ItemFrom Criminal Code into the Constitution: the Emancipation of LGBTQ in Germany(Northern Kentucky University) Hochrein, AxelAxel Hochrein of the Lesbian and Gay Federation of Germany was the speaker for the 2021 German-American Day lecture. ItemNKU German Club Faculty Lecture Series, 2020(Northern Kentucky University) Agnew, Junko; Jentsch, Nancy; Rosales Figueroa, IlianaThree NKU professors presented at the 2020 NKU German Club Faculty lecture series. Junko Agnew explored the language politics of Manchukuo. Nancy Jentsch addressed the role of humor in the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling and the unique challenges these books provide to translators. Iliana Rosales Figueroa explored the topic of urban walking in the novel Le cri des oiseaux fous by Dany Laferriere. ItemGermany and the Black Diaspora(Northern Kentucky University) Layne, PriscillaDr. Priscilla Layne was the featured speaker for the 2020 NKU German-American Day lecture. In her presentation, she traced the history of entanglements between Germany and the Black Diaspora, and discussed both representations of and attitudes towards Black people, as well as the history of Black people in Germany from the Middle Ages to the present. ItemProjekt Mauer (Wall Project): World Languages & Literature's Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall(Northern Kentucky University) Halvorsen, Gail S.; Brightwell, DavidRetired Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen and David Brightwell, pilot of C-54 Spirit of Freedom, were the featured speakers at the 2009 NKU German-American Day Lecture commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. ItemFrom 19th century German immigrant to 21st century craft brewer: the story of Christian Moerlein Brewing Company(Northern Kentucky University) Hardman, GregGreg Hardman, President and CEO of the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company, presented a lecture on the history of the company at the 2013 NKU German-American Day held on campus.