American Corner Innsbruck

    Past Events


    Freakwater Concert

    Saturday, October 1 2016, 7:30pm/19:30 at the Bierstindl, Klostergasse 6, 6020 Innsbruck

    The American Corner Innsbruck kicked off for fall with its first major event as co-sponsor of an evening of great music and song.  American Folk/Roots/Country artist Drunken Prayer performed several songs solo, before being joined by the rest of the members of the Blue Grass/Alternative Country group Freakwater.  An enthusiastic, capacity crowd of about 80 were privileged to an up-close-and-personal kind of evening.

    Dr. Dupont   

    Reflections on the U.S. Presidential Elections

    Wednesday, July 27 2016, 5 pm/17:00 in the Claudiasaal of the Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, (Altstadt), 6020 Innsbruck.

    The ACI was pleased to host Dr. Robert Dupont, Associate Professor of History at the University of New Orleans gave a presentation and held a discussion on this year’s Presidential Election. The presentation was extremely informative and thought-provoking and appreciated by all. During the small reception afterwards the discussions continued for well over an hour and a half.

    [Link to Invite/more Info]

    Titelbild Lanser See 

    Independence Day Celebration at Lanser See

    Saturday, July 2, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

    The American Corner, in cooperation with the Austro-American Society, held their popular family picnic day. Our guests were provided with American foods, music and free to enjoy the amenities of Lanser See. The entire staff of the Institut für Amerikastudien from the University of Innsbruck was invited and we were especially glad to receive Management Counselor Scharpf from the U.S. Embassy together with his wife, who have attended our celebration.

    [Link to Photos]


    Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean 1530 - 1810

    "Barbary Coast Captivity Narratives"

    Thursday, June 16 - Saturday, June 18, 2016 in the Claudiasaal and Türingsaal of the Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3,(Altstadt, Claudiana), 6020 Innsbruck.

    The aim of this conference was to look at these narratives in a variety of languages from a literary perspective, while putting them into a proper historical and cultural context.

    [Link to Invite/more Info/Lecture Abstracts]


    All I wanted to say

    Friday, 10 June 2016, 8:00 p.m. (20:00) in Vier und Einzig, Studio 3, Hallerstraße 41, 1. Stock, 6020 Innsbruck

    Silvia Girardi performed a multidisciplinary journey through theatre, dance, poetry, film, digital art, and music that explores both how we choose to communicate in the Digital Era and how these modes have transformed through time. A close look at the poetry, letters, text messages, and emails we all send can reveal how much remains untold.

    [Link to Invite/more Info]


    Bookpresentation by Lawrence Gunn

    "Ethnology and Empire"

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:30pm (19:30) in the Tyrolia, Maria-Theresien-Straße 15, 6020 Innsbruck

     Analyzing autobiographies, travel narratives and even sign language, Prof. Gunn described the development of new linguistic practices, telling the story of the beginnings of the United States of America, describing the white conquerers of this new continent not only as adventurers, but as curious and culturally interested scientists.

    [Link to Invite/more Info]


    U.S./Mexico Night

     Monday, 30 May 2016, 5:00 pm (17:00) in the coffee room of the GeiWi Turm - Main University Building

    ‚U.S./Mexico Night’ was a lecture dedicated to the US-Mexico border region and the politics and culture that surround it. The lecture was held by 2 guest professors from the University of Texas, Marion Rohrleitner and Robert Gunn. 

    [Link to Invite/more Info]


    Movie Night

    Thursday, April 28, 2015, 4pm in the coffee room of the GeiWi Turm - Main University Building

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Therefore the American Corner Innsbruck showed "The Color Purple", a Steven Spielberg movie, based on the the American novel of the same name, written by Alice Walker.

    [Link to Event/more Info]


    Rod MacDonald in Concert

    Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 8:00 pm (20:00) at Waldhüttl, Natterer-See-Weg 6, 6020 Innsbruck. 

    The American Corner Innsbruck co-sponsored with inn puls a concert by Rod MacDonald and  Mark Dann on bass, in cooperation with the Waldhüttl. 

    [Link to Invite/more Info]


    Picking Judges: The U.S. President and Appointment Politics in Light of the 2016 Elections

    Thursday, 21 April, 2016, 4:30 pm (16:30) in Hörsaal G in the main building of the University of Innsbruck, Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck. 

    The American Corner Innsbruck and the Center New Orleans hosted a guest lecture and discussion by Nancy Maveety, a professor of political science at Tulane University. 

    [Link to Invite/more Info]


    Lectures by LFUI-Wittgenstein-Guest Professor Marjorie Gabrielle Perloff

    As a part of University courses and seminars, Professor Perloff from Stanford University was invited to hold a series of lectures on American and Austrian literature this April.

