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The (Un)Divided City

ss-091102-berlin-wall-22_ss_fullFrom Miranda Haymon ’16 and Wy Ming Lin ’16:

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Studies Department has received a grant from the German Embassy in Washington DC and is looking for creative submissions pertaining to the historic event. Submissions can include a poem, a 1000-word essay, a one-page cartoon, a digital story, or even a collage. The best three submissions will receive gift card prizes of $200, $100, and $50 respectively. Please submit all entries to Debbie Pozzetti in Fisk 401 by November 9 at 4:00PM.

If you have any questions, please send them to Professor Iris Bork-Goldfield at ibork(at)wesleyan(dot)edu. For more events about the Fall of the Wall, please visit the many talks on campus throughout the month.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, November 9, at 4 PM
More information here.

Freedom Without Walls: 20 Years After the Berlin Wall

Come hear several experts talk about life 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Refreshments will be served.

Moderated by Erwin Saputra ’11. The panel includes:

Andrzej W. Tymowski
Director of International Programs at the American Council of Learned Societies. Tymowski holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught Political Science at Emory University and the University of Warsaw.

Peter Rutland
A Professor of Government at Wesleyan University, Peter Rutland has taught at Wesleyan since 1989. Before that he taught at the University of Texas at Austin, and at the University of York and London University in the UK. He has a BA from Oxford and a D. Phil from York. He has been a visiting Fulbright professor at the European University in St. Petersburg and at Sophia University in  Tokyo. From 1995-97 he was on leave from Wesleyan and served as assistant director of the Open Media Research Institute attached to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague.

Sarah E. Wiliarty
Assistant Professor of Government Sarah Wiliarty specializes in West European politics. Her research investigates how Christian Democratic parties have had to reformulate their policies in response to changing demands from women.

Facebook event here

WHAT: Discussion panel and Q&A, with refreshments served
WHEN: Nov. 10th, 7pm
WHERE: Allbritton 103