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20182Jan

Picador Professor Daniel Pena Reads From His Work and Discusses Climate Change

On November 30, 2017, current Picador Professor at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig University, Daniel Peña, read from his work and engaged in a discussion with Prof. Crister S. Garrett, and Dr. Jacob Schewe from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research about the increasing impact and dangers of climate change.

 

Picador Reading with Daniel Pena

Date: 
30. Nov 19:00 - 21:00

Please join us for Picador Professor Daniel Peña's reading at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11) on Thursday, November 30, 7pm!

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

20178Sep

Picador Seminars by Daniel Pena in the Winter Term 2017/18

As part of his tenure in the winter term of 2017/18, Picador Professor Daniel Peña will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig. Please note that these courses will partly take place as block seminars, since they start slightly later and end sooner than the official semester dates. See below for further information, and if you have questions beyond that, please contact the professorship's coordinator, Stefan Schubert.

20178Sep

Next Picador Professor Daniel Pena

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Daniel Peña as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2017/18.

20177Sep

ASL Offers New BA Professional Skills Modules for Creative Writing

Starting with the winter term of 2017/18, ASL will offer two new professional skills modules (Schlüsselqualifikationsmodule) for creative writing, taught by the Picador Guest Professor for Literature. The new modules, "Creative Writing: Imagining America" (in the winter) and "Creative Writing: Envisioning America" (in the summer), will allow students to gain insights into the practices and deeper intricacies of creative writing as part of their regular curriculum.

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.

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