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Celebrating the writing of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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 CircleThursday, 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

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