    [Link to Invite/more Info]

    [Link to Photos]


    Earth Day Picnic 2016

    Tuesday, April 21, 2016, from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Public Park at Prandtauer Ufer

    April 22 is Earth Day. This is an opportunity to demonstrate support for environmental protection, reduction of global emission, and awareness about sustainability. The American Corner Innsbruck celebrated this day with a BYO Food and Drink Picnic at the Inn. 

    [Link to Invite/more Info]

    [Link to Photos]


    Consular Services

    Monday, 25 April, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the American Corner Innsbruck, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, 1. Stock (Altstadt, Claudiana), 6020 Innsbruck.

    The American Citizens Services Section of the US-Konsulat Wien was in Innsbruck to provide Consular services such as passport services, birth registration, notary services etc.


    Jazz Concert with Roberta Piket and Roland Heinz

    Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 7:00pm (19:00) in the Mozarteum, Innrain 15, 6020 Innsbruck

    The American Corner Innsbruck  organized a Jazz concert with Roberta Piket and Roland Heinz. 

    [Link to Invite]

    [Link to Photos]


    Mardi Gras

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 2:00pm (14:00)  in the Claudiasaal of the Claudiana - Herzog-Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck.

    The American Corner Innsbruck, the Austro-American Society/Tirol chapter and the Center New Orleans invited friends and guests to celebrate Fasching New Orleans-style: Mardi Gras in the Altstadt of Innsbruck!  With live Mardis Gras jazz from the BORG Second-Liners, purple/green/gold beads galore and lots of enthusiasm, we paraded twice through town.  In between our Second Line parades, featuring our very own self-made mini-floats, guests feasted on famous New Orleanian cooking, including Crawfish, Jambalaya and King Cake!

    [Link to Photos]

    [Link to Invite]


    "The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election - An Outlook on the Eve of the Primaries"

    Monday, January 25, 2016, 7:00pm (19:00) in the Claudiasaal of the Claudiana - Herzog-Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck.


    A discussion on the 2016 Presidential Election, led by senior editor for the National Review, Ramesh Ponnuru.

    [Link to Invite]

    [Link to Photos]


    Wo sich Amerika Erfand. Große Erinnerungsorte in Neuengland

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 7:30pm (19:30) in the Tyrolia, Maria-Theresien-Straße 15, 6020 Innsbruck

    Using eight important US memorial sites, Arno Heller tells the story of American self-discovery, exploring its nature, culture, history, tradition and the American Dream. 

    This book presention was organized in collabortion with the ZiAS (Zentrum für Interamerikanische Studien and the bookstore Tyrolia.

    Link to Invite and Photos


    Movie Monday

    Monday, November 30 2015, 4:00PM at the Cofferoom - 3rd Floor, GeiWi Turm-UIBK

    In recognition of the last day of Native American Heritage month, the American Corner Innsbruck showed Michael Mann's "Last of the Mohicans", initiating a Classics of American Literature in Fim series.  USTA and history teacher Rob Dornfield gave a brief introduction to the historical background. Following the fims, ACI staff members lead a discussion of the themes and aspects of the James Fenimore Cooper novel vís à vís the Hollywood film.

    Link to Invite and Photos

    Gerlich+Witt 5 

    "New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina - Then & Now" event and film series.

    Epilogue of "When The Levees Broke" by Directer Spike Lee

    Tuesday, 24 November - 19:00/7:00PM HS 2 - UIBK GeiWi Turm

    Since September the American Corner Innsbruck has been conducting a series of events commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  The 6th and last of these events for this year took place Tuesday, November 24th.  A 20-minute segment from the epilogue to Spike Lee's "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Fours Acts" was screened, leading into a discussion of major themes and issues.  ACI director Margaret Davidson lead the discussions, providing additional input in power point-form on animal rescue with brief clips from the filmed version of "Dark Water Rising", along with pre-and post Katrina statistics, and examples of the controversial issue of gentrification.

    Link To Invite


    Staff Visit to the U.S. Embassy in Vienna

    November 20, 2015, Boltzmanngasse 16, 1090 Vienna

    Staff members of the American Corner Innsbruck were invited to visit the U.S. Embassy in Vienna for a meeting with Deputy Chief of Mission Eugene Young.

    Gerlich+Witt 5 

    "New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina - Then & Now" event and film series.

    PART IV of "When The Levees Broke" by Directer Spike Lee

    Tuesday, 10 November - 19:00/7:00PM HS 2 - UIBK GeiWi Turm

    The American Corner conducted the 5th "New Orleans after Katrina" event, screening Act 4 of Spike Lee's documentary "When the Levees Broke:  A Requiem in Four Acts,"  with eye-witness commentary then provided by ACI director Margaret Davidson, who showed the effect of the storm to the east of New Orleans and to her home in Slidell.  Slidell is across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans and close to the border with Mississippi where the hurricane made landfall.

