracts for CSULB Reformation Essay Contest
3:30 The Cambridge Reformation Quartet Directed by Rebecca Stewart (Harvard University)
  Quartet: Joseph Olivier Gauvreau (bass)
David William Hughes (alto)
Matt Perkins (tenor)
Rebecca Stewart (director, soprano)
Featuring: Christine Marie Li (soprano)
Patrick Tsoi-A-Sue (tenor)
Emilio Valdez (bass)
Tegan White-Nesbitt (alto)
4:30 Break for Soft Drinks and Coffee/Tea
5:00 Announcement of Awards for Photo Contest and Essay Contest
5:15 Film Screening: Michael Kohlhaas – der Rebell (1969, dir. Volker Schlöndorff) with an introduction by Daniel Chaffey (Goethe-Institut in Los Angeles)

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