Preliminary Program

This workshop will be held as an in-person event on the ASU campus in the North Carolina mountains with a hybrid option.  The access link to the online platform will be posted closer to the start of the program. 

The in-person workshop will be held at Belk Library and Information Commons, ASU's main library, which is located at the center of campus (218 College St.). The workshop panels will take place in Room 421 (4th floor). The keynote lecture on Lecture Hall Room 114 (1st floor).


Thursday, March 24, 2022

9:00 am-1:30pm:        Participants arrive in Boone. List of local lunch spots provided with registration packet.

1:30-3:30 pm:        Workshop Panel I: ““The Haskalah and European Enlightenment Revisited” (Chair: Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, ASU; Comment: TBA)

3:30-4:30:        Coffee Break and Information Session on Grants and Fellowships to Study in Germany (co-hosted with American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation)

4:30-6:30 pm:        Public Keynote Address, Prof. Shmuel Feiner, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, Title TBA, Discussion to follow.

7:00-9:00 pm:        Reception and Keynote Dinner (co-hosted by German Embassy) with Prof. Shmuel Feiner, TBA (walking distance from Belk Library)


Friday, March 25, 2022

7:30-8:30 am:      Breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott.

8:30-10:30 am:      Workshop Panel II: “Teaching German and German-Jewish Studies in the Twenty-First Century" (Chair: TBA; Comment: TBA)

10:30-11:00 am:    Coffee break

11:00 am -1:00 pm:      Workshop Panel III: “Democracy: Past, Present, Future” (Chair: TBA, German Studies, ASU; Comment: TBA)

1:00-2:00 pm:        Strategy session for Southeast German Studies Consortium, to be held during lunch (provided at in-person event).

2:00 pm:                Workshop adjourns