    Link To Invite

    International Day

    Tuesday, November 10 from 10am (10:00) to 4pm (16:00) in the Claudiana - Herzog-Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck.

    The Claudiana opened its doors and showed the public what it has to offer. The American Corner can help you find out about studying and doing research abroad, offer you lots of free materials with information about the United States, and let you know about the wide variety of events we conduct throughout the year. Also present was Dr. Jürgen Hörmann from the Austrian-American Educational Commission in Vienna to talk about Fulbright scholarships and the Teaching Assistantship program.



    Aktionstag Junge Uni

    Friday, November 6 from 8am (08:00) until 2pm (14:00), in the GeiWi of the University of Innsbruck, Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck.

    The American Corner Innsbruck was present at the Junge Uni event. Young students from all over Innsbruck gathered at the university of Innsbruck and experienced what it has to offer.



     Gold Heart

    The American roots music performing family Gold Heart made a stop in Innsbruck on their European tour.  Following a public performance on Thursday, 22 October, Gold Heart visited the Waldorfschule in Innsbruck for a music workshop in the ongoing ACI cultural series featuring American roots music.  




    Winning the Freedom to Marry in the United States:

    Lessons for the Work Ahead

    Talk and discussion with renowned academic as well as founder and activist of the campaign to win equal marriage rights "Freedom to Marry"; we are honored to host our special guest Evan Wolfson on:

    Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - Cluadiasaal, Claudiana - Herzog-Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck


    Gerlich+Witt 5 

     "New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina - Then & Now" event and film series.

    PART III of "When The Levees Broke" by Directer Spike Lee

    Tuesday, 13th of October - 19:00/7:00PM HS 2 - UIBK GeiWi Turm

    On Tuesday, 13 October, the ACI conducted the fourth in a series of events commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  This session screened Act III of Spike Lee's documentary "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts", followed by eye-witness testimony from Marion Wieser, Coordinator of the UIBK Center New Orleans office, living in a FEMA trailer while studying at the University of New Orleans in the aftermath of the storm.

    Link To Invite


    American Citizens Services

    October 6th, 2015 - American Corner Innsbruck

    Herzog Friedrich Straße 3, 1. Stock (Altstadt, Claudiana

    A-6020 Innsbruck


    Gerlich+Witt 5

     "New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina - Then & Now" event and film series.

    PART II of "When The Levees Broke" by Director Spike Lee

    Tuesday, 29th of September - 19:00/7:00PM HS 2 - UIBK GeiWi Turm

    [link to pictures and report]

    Gerlich+Witt 5 

     "New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina - Then & Now" event series.

    Part I of "When The levees Broke" by director Spike Lee

    Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 6pm, HS2 Geiwi UIBK

    [link to pictures and report]


    "Creole Kaleidoscope" meets Jazz Piano
    Ute von Mauernböck-Mosser and Tom McDermot

    Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 6pm at Mozarteum Innsbruck, Innrain 15, 1st floor, 6020 Innsbruck

    Ms Mauernböck-Mosser read from her Enhanced Ebook "Creole Kaleidoscope" in which she has put together stories and interviews from New Orleans, Louisianna. She was gracefully accompanied by Tom Mc Dermott on the piano.

    [link to posterinvite, report and photos]


    Authentic American Pie-Baking Workshops
    Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 10:00am - 1:00pm, American Corner Innsbruck
    Are you a pie lover, hobby baker, food lover, and interested in learning the technique in a relaxed atmosphere? This is the right workshop for you. This reoccuring event was open and free to the public.

    [link to invitation for 20 July & link to invitation for 21 July]

     Rohrleitner 8.7.15 1

    Boat People: Narratives from the Dominican and Haitian Diaspora in the United States
    Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 6pm, Hörsaal A, Main building of the University
    Prof. Marion Rohrleitner, of the University of Texas in El Paso, argued for the utopina possibilities of fiction through examples of narratives in the US-American diaspora, namely Edwidge Danticat, Junot Diaz, and others.

    [link to invitation]

    Perloff 6. 7. 15 1 

    The Vienna Paradox: A view from America
    Monday, 6 July 2015, 7pm
    Israelische Kultusgemeinde für Tirol und Vorarlberg, Sillgasse 15, 6020 Innsbruck 
    Prof. Marjorie Perloff of Standford Universtiy, Ca., will not only talk about her own live in Vienna and her transplantation to the U.S. but also about her new book Edge of Irony: Modernism in the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire, which deals with authors of the interwar period in Vienna.

