2018 CBYX Berlin Day

The Embassy hosted its annual Berlin Day reception for the 350 American participants in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) on June 8. The students, who have spent the past year living with German host families, enjoyed speeches from Deputy Chief of Mission Kent Logsdon and Member of Parliament Kerstin Radomski, as well as the ...
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2018 Lan Samantha Chang Reading

The John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, the U.S. Embassy Literature Series and the Berlin Writers’ Workshop present    Lan Samantha Chang Program Director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and May Brodbeck Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa   Lan Samantha Chang is the author of a collection of short fiction, Hunger, and ...
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2018 DCM in Eisenhüttenstadt

Deputy Chief of Mission Kent Logsdon and Cultural Affairs Officer Michelle Logsdon got outside the capital this week for a visit to Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg. Invited by the Gesamtschule 3, they toured a photo exhibition on transatlantic relations at the school and had an engaging discussion on U.S. culture and society with the students. Afterwards, Mr. ...
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Women2Women – America 2018

A Program of Empower Peace   Women2Women – America 2018 International Leadership Program July 19 – 28, 2018 Simmons College Boston, Massachusetts, USA   STUDENT APPLICATION FORM (doc)   Conference Information The Women2Women International Leadership Program (W2W 2018) is a program of Empower Peace. W2W 2018 is an opportunity for young women ages 15-19 to participate in an educational ...
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TechForum: Journalism 2.0 (Heidelberg, Mar 3, 2018)

TechForum:  Journalism 2.0 Heidelberg, March 3, 2018 CDA Kent Logsdon Thank you, Jakob, for giving me a few minutes to greet the participants of this ambitious and important forum.  I commend you all for giving up a weekend to discuss some of the most important issues affecting not only the future of journalism, but also ...
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Reception before the Lighting of a Menorah on Pariser Platz

 Reception before the Lighting of a Menorah on Pariser Platz Berlin, December 12, 2017 CdA Kent Logsdon   Good evening.  Rabbi Teichtal, we are honored to welcome with you so many friends from the Jewish community, the German government, and the diplomatic community to the Embassy to celebrate with us the first night of Hanukkah. ...
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2018-01-22: Holly-Jane Rahlens

Monday, January 22, 2018, 20:00 Venue:  English Theatre Berlin , Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov by January 15 Holly-Jane Rahlens reads from her novel “Infinitissimo” (published in German as Everlasting – Rowohlt 2012) “The I of my heart says hello to the you of yours.” The year is 2264. ...
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2018 Literature Series: Nickolas Butler

U.S. Embassy Literature Series Monday, February 19, 2018, 20:00 English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov by February 12 Book tickets: +49 – (0)30 – 691 12 11; by e-mail at tickets@etberlin.de Nickolas Butler The Hearts of Men (Die Herzen der Männer – Klett-Cotta 2018) Camp ...
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2018 Teacher Seminar: Education for Sustainability

Teacher Seminar Get Involved!   Going Green – Education for Sustainability in the EFL and STEM/MINT Classroom Monday, January 22, 2018, 15:00-17:45 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang C, 3. Etage); U-Bahnhof “Walter-Schreiber-Platz” – U9; S-Bahnhof “Feuerbachstraße” – S 1 Please join us for an update on the extended Going Green blended-learning curriculum ...
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Showing of “Free to Rock” at Zoopalast

Showing of “Free to Rock” at Zoopalast Berlin, November 17, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Antje Lengsfeld, Yvonne Schrön and Wolfgang Els, thank you to everybody here at the ZooPalast for hosting Doug Yeager at this showing of his documentary film “Freedom to Rock.” Tim Hoffmann, I also would like to thank the Wacken Open Air ...
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Lions Club International (Berlin-Airport Club)

Lions Club International (Berlin-Airport Club) Berlin, November 13, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Ms. Lutter, thank you for your kind introduction, and thank you also to Mr. Schulz, for the invitation to join you this evening.  This summer, I had the pleasure of welcoming a group of participants in the International Lions Youth Exchange to the ...
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The Fault Lines of Democracy: Conversations, Contestations and Cross-Cultural Comparisons

10th Anniversary of the Graduate School of North American Studies at the Free University Berlin Anniversary Conference Theme:  The Fault Lines of Democracy: Conversations, Contestations and Cross-Cultural Comparisons Berlin, October 20, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Professor Hoffmann-Holland, Ambassador Dion, Professor Haselstein, Professor Fluck, congratulations to you, the entire faculty and staff, the students and the ...
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A literary harvest: Tom Drury Opens the Fall Program of the U.S. Embassy Literature Series

Tom Drury  took the audience  to Grouse County, an imaginary place somewhere in the Midwest, at his reading at the English Theatre Berlin on September 11, 2017. Translated as one book that combines The End of Vandalism, Hunts In Dreams and Pacific, and published this fall by Klett-Cotta in Germany, Grouse County raises a lot of questions about America today, and parts of the country ...
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Dancing to Connect for Refugee Integration

Dancing to Connect for Refugee Integration Freiburg, July 18, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Vielen Dank Friederike.  Ich möchte mich auch beim großartigen Team des Deutsch-Amerikanischen Instituts bedanken, das sich so unermüdlich für den Erfolg dieses neuen Dancing-to-Connect-Projektes eingesetzt hat.  Ein ganz besonderer Dank geht an Uta Schröder, die diese Veranstaltung koordiniert und organisiert hat.  Man ...
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2017-06-08 German Association for American Studies

Opening of the Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies at Hanover University U.S. Consul General Richard Yoneoka June 8, 2017 As prepared for delivery   Dear Dr. Strutz, (Vice President of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University at Hanover) Dear Prof. Dr. Birkle, (American Studies Professor at Philipps University Marburg and President of the German ...
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2016-10-21: Religion and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

STILL “GOD’S OWN COUNTRY”? RELIGION AND THE 2016 AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Das Religionspolitische Atelier an der Theologischen Fakultät   >>> Im Rahmen der Berliner Reden zur Religionspolitik findet am 21. Oktober an der Theologischen Fakultät ein religionspolitisches Atelier statt, das sich diesmal den amerikanischen Wahlen widmet. Ort: Raum 206 Zeit: 12:00 bis 18:30
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2016-12-12: Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin

The U.S. Embassy Literature Series in cooperation with English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center and the American Academy Berlin English Theatre Berlin, Fidicinstr. 40, 10965 Berlin Admission: 8 Euro/ school groups free if they register with IRCBerlin@state.gov Book tickets: +49 – (0)30 – 691 12 11; by e-mail at tickets@etberlin.de ___________________________ Monday, December 12, ...
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