Discovering "Die Walküre"

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:00pm



Dr. Jacob-Ivan Eidt (Dallas Goethe Center/University of Dallas) will speak about the origins of Wagner’s romantic ideal of the complete work of art – a combination of Greek tragedy, Beethoven’s musical innovation and Germanic mythology – as it is embodied in his masterpiece Die Walküre. 

May 17, 2018 | Thursday | 8:00 pm

AT&T Performing Arts Center
Nancy B. Hamon Hall I 8PM
2403 Flora St. #500
Dallas, TX 75201

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Lecture & Book signing: The Material Culture of German Texans

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

Mark your calendars today and help us welcome Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe to Dallas. 

Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe is chair and professor of Museum Studies at Baylor University. He is author of six books, co-editor of and contributor to two others, and the author of many articles on historic Texas buildings. He will present his latest book, The Material Culture of German Texans, which explores how the material culture of German immigrants to Texas was influenced by their European roots, how it was adapted to everyday life in Texas and how it changed over time.

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Big D Reads: The Holocaust in Film and Novels (Dr. Thomas Adam, UTA)

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 2:00pm


Dr. Thomas Adam of the University of Texas at Arlington will discuss the various depictions of the Holocaust, Hitler and Nazism in film and novels from the 1930s to the present.

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library | 4th floor | 1515 Young Street | Dallas, TX 75201


Learn more about Dr. Thomas Adam and his work HERE.

Please contact Melissa Dease at melissa.dease@dallascityhall.com with any questions.



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Texas German Society Book Talk in Arlington: Between Worlds. Never to return. (Historical novel about Germans emigrating to Texas in the 1840s)

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 2:30pm


The Texas German Society (TGS), Tarrant County Chapter, will host Barbara Ortwein, historical fiction writer.
Join TGS for a delightful afternoon and travel back in time to learn about our German Texan past.

Author Talk with Barbara Ortwein

All Saints Lutheran Church
4325 SW Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX

There is no charge and light refreshments will be served. Please feel free to bring a snack to share.

Please download the flyer below for more information.



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