    [link to invitation]

     School visit APP 24.6.15 1  

    “Studying English at the University of Innsbruck” School visit with the APP, held at the LFU Innsbruck
    Wednesday, June 24, 8-10am
    Workshop on studying English with students of the Gymnasium Adolf Pichler Platz held in the lecture hall A in the main building of the Leopold Franzens University.

    [link to pictures and report]

      The American Citizens Services Section

    Innsbruck, June 18, 2015, 12 noon - 5 pm
    The American Citizen Services provided Consular services such as passport services, birth registration, notary services etc. at the American Corner Innsbruck office.

    [link to report]

    Q&A Consulate 18.6.15 1 

    A Question and Answer Session with Representatives from the U.S. Consulate in Vienna
    Thursday, June 18, 9-10.30 am
    Representatives of the U.S.Consolnate conducted an informal info session with students and anyone planning already or interested in studying/teaching/researching in the U.S. and addressed also specifically visa questions.

    [link to pictures and report]

     Greenan 29.5.15 3

    Meet and Greet with Robert Greenan, Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Vienna
    American Corner Innsbruck, Friday, May 29, 1-2pm
    Mr. Robert Greenan made his first official visit to Innsbruck and invited to an informal meet-and-greet with beverages and home baked American cookies.

    [link to pictures and report]

     Danny Santos 27.5.15 2

    Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos
    Innsbruck, May 27, 2015, 8pm, Kulturgasthaus Bierstindl
    Traveling troubadour and tunesmith Danny Santos is back for a tour in Europe and stopped over in Innsbruck with some oldies and newbies - all of them goodies.

    [link to pictures and report]

     School visit AGI 22.5.15 1

    “Studying English at the University of Innsbruck”
    School visit at the AGI, May 22, 2015
    On May 22, 2015, three American Corner Innsbruck representatives visited Mag. Rosmarie Knoflach’s English class at the Akademisches Gymnasium Innsbruck (AGI). 

    [link to pictures and report]

     Spurr 18.5.15 4

    The Architectural Turn in Contemporary Literature 
    Monday, May 18, 10.15 am, HS 3, Humanities Building
    The ACI and the Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck cordially invite you to a talk by Prof. David Spurr of the English Department of the University of Geneva. Prof. Spurr talked about the newly globalized built envitonment of the 21st century, our times writers preoccupation with it and the oppressive continuity embodied in the seamless connection between architecture, media, capital, and consumer products.

    [link to pictures and report]


    Mind-Games and Cannibalism: Transgressive Elements in NBC's Hannibal
    Monday, May 4, 2015, 10.15 am, HS3 Humanities Building
    Mag Julia Möseneder talked about "Transgressive Behavior in Contemporary U.S. Television" including anti-heros and anti-heroines, and other concepts.

    [link to report]

    Rundquist 27.4.15 1  Governing without a Majority: the Last Two Years of the Obama Administration and the 2016 Presidential Election, Early Thoughts and First Steps

    Monday, April 27, 6pm, Claudiasaal at the ClaudianaIn a short talk followed by a Q&A round, Paul Rundquist talked about the Obama Administation and what it will be able to do in the last 1 1/2 years as well as the upcoming campaigns and the candidates from the perspective of today. 

    [link to pictures and report]

    Rodriguez 23.4.15 3  US-Cuba Reations: Before and Beyond the Cold War

    Thursday, April 23, 6pm, HS7, Humanities BuildingRaúl Rodriguez of the Universidad de La Habana talked about US-Cuba relations before the Cold War, trough the Kennedy era and of the newest changes in the bilateral relations.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Earth Day Picnic 22.4.15 3   2nd Annual Earth Day Picnic 

    Wednesday, April 22, 12am-5pm, Prandtauer Ufer Park across from the Humanities Building
    The American Corner Innsbruck invited to a BYO (bring your own) food and drink picnic in one of Innsbruck's many public parks. Everyone met to enjoy the sun, eat some good food, and discuss our environment. 

    [link to pictures and report]

     Growing up in America 15.4.15 5

    “Growing Up In America” Classroom Visit at Bundesoberrealgymnasium
    Wednesday, March 15th 14:00, BORG Innsbruck
    Workshop with a 4th grade BORG class on their longterm topic growing up. Two American interns of the ACI did a presentation on how it was to grow up in the U.S.

    [link to pictures and report]


    Music and Cultural Visit to the Waldorfschule in Innsbruck with Spencer Bohren
    Spencer's delightful, fun and educational visit to the Waldorschule brought smiles to the faces of students and teachers alike by sharing his unique musical passion with the group. 

