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20117Oct

Picador Classes to Start One Week Later

The seminars by Picador Guest Professor Porochista Khakpour will begin one week, i.e. in the week of 17. October.

201119Sep

Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour Reflects on 9/11 in the New York Times

New Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour has recently been engaged in a number of activities which reflect upon the 10-year anniversary of 9/11.

201119Sep

Hurry Up to Sign up for the Picador Courses

Dear Students,

please note that there are only a few spots left in Porochista Khakpour's seminars. If you wish to participate in the seminar, please send an e-mail to florian.bast@uni-leipzig.de

201122Aug

Announcing the new Picador Seminars

ASL is proud to announce the seminars taught by Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour.

Check them out here, and then hurry to sign up!

201122Aug

Seminars by Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour

Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour will be teaching the following seminars in the upcoming WS 2011/2012


The Hyphenated American: Contemporary American Immigrant Narratives

Mondays, 1-3 pm, GWZ 2 5.16

20113Jun

Next Picador Professor Porochista Khakpour

American Studies Leipzig is honored to announce Porochista Khakpour as the holder of the Picador Guest Professorship for Literature in the winter term of 2011/12.

Porochista Khakpour was born in Tehran in 1978 and raised in the Greater Los Angeles area.

20111Jun

Showing the World to Others - Shannon Cain Reads From Her Current Project

Last week, American Studies Leipzig welcomed about 40 guests at Skala Leipzig