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UT AuthorFest presents the 2015

Goethe Festival

November 12 & 13, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Festival the Sequoyah Branch of the Knox County Public Libraries will host two book discussions of Goethe's The Sufferings of Young Werther. Details here.

Goethe's Circle

Thursday, November 12

  • 4:30 p.m. — OPENING RECEPTION
    International House Great Room
  • 5:15 p.m. — FILM SCREENING
    Fack ju Göhte
    Shown in German with English subtitles 
    International House Great Room

Friday, November 13

  • 9:30 a.m. — GATHERING, WELCOME
    International House Great Room
  • 10:00-11:30 a.m. — POETRY CONTEST
    International House Great Room
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. — LUNCH & PRESENTATION OF PRIZES
    International House Great Room
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. — PANEL DISCUSSION
    "Goethe across Fields/Periods" with interdisciplinary faculty
    Hodges Library, Room 605
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. — PANEL DISCUSSION
    "Goethe in Performance" with students from music and theater
    Hodges Library, Room 605
  • 3:45 p.m. — KEYNOTE
    Heather Sullivan, Trinity University
    "Goethe and the Anthropocene"
    Response: Adrian Del Caro, University of Tennessee
    McClung Museum
  • 5:15 p.m. — RECEPTION
    McClung Museum Lobby

sponsored by: 

The Mildred Haines and William Elijah Morris Lecture Endowment • Departments of Modern Foreign Languages and LiteraturesDepartment of EnglishUT Humanities CenterReady for the World Initiative