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871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States

May 2019

Bauhaus in Balance – Exercises in Body and Mind Calibration

May 9 - June 22
German Consulate General NYC, 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States
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Bauhaus in Balance - Exercises in Body and Mind Calibration With: Jenny Brockmann, Torsten Blume and Materials from the historical Bauhaus Curated by Janek Müller What can we learn about the utopian desire for balance and equilibrium by looking at the fragile sculptures from the famous preliminary course of the Bauhaus school? A sculpture from Bauhaus student Gerda Marx, created in 1928, is one example for the studies in balance undertaken at the Bauhaus. Things, objects, architectural designs, their social lives and their energies were…

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Dance Performance & Technology

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
German Consulate General NYC, 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States
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This evening will showcase the work of choreographer and performer Esther Manon Siddiquie, a DAAD scholarship student who created these pieces during her two years as a graduate candidate at NYU. The evening will also showcase a collaboration brought to life by acclaimed dancer Kristen Foote whose research endeavors to examine the processes involved in dance reconstruction. Esther Manon Siddiquie’s concentration in dance and technology and Kristen Foote’s pedagogical inquiry brought them together to collaborate on co-developing a digital, teaching tool that uses 3-D motion…

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Witness Theater Screening and Discussion

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
German Consulate General NYC, 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States
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The German Consulate General Co-Presents: Acclaimed filmmaker Oren Rudavsky reveals what happens when students confront the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust face-to-face with actual survivors – the last generation of survivors. Sacred personal stories, never before told, and until now too painful to share, are bestowed on the young as a precious gift, ensuring that a new generation will be able to bear witness and never forget. Witness Theater is a moving film about the power of connection, friendship, and love…

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November 2019

39th GLSC Professional Development & Networking Conference

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
German Consulate General NYC, 871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States
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The 2019 GLSC Professional Development Conference will take place on November 9, 2019 at the German Consulate General in New York City.​ The Conference will feature the following strands: Strand 1:  Pre-School/Elementary School ​Strand 2:  Middle School/High School/Adult ​Strand 3:  Presentations to the 2019 topic: Zeitgeschehen im Unterricht ​Strand 4:  General Teaching/Best Practices ​Strand 5:  Administrative and Operational Topics: This strand will be used for workshops for principals planned concurrently by the German Language Advisers, Central Agency for Schools Abroad. ​We invite proposals for…

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