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      Open Streets Minneapolis (Sunday 6/10/12) By opening up the streets for people to walk, bike, run and skate for a day, we get an opportunity to experience our city in a whole new way. An Open Streets event (based on the Ciclovía from Bogotá, Colombia) will bring together families and neighbors to mingle, recreate, and shop in their communities in a safe, car-free environment. Lyndale Avenue between 22nd and 42nd Streets

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    Back by popular demand! GSD's "Crime in 113" Spring Movie Series returns next week with the Swedish film "The Hidden Child" on March 4, 2015. Join us for six detective films from the North of Europe, shown in March and April. All films are shown in the original language(s) with English subtitles. All are welcome.

    Final film in the GSD Crime TV & Film Series--the Norwegian film Headhunters. Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:00pm in Folwell 106. Pizza and soda / pop will be served. Please RSVP at by 5pm on Tuesday, April 22nd if you plan to attend and indicate your pizza preference. Shown with English subtitles. All are welcome!

    German Road Movies: Friendship! Film showing and workshop for advanced student of German. All are welcome! Friday 4/25/14, 2:30 - 5:30, Folwell 113

    "The Scandinavian Case: Governing Immigration In Advanced Welfare States" 4/24/14 12:30pm 113 Folwell

    Undergrads, this interdisciplinary conference is just for you! Hang out at Coffman this weekend for some interesting talks by your fellow students of world languages and cultures. 4/17/14 - 4/18/14

    THE THREEPENNY OPERA, presented by Frank Theatre (April 11 - May 4, 2014)

    Red T: Protecting translators and interpreters in high-risk settings. 04/09/2014, 4:00 PM, Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop. Free! Organized by the IAS Interpretation and Translation Studies at the University (ITSU) Research Collaborative and cosponsored by German, Scandinavian, and Dutch.

    GSD Prof. Rick McCormick will speak at the Germanic-American Institute this Wednesday evening, as part of their Spring Culture Series. Divine Decadence? Modernist Art, Film, and Politics in Germany's Weimar Republic (1918-1933) Wednesday, April 9, 7-8:30pm Free and open to the public

    Minnesota Filmgoing: 100 Years of History. Sponsored by GSD and the MSPIFF. 4/10/14 5:30pm, Aster Cafe. Free!

    Why People Laugh, or, When Did Laughter Meet the Sense of Humor? Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:00 p.m. Northrop — Best Buy Theater

    Racial Remediation in Günther Walraff's Black on White. March 27, 2014, 5:30 - 7:00pm, 113 Folwell Hall.

    German Road Movie Workshop: Im Juli. March 28, 2014, 2:30-5:30pm, 113 Folwell Hall.

    On Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm, the GSD Undergraduate Steering Committee will show the next film in the GSD Crime TV & Film Series--the Dutch film Loft.

    The Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch will offer a spring workshop series on the topic of German road movies. Each workshop consists of a film showing and an open discussion; both will happen in German. Fridays, 2:30 - 5:30, Folwell 113 February 21: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997) - Genre 'Road Movie' (history & characteristics) March 28: Im Juli (2000) - European road movies April 25: Friendship! (2010) - German Heimatgefühle

    Danish Modern: Design for Living: February 1 – April 27, 2014. Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, Saint Paul Campus

    Designing the Beautifully Useful: A Panel Discussion on Scandinavian Modern Design. 03/06/2014 Time: 6:00 PM, 33 McNeal Hall

    Nordic Lights Film Festival (February 28 - March 6, 2014)

    GSD / FRIT Career Panels for Language and Culture Students. Wed 2/26/14. This event features two panels of alumni from the Departments of French & Italian and German, Scandinavian & Dutch. One panel will feature alumni who work in the nonprofit industry, and the other panel will have alumni from the business field.

    Join fellow College of Liberal Arts alumni for a sampler program of some of the most intriguing and relevant ideas currently being explored in our college. “A Brighter U” will feature a lunch panel discussion among CLA faculty of various disciplines; an afternoon of six faculty-guided, interactive, sessions; and a social reception hosted by the CLA Alumni Society. Experience, once again, the thrill of learning at CLA and the stimulation of engaging with faculty and each other.

    GSD Sponsored: "pictorial space in urban environment." 12/18/13 6:00-8:00pm at the Weisman Art Museum. The German, Scandinavian and Dutch Department is pleased to present acclaimed German artists Manuel Franke and Leni Hoffmann. Major institutions around the world have shown their artwork, while both artists insist on investing public space with their site specific interventions, creating unprecedented overlaps between painting, sculpture and architecture.

    CRIME IN 113: A Crime TV & Movie Showing with Pizza and Refreshments Tuesday December 3rd at 7pm: Guter Junge German Crime with English Subtitles Introduction by Rembert Hüser

    CRIME IN 113: A Crime TV & Movie Showing with Pizza and Refreshments Tuesday November 19th at 6:30pm: Raid Finnish Crime Movie with English Subtitles Introduction by Dan Karvonen

    CRIME IN 113: A Crime TV & Movie Showing with Pizza and Refreshments Tuesday October 29th at 7pm: Wallander Swedish Mystery TV Series with English Subtitles Introduction by Lena Norrman

    Meet author Eugen Ruge, 10/01/2013, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Coffman Bookstore