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20179Aug

ASL's Crister Garrett Interviewed by tagesschau on Escalating Crisis in North Korea

American Studies Leipzig Professor Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by Tagesschau about the escalating crisis in North Korea, and the American and international reactions to unfolding developments. The interview can be viewed here: http://www.tagesschau.de/multimedia/video/video-315655.html

20173Jun

ASL's Crister Garrett Interviewed by tagesschau on Trump's Exit from Paris Climate Agreement

ASL's Professor Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by the tagesschau's Ina Böttcher about President Trump's exit from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

In his interview, Professor Garrett addressed the controversy of Trump's decision that essentially goes against 70% of the US' population, as well as an overwhelming majority of American businesses that wish to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement.

201717May

ASL's Professor Crister S. Garrett Interviewed by Deutschlandfunk On Lavrov Visit

ASL's Professors Crister S. Garrett was interviewed by Deutschlandfunk about Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov's visit to the White House and the ensuing complications for Trump's administration.

You can listen to the interview at the link below:

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.

20171Feb

Prof. Crister Garrett fact checking ARD's Hart aber Fair

On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was asked to fact check statements made by guests of the ARD talk show hart aber fair.

Hart aber fair is a talk show where moderator Frank Plasberg discusses current topics of public interest with guests from politics, economics and the society. Together with SWP’s Laura von Daniels, expert on transatlantic trade relations, Prof. Garrett fact checked the recent hart aber fair episode.

20171Feb

Prof. Crister Garrett Interviewed about the Trump Presidency by the Tagesschau

On January 31, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was interview by Kirsten Gerhard from the Tagesschau.

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.

 

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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