Archives: Monthly Presentations

June 14, 2022, German Beers: Traditional and Global, by Dr. Elizabeth Jones.

May presentation rescheduled to June.

April 12, 2022, A Tour of German Borderlands Beyond Austria and Switzerland, by Dr. Elizabeth Jones

March 8, 2022, Germans in Australia by Theo Dreher

February 8, 2022 Spring-Themed German Poetry by Erika Schoel (outline)

January 11, 2022 Rhein Bicycle Tour (part 2) by Annette Youngberg


October 12, 2021
Deutschland und Wahlen
This talk will cover the basics of the German political parties, how the German parliamentary system works, and explore regional political differences from current and historical perspectives.  There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion of the September 26th national election.
By Dr. Elizabeth Jones

June 8, 2021
Österreich Impressionen: 
Vorarlberg – „klein aber oho“

This talk will take us on a tour of beautiful and important natural and cultural areas in Austria.
By Dr. Susanne Stieger-Vanegas

May 11, 2021
Off the Beaten Track:
Lesser-known Natural Wonders in the German-Speaking Lands
By Dr. Elizabeth B. Jones

April 13, 2021
Germans Abroad: Immigration and Culture in America and Beyond
By Dr. Elizabeth B. Jones

March 9, 2021
A Poetic Walk through the Spring
By Erika Schoell

Link to Poems

December 8, 2020
German Poetry of the Winter and Holiday Season
By Erika Schoell

November 9, 2020
Bicycling the Romatische Straße
By Annette Youngberg

October 13, 2020
With the Grain: Food Sovereignty, Biodiversity, and Artisan Bread in German-speaking Europe
by Dr. Elizabeth B. Jones

January 12, 2021
Dresden: “Florence on the Elbe” –
A personal view (Part 1)
by Barbara Rossbacher

February 9, 2021
Dresden: “Florence on the Elbe” –
A personal view (Part 2)
by Barbara Rossbacher