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SAVE THE DATE: Next Picador Reading with Hilary Leichter on July 1

We cordially invite you to our upcoming Picador reading with current Picador Professor Hilary Leichter. The reading will take place on Friday, July 1 at 7 pm at Galerie für Zeitgenössiche Kunst (Leipzig). More infos soon. 

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UPDATED rooms for Hilary Leichter's classes

Both of Hilary Leichter’s classes will take place in room 3515 (GWZ, Beethovenstr. 15, “Glaskasten”). You can find the room by going up to the fifth floor and walking down the hallway across the elevators, left of the letter boxes.

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Article on Picador Professor Don Mee Choi's Stay at ASL

Janes Behr, student assistant for PR at Leipzig University, has written an article on current Picador Guest Professor Don Mee Choi’s stay at American Studies Leipzig. You can read the article here.

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TRANSLATION, POETRY, RESISTANCE - Hybrid Event with Picador Professor Don Mee Choi

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10. Feb 19:00 to 22:00

Don Mee Choi will talk about being a Picador Guest Professor in Leipzig, her book »DMZ Colony« (Wave Books, 2020) and the art of translating lyrics with poet and translator Uljana Wolf and host Sung Un Gang.

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Next Picador Professor Hilary Leichter

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Hilary Leichter as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2022. (Photo Credit: Sylvie Rosokoff)

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Picador Seminars by Hilary Leichter in the Summer Term 2022

As part of her tenure in the summer term of 2022, Picador Professor Hilary Leichter will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

American Surrealism

Wednesdays, 11am-1pm, (classroom tba)

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Next Picador Reading with Don Mee Choi on Dec 1, 2021

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01. Dec 19:00 to 20:30

Please join us for Picador Professor Don Mee Choi’s reading, “War, Resistance, Poetry,” on Wednesday, December 1 at 7pm! Don Mee Choi will read from her books Hardly War and DMZ Colony. The reading will be followed by a conversation with scholar and podcaster Sung Un Gang on writing, translating, and her time as a Picador Guest Professor. The event will be held in English and streamed on YouTube (please click here). The event is free and open to the public.

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Picador Guest Professor Don Mee Choi Wins MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Current Picador guest professor Don Mee Choi has been named as one of the 2021 MacArthur Fellows. The MacArthur Fellowship (sometimes called the MacArthur “Genius grants”) is awared annually to 20-30 people by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.” It is considered oe the most prestigious awards for intellectual and artistic achievement in the United States.

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Picador Seminars by Don Mee Choi in the Winter Term 2021/22

As part of her tenure in the winter term of 2021/21, Picador Professor Don Mee Choi will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Asian American Poetry

Tuesday, 3 - 5 pm, GWZ 3516

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Next Picador Professor Don Mee Choi

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Don Mee Choi as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2021/22.

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