    [link to pictures and report]

     Bohren 4.3.15 1

    Blues Night with Spencer Bohren
    Wednesday, March 4, 8pm, Bierstindl Innsbruck
    From traditional Blues to Gospel and Rock, Spencer Bohren knows and loves them all. Travelling with his Gibson Guitar all the way from New Orleans to Austria, he interpreted the traditions and emotions of American Rootsmusic.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Selma 20.2.15 1 

    Movie Screening: "Selma"
    February is Black History Month!  In recognition of Black History Month,  the American Corner Innsbruck with the U.S. Embassy Vienna and invite you to a screening of the movie "Selma", preceded by remarks on the American Civil Rights movement by Mr. John D'Amicantonio from the U.S. Embassy on the American Civil Rights Movement.

    [link to pictures and report]

     Kellee Farmer 27.2.15 1

    Meet and Greet with Ms Kellee Farmer
    Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 5.30pm, Claudiana
    Ms Farmer is the Cultural Attaché to Austria and is coming for her first visit to Tyrol and Innsbruck. Ms Farmer will speak briefly about the branch of diplomatic service and answer questions.

    [link to pictures and report


    Kevin Meisel & the Ragged Glories Live in Concert
    Thursday, November 13, 8 pm, Bogentheater (Viaduktbogen 32)
    Folk, Rock, Roots Rock. Kevin Meisel and his band are an insider tip in Europe! In his homestate Michigan has been a well known singer songwriter for years who has multiple records of which some are melancholy and simple and remind of Bruce Springsteen songs. However, the songs do not lack engery and emotion.

    Escape Conference 1

    Mediterranean Piracy and Narratives about Captivity
    On November 13-14, six international scholars met at the Claudiana in Innsbruck and addressed issues of Mediterranean piracy, diplomacy and slavery in the course of the conference “Perspectives on Northern Africa in the Early Modern Period.” Narratives written by former captives were at the center of attention.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Fireside Chat with Lee Brudvig 12.11.14 1

    "Fireside Chat"
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6 pm, American Corner Innsbruck
    Mr. Lee Brudvig, Deputy Chief of Mission from the U.S. Embassy, met with a delegation from the Model UN Club, Innsrbruck and close friends of the ACI, to discuss and debate the results and possible effects of the recent Mid-Term Election in the U.S.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Junge Uni 4.11.14 3

    12. Aktionstag Junge Uni
    Friday, November 7, 8 am - 2 pm, University of Innsbruck
    The University of Innsbruck opened its doors to young people in order to spark their enthusiasm for different fields of study and interest. More than 30 university departments as well as other institutions affiliated with the university took part and prepared a variety of hands-on activities and tasks to provide the children with insight into their area of expertise, making it possible to explore science and academics in a playful way. 

    [link to pictures and report]

    International Day 4.11. Poster

    International Day at the Claudiana
    The Claudiana — which houses 11 international institutions and centers for area studies — opened its doors and showed the public what it has to offer on International Day. Everyone was invited to find out about studying and doing research abroad, as well as the variety of events that are offered throughout the year.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Bekkaoui Talk 3.11.14 1 

    Muslim Discovery of America
    Monday, November 3, 2014, 10.15 am, HS3 Humanities Building
    The Department of American Studies and the American Corner Innsbruck invite you to a lecture on North African discovery of the New World with a special focus on Oriental women's transatlantic journeys. The talk will be held by Prof. Khalid Bekkaoui of the Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University in Fez, Marroco.

    [link to pictures and report]

    USTA Reception 28.10.14 1

    USTA Reception at the American Corner Innsbruck
    At this small reception, participants of the USTA group had a change to socialize and exchange experiences.

    [link to pictures and report]


    American Citizen Services
    October 23, 2 - 5.30 pm, at the American Corner Innsbruck
    The American Citizen Servives Section will be in Innsbruck to provide consular services (e.g. passport services, birth registration, notarial services etc.). 


    "Do A Roux" Gumbo Workshop
    with Chef Joshua Galliano from the Libertine in St. Louis, Tuesday, October 21 2014, 5-9pm
    This award-winning chef introduced his audience to slow food, how to make a proper southern roux, told them about his ideas of cooking and how he got to be a chef.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Rohleitner 20.10.14 1 

    Queering Aztlán: Key Terms and Current Trends in Chicana/o Literature and Art
    Monday, October 20, 2014, 10.15 am
    Professor Marion Christina Rohrleitner from the University of Texas at El Paso, USA introduced the audience to key terms of Chicana/o Studies and discussed the reappropriation of three central female icons in Mexican and Mexican American culture. She then went on to talk about the increasing popularity of other genres that allow critical comments on U.S. immigration and other current affairs.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Eric Taylor 23.09.14 1 

    Eric Taylor and Band
    Tuesday, September 23rd, 8.45 pm
    Eric Taylor is a master storyteller and has been one of the fines southern songwriters fot the last four decades. He playied a live ACI sponsored gig at Die Bäckerei (Dreiheiligenstraße 21a, 6020 Innsbruck)

    [link to pictures and report]


