November 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
USC Upstate
800 University Way
SC 29303
Alex Akulli




Tuesday, November 5
Keynote: “Berlin Wall 1989: Historical Ruptures and Continuities” from 2:00-3:00 pm
by Jason Hansen, Assistant Professor of History, Furman University

Incl. Poster Exhibition: Begins at 1:00 pm
“Understanding the Border: The Berlin Wall, 1961-1989”
(On display throughout November, 1st floor of Upstate Library)

Wednesday, November 6
Movie Screening: “The Lives of Others” from 1:30 – 4:00 pm
with commentary by Dr. Matthew Placek, Assistant Professor of Political Science, USC Upstate

German-American Transatlantic Celebration  from 5:30-8:00 pm
Keynote address by Klaus Becker, Honorary Consul of Germany
at Mentzel Inc., 951 Simuel Road, Spartanburg

Incl Poster Exhibition: “Totally East”
By Harold Hauswald, Texts by Stefan Wolle, Scientific Director of the GDR Museum in Berlin.
(On display throughout November, 2nd floor of HPAC)

Thursday, November 7
Public Interview: “Life Behind Bars in Communist East Germany” from 2:00 -3:00 pm
Dr. AlexLorenz, Assistant Professor of German, USC Upstate,
In Conversation with Ingo Sachtler, A former political prisoner in East Germany
CLC Ballroom, USC Upstate, Reception to follow.