The Netherlands America University League 
     of California

2012 EVENTS


March: American Exceptionalism:The Curious Case of the Absence of Socialism in the U.S.

MAARTEN VAN GINDERACHTER




                                               2011 EVENTS


December: Chistmas Celebration in Dutch

October: Monique Elias in a Piano Recital

September:

February

Dutch Family Movie "Eric of het klein Insecten Boek"


January : Reception Dutch Consul-General Bart van Bolhuis


2010 EVENTS


December : Christmas Celebration in Dutch, Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church in Lafayette


Nov: 

Philo Bregstein: "The Past that Lives"

Oct:  Patrick Pasture: 

Tocqueville Revisited:

A Historical Reflection on Religion and Politics"

May:   Exposition:
The Dutch Impressionists and Beyond:   
 Selections from the Beekhuis Collection ”                    
Introduction by Dr. Jan Beekhuis            
April:
  Kader Abdolah: "Writing in a Foreign Language"

March:  Boris O. Dittrich: 'Being gay/lesbian in the Netherlands'

Februray:  Annual family day featuring the Dutch film "Lepel" 

January:  Frank Rijsberman, PhD, Program Director, Google.org

 “How Google knows you have the flu & other things you may not know that Google knows”



2009 EVENTS


December:  Dutch Family Christmas Celebration

December: Tine Ruysschaert in the Bay Area 

The celebrated solo actrice Tine Ruysschaert , known in the Dutch- speaking world for her dramatic monologs of Dutch literary works, and laureate of the Visser-Neerlandia prize, will present her most recent masterwork at the University of California at Berkeley: 

 “Mijn Zoon Damiaan” (in Dutch)


November:  Lecture by Jeffrey Tyssens

Guest-Professor Department of Dutch Studies, U.C. Berkeley Professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB)

“THE BRUSSELS PUZZLE” 


October:  Lecture by Henk van den Broek

Statesman-in-Residence, Former Dutch Consul, Roving Ambassador for the Netherlands, Founding board member of NAUL.

 “ADVENTURES IN THE DUTCH FOREIGN SERVICE,

"Plenty of action, forty years in a job like no other” 


September Lecture by Manfred Wolf

Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University 

Professor, Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco

Columns With a Dutch Touch: Discussion of and Readings from my book,"Almost a Foreign Country: “A Personal Geography in Columns and Aphorisms"


May Lecture by Jeroen Dewulf,

 Queen Beatrix Professor Dutch Studies U.C. Berkeley: 

“In the Jungle of Amsterdam: On the Re-Invention of Dutch Identity”


April: Lecture by Inez Hollander about her book "silenced Voices"


February: movie "The story of Dutch Windmills"


January:  Annual Family event featuring the Dutch movie" De Schippers van de Kameleon"


 


"Spirit of Resistance"

Dutch Clandestine Literature during the Nazi Occupation

(1940-1945)

 

"Spirit of Resistance"

Dutch Clandestine Literature during the Nazi Occupation

(1940-1945)

 

"Spirit of Resistance"

Dutch Clandestine Literature during the Nazi Occupation

(1940-1945)

 




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