    Women's Leadership: Visions, Connections, Intentions and Presence
    Wednesday, September 10, at 6 pm
    A roundtable discussion with Sally Helgesen in the Today's Voices series at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna ACI participation via video conference (Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, 1st floor)

     Jazz Wagenleitners 23.7.14 1

    Infomance: Jazz - The Classical Music of Globalization

    Wednesday, July 23, 6pm at the Kaiser-Leopold-Saal, Karl-Rahner Platz 3, Room 203
    Lecture by Reinhold & Günter Wagnleitner, who analyze the musical and cultural background of jazz as a global phenomenon and 20th century "soundtrack". This lecture is part of the lecture series of the UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School 2014 and presented in cooperation with the American Corner Innsbruck.

    [ link to pictures and report]

    Wesner at ACI 21.7.14 1 

    Meet and Greet with the United States Ambassador to Austria, Alexa Wesner, at the American Corner Innsbruck

    Monday, July 21, 5pm at the Galrie Claudiana, Herzog Friedrich Straße 3, 1st floor
    Mrs. Wesner came to speak in front of students and faculty of the University of Innsbruck and the UNO - International Summer School, as well as members of the AAS and other invited guest about entrepreneurship.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Bischof Talk 9.7.14 1   

    Relationships/Beziehungsgeschichten: Austria and the United States in the Twentieth Century

    Thursday, July 9, 6pm at the Galarie Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, 1st floor
    Bookpresentation by Günter Bischof, in which he gave insights into his new book. Bischof is the Marshall Plan Professor of History and Director of the Center Austria at the University of New Orleans, and serves as Academic Director of the UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School 2014.

    [link to pictures and report]

    BFI/ACI 2.5 

    BFI meets ACI

    Meet and greet at the American Corner Office
    June 27, 11 am - 1 pm
    Ms Maria Hitzginger, trainer at the BFI in Innsbruck, came for another visit with one of her groups, to the American Corner 

    [link to pictures and report]

    eLib 16.6. 2 

    eLibrary USA workshop

    Monday, June 16, 5pm-7pm
    Claudiana, Herzog Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck
    John D'Amicantionio of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, gave insights into the use and application of the free of charge, password protected online research database. In these workshops one can learn how to use the databases for meaningful research and how one gets an own password. This tool is very helpful for students, pupils, teachers, and learners of English.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Cinema 1 

    "History of US Cinema"

    Monday, June 16, 8 am – 9.40 am
    BG/BRG Sillgasse, Sillgasse 10, Innsbruck
    Workshop with students of English held by John D'Amicantonio of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna.

    [link to pictures and report]

    White Bread 2 

    White Bread

    Wednesday the 11th of June
    Westbahntheater, Feldstraße 1a, 6020 Innsbruck
    Mia van Leeuwen performed her original theatrical piece “White Bread” at the Innsbruck Westbahntheater in collaboration with theater director Piet Defaeye.

    [link to pictures and report]


    Symposium in Honor of Hans Köchler with a keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Fred Dallmayr on “Taming Leviathan: Towards a Global Ethical Alliance“

    Wednesday, June 11, 5 pm – 7.30 pm
    New Orleans Hall, University of Innsbruck, main building (Innrain 52)

    [link to pictures and report]

    scavenger hunt 8

    ACI meets BFi Scavenger Hunt

    June 6, 8 am - 12.45 pm
    English language learners were taken on the quest of finding out, where they can get, use, and need the language in Innsbruck. The scavenger hunt included visiting the American Corner Innsbruck office.

    [link to pictures and report]

    eLib 5.6. 1

    eLibrary USA workshop with English students

    June 5, 12-1.30 pm, Hörsaal 3, Humanities Building, University of Innsbruck
    The aim of the workshop was, to give students an insight into online research possibilities with a focus on eLibrary USA in their academic research skills course.

    [link to pictures and report]

     Staff Visit to Embassy 1

    Staff Visit to the U.S. Embassy in Vienna

    May 19th, 2014, Boltzmanngasse 16, 1090 Vienna
    Four staff members of the American Corner Innsbruck were invited to visit the U.S. Embassy in Vienna for a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Austria Alexa Wesner and some training in programing, resources, and background on American Corners.

    [link to pictures and report]

    Rhett Power


    Crowdfunding: Will it change the world?

