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Reading with Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins

Date: 
26. Oct 19:30 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins's reading on Saturday, October 26, 7.30pm! It will take place at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11, 'Auditorium').

Morgan Jerkins will read from her work This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America and engage in a discussion moderated by Senthuran Varatharajah.

20197Aug

Next Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Morgan Jerkins as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2019/20.

20197Aug

Picador Seminars by Morgan Jerkins in the Winter Term 2019/20

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2019/20, Picador Professor Morgan Jerkins will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Black Women and Their Interior Lives in Literature 

Tuesdays, 11am-1pm, GWZ 3.5.15

201923Jul

Picador Professor Josh Weil Interviewed by LVZ

Current Picador Professor Josh Weil was recently interviewed by the Leipziger Volkszeitung about his past few months in Germany. Among other topics, he talks about his impressions of living in Leipzig and Saxony, his literary interest in Russia, current politics, and his teaching experiences at ASL. You can read the full interview (in German) on the LVZ website.

Picador Reading on Literature – Civil Society – Diversity

Date: 
15. Apr 17:00 - 19:00

Over the past several years, 25 authors have come to Leipzig as Picador Guest Professors for Literature, teaching creative writing at the Institute for American Studies and engaging in a dialogue on US literature with the wider public.

201920Mar

Next Picador Professor Josh Weil

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Josh Weil as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2019.

201920Mar

Picador Seminars by Josh Weil in the Summer Term 2019

As part of his tenure in the summer term of 2019, Picador Professor Josh Weil will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Wide Horizon: The Role of the Western in American Literature

Tuesdays, 3-5pm, GWZ 3.5.15

201830Nov

Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel Reads from Her Work

On November 26, Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel read from her work at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. After an introduction by ASL's Prof. Pisarz-Ramirez, Jan Wilm, literary critic, translator and literary scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen, gave  his impressions of Pimentel's work and warmly welcomed her in Leipzig once more. 

 

201819Nov

Former Picador Professor Daniel Peña Interviewed by ASL Student

Daniel Peña, who was Picador Guest Professor for Literature in the winter term of 2017/18, was featured in an interview for Rice University's undergraduate literary magazine R2: The Rice Review. The interview was conducted by ASL student Mascha Lange, who spent a semester abroad in Houston.

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