Campus News 2011

For Immediate Release
February 11, 2011

Chautauqua lecture to address literature from Berlin

Schreiner University’s Robert P. Hallman Chautauqua Lecture Series will present “Sixty Years of BerLit: Apocalypse, New Beginnings and Reconciliation” on Monday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center Ballroom. Silke Feltz, instructor of German and English, will speak.

Feltz will discuss three representative works that are connected to Berlin: “A Woman in Berlin,” a diary written in 1945 and published anonymously; “The New Sufferings of Young W,” an example of East German literature by Ulrich Plenzdorf; and “Russian Disco,” an example of contemporary immigrant literature by Vladimir Kaminer.

All Chautauqua events are sponsored by Schreiner’s Center for Innovation Learning and are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Martha York at 830-792-7352 or at

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