    Tuesday, May 13 at 6 pm
    talk by Rhett Power in the Today's Voices series at the Embassy in Vienna
    ACI participation through video conference (Claudiana, Herzog Friedrich Straße 3, 1st floor)

    [link to pictures and report]

     Pie Baking Trial Run 1

    Pie Baking Workshop Trial Run

    Friday, May 9, 3-6pm
    Länderzentren Kitchen, Herzog Friedrich Straße 3, 6020 Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]

    Earth Day Picnic 4

    Earth Day Picnic 2014

    Tuesday, April 22, 2-5pm
    Public Park at Prandtauer Ufer

    [link to pictures and report]


    4th eLibrary USA Workshop with a Special Focus on Earth Day

    Thursday, April 3, 6pm
    American Corner Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]


    Public Speaking, Diplomacy & Cross-Cultural Business Etiquette
    Workshop with Ms. Marlene Nice, Cultural Attaché at the U.S. Embassy Vienna 
    and Mr. Mike Mueller, Business Development Manager at PeroxyChem

    Friday, March 28, 9.00am-1.45pm
    SR19/SoWi Building (Universitätsstr. 15, 6020 Innsbruck)

    [link to pictures and report


    The Image of the Barbary Corsairs in Scholarly Literature
    Talk by Dr. Magnus Ressel

    March 24, 10.15am
    GeiWi Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]


    U.S. International Trade and Investment Policy
    Talk by Professor Earl H. Fry, Brigham Young Universtiy

    Thursday, March 20
    Hörsaal 2, SoWi

    [link to pictures and report]


    Concert and Workshop with Hugh Moffat

    March 18, 8.30pm
    Die Bäckerei, Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]

    mardi gras

    Mardi Gras Party

    4 March, 1.00pm
    Claudiana, Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]


    USA eLibrary Workshop

    February 12, 2pm
    Coffee Room, GeiWi

    [link to pictures and report]


    First ACI Public Training USA eLibrary Workshop

    Thursday, 23 January, 4pm
    American Corner Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]

    Saints Play-Off

    NFL Second Round Playoffs: New Orleans Saints vs Seattle Seahawks

    11 January, 10.30 pm
    Galway Bay Irish Pub

    [link to pictures and report]

    Christmas Carolling4 

    Christmas Carolling

    11 December, 7pm

    [link to pictures and report]

    Stillman Workshop

    "No Music without Listening!"
    Workshop and Concert with Loren Stillman, Jeff Hirschfield and Scott Lee.

    2/3 December, 2pm
    Borg Musikgymnasium/Mozarteum Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]


    Concert: David Olney & Kamil Szlachta

    2 December, 8.45pm
    Die Bäckerei, Innsbruck

    [link to pictures and report]


    Cinema Corner: Chinatown
    with a special introduction by Dr. John E. Davidson

    November 27, 17:00
    University of Innsbruck, Coffe Room

    [link to report and pictures]

    usa elibrary2

    eLibraryUSA Workshop
    with John D'Amicantonio

    November 26, 14:00
    Besprechungsraum Claudiana

    [link to report and pictures]


    Thanksgiving Dinner

    November 24, 18:00 
    Sieglanger Kirche

    [link to report and pictures]

     Ben Sherman8

    America’s Original People
    by Ben Sherman

    November 18, 19.30/7:30pm in the Aula of the Main University Building, Innrain 52, Innsbruck

    [Link to pictures and more information]


    Fullbright Education USA Event 

    12. November 2013

    [Link to pictures and more information]

    United Nations Day - Model United Nations and American Corner Innsbruck 

    United Nations Day -Model United Nations & American Corner IBK

    Thursday October 24th

    [Link to pictures and more information]

    Valerie Smith Völs 3 

    Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike Girls Concert
    Acoustic Country Night

    16 October 2013, 20:00
    Blumenpark Seidemann, Michelfeld 7, 6176 Völs

    [link to report and pictures]

    Valerie Smith 2

    Music Workshop with Valerie Smith and the Liberty Pike Girls

    15 October 2013, 11:00
    BORG Innsbruck, Fallmerayerstraße 7

    [link to report and pictures]

    Football Night People

    Football Night: New Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears

    6 October 2013, 18:00
    Coffee Room, GeiWi, Innrain 52

    [link to report and pictures]

    David Burstein Skype

    "Fast Future. How the Millennial Generation is Shaping our World"
    Lecture via Video Conference by David D. Burstein

    2 October 2013, 18:00
    American Corner Office, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3

    [link to report and pictures]

    Marlene Nice_Monday Special Talk Series_01 

    Monday Special Lecture Series: 175 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Austria and the U.S.
    22 July 2013, 13:30-15:00, GeiWi, HS 4
    We welcome Marlene Nice, Cultural Attaché at the US Embassy Vienna, to Innsbruck, who will give a lecture on 175 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Austria and the U.S. for the UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School.

