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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.

Houston - We Have a Reading: A Literary Space Odyssey

Date: 
30. Oct 18:00 - 31. Oct 02:00

Lange Leipziger Lesenacht and HALLE 14 cordially invite you to their free event "Houston - We Have A Reading" at Baumwollspinnerei on October 30th. You can expect literary speed dating, cookies, music, poetry, readings, and a documentary with authors from the US and Germany. Our very own Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel will be there and many other fascinating authors, too. 

This is their exciting program:

Reading with Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel

Date: 
26. Nov 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel's reading on Monday, November 26, 7pm! It will take place at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11), in the 'Blackbox' (Neubau).

Sasha Pimentel will read from her work and, in a discussion moderated by Jan Wilm, will talk about "Bodies, Borders, and Our Spaces Between Boundaries." The event is free and open to the public.

201830Aug

Next Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Sasha Pimentel as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2018/19.

201830Aug

Picador Seminars by Sasha Pimentel in the Winter Term 2018/19

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2018/19, Picador Professor Sasha Pimentel will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Contemporary Poetries That Sing from U.S. Histories and Ahistories

Wednesdays, 3-5pm, GWZ 3.5.15

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