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201731Jul

Picador Professor Tom Drury Posts Short Story on Twitter

As part of his Picador Professorship at American Studies Leipzig, the author Tom Drury took over the professorship's official Twitter account for a few hours on July 26 and posted a series of tweets that, together, form the short story "The Patron Saint of Rabies." If you missed how the story was live-tweeted, you can still reread it in its entirety on Twitter.

201711May

Picador Professor Tom Drury Discusses and Reads from His Novels

On May 2, current Picador Professor Tom Drury read a selection from his extensive 'Midwest trilogy' encompassing his novels The End of VandalismHunts in Dreams, and his most recent book, Pacific. The reading was held at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, in cooperation with Klett-Cotta and the Holtzbrinck Veranstaltungsforum. The reading saw up to 50 guests in attendance and was moderated by the director of the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig University, Prof. Crister S.

201723Feb

Next Picador Professor Tom Drury

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Tom Drury as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2017.

201723Feb

Picador Seminars by Tom Drury

Picador Professor Tom Drury will teach two classes in the summer term of 2017:

Town & Country: Rural Spaces in American Fiction

Mondays, 3-5 pm, GWZ 3 5.15
 

Picador Reading with Tom Drury

Date: 
02. May 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Tom Drury's reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11) on Tuesday, May 2, 7pm!

You can find out more about Prof. Drury's works and activities on his faculty page. More information about the event can be found in the attached poster.

201716Jan

Picador Professor Paul La Farge Gives Two "Picador at School" Workshops

Current Picador Professor, author of the upcoming novel The Night Ocean, Paul La Farge held two "Picador at School" workshops at the University of Leipzig and at the Reclam Gymnasium.

201716Jan

Picador Professor Paul La Farge Read from his Novel at the English Theatre in Berlin

Current holder of the Picador Guest Professorship for Literature, Paul La Farge, held a reading of his upcoming novel, The Night Ocean, at the English Theater in Berlin on January 9. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Berlin and the Holtzbrinck Veranstaltungsforum.

 

Reading with Picador Professor Paul La Farge in Berlin

Date: 
09. Jan 19:00 - 21:00

Picador Professor Paul La Farge will give a public reading at the English Theatre Berlin on Monday, January 9, at 7pm.

For more details, please see the website of the English Theatre. More information about Prof. La Farge's works and activities can be found on his faculty page.

201615Dec

Video: Picador Reading with Paul La Farge

You can now watch the Picador Reading with current Picador Professor Paul La Farge in its entirety on YouTube, link below:

Reading and Discussion with Picador Professor Paul La Farge

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20168Dec

[VIDEO] Picador Professor Justin Torres Discusses his Novel and Writing Process

You can now watch the video from Picador Professor Justin Torres' reading at the link below: 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp9rn1D63Is

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