    [link to report and pictures]

     Ostendorf Lecture_26

    "New Orleans. Creolization and All That Jazz"
    Lecture by em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Berndt Ostendorf
    17 July 2013, 16:00
    Claudiasaal, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures and report]

     Independence Day BBQ 2013_49

    Independence Day BBQ
    6 July 2013, 15:30, Lanser See
    [link to pictures]

    UNO-Innsbruck Summer 2013 3 

    Opening Ceremony of the University of New Orleans-University of Innsbruck International Summer School
    30 June 2013, 18:00
    The American Corner Innsbruck is honored to welcome U.S. Ambassador to Austria William C. Eacho again to Innsbruck, along with other officials from the U.S. Embassy Vienna.  Ambassador Eacho will speak at the Opening Ceremony of the University of New Orleans-University of Innsbruck International Summer School.  Welcome Mr. Ambassador!
    [link to pictures]


    American Citizen Services
    6 June 2013, 12:30-15:30
    American Corner Innsbruck, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3
    U.S. consular officers from Vienna will be on-site in Innsbruck at the ACI to provice American Citizen Services such as passport applications/renewals, notary services, absentee voting registration, visa issues, special needs, etc. Please be aware that there are charges for some of these services. Credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Diners Club. If cash is paid, exact amounts (in Euro or US$) are needed. For more details on services and charges on certain services, see the Embassy website.

     The New Television Series 03

    "The New Television Series: Replacing the Novel in the 21st Century?"
    Lecture by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mario Klarer
    29 May 2013, 17:00
    Türingsaal, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures]

    BigBandBorg Workshop_37

    Deadly Gentlemen: Modern Bluegrass
    26 May 2013, 20:00
    Die Bäckerei Innsbruck, Dreiheiligenstraße 21a

    This exciting "Experimental Bluegrass" Band from Boston plays Sunday, May 26, at 20.00/8:pm in the Bäckerei and visits music students from the BORG Musikgymnasium and the Mozarteum Innsbruck on Monday morning in an American Corner Innsbruck co-sponsored visit to Innsbruck during their European tour.

    [link to pictures]

    Introducing the Deadly Gentlemen
    The Deadly Gentlemen Cover Woody Guthrie's "All You Fascists Are Bound to Lose"
    The Deadly Gentlemen feat. David Grisman - "Dead Flowers"
    The Deadly Gentlemen cover The Grateful Dead
    The Deadly Gentlemen - "The Kids Don't Stand a Chance"
    Christmas with the Deadly Gentlemen
    Deadly Gentlemen performing Hobo Rockstar
    The Deadly Gentlemen encore feat. Joy Kills Sorrow
    The Deadly Gentlemen - "Touch of Grey"
    Roberta Piket Concert_12 

    Jazz Concert: Roberta Piket/Billy Mintz Duo and Solo
    6 May 2013, 20:00
    Mozarteum Innsbruck, Innrain 15
    Billy Mintz
    Roberta Piket
    link to invite]
    [link to pictures]
    [link to workshop pictures]

    President Obama 2.0: The 2012 Elections and their Aftermath 7

    "President Obama 2.0: The 2012 Elections and their Aftermath."
    Lecture by Professor Alan Draper (St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York)
    29 April 2013, 17:00
    Fakultätssitzungssaal, Sowi 3. Stock Ost
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures and report]

    4x4 Faces Art Opening 2013- 13 

    Art Opening "Four Faces"
    18 April 2013, 18:00
    exhibit of student photographic studies
    Galerie Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, 1st floor up
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures and report]


    Bob Brozman
    25 March 2013, 20:30
    Bäckerei, Kulturbackstube Dreiheiligen
    click here for more information!
    [link to report]

     Lehmann-Haupt lecture 01

    "How to Read 5,000 Books a Year: Reflections of a Daily Book Reviewer."
    Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
    18 March 2013, 18:00
    Saal University of New Orleans, University of Innsbruck Main Building
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures and report]


    "Talking Taxes!"
    Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 11:30
    Türingsaal, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3, 1st floor up
    [link to report]

    175 Years of US-Austrian Diplomatic Relations 18

    175 Years of U.S.-Austrian Diplomatic Relations
    12 March 2013, 18:00
    Aula, Main University Building, Christoph-Probst-Platz, Innrain 52
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures]

    The BigBandBORG Combo performed at this event:
    Freddie Freeloader - Miles Davis

    Turnaround - Ornette Coleman

    So What - Miles Davis

    Mardi Gras 2013_22

    New Orleans style Mardi Gras 2013
    12 Feb 2013, 13:00
    Claudiana, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3
    [link to pictures]

    Inauguration Party 2013-5 

    Inauguration Party
    21 Jan, 17:00
    Thüring Saal, Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3
    [link to invite]
    [link to pictures]

    Jazz Concert: Roberta Piket/Billy Mintz Duo and Solo
    6 May, 20:00
    Mozarteum Innsbruck, Innrain 15
    Billy Mintz
    Roberta Piket
    link to invite]
    [link to pictures]
    [link to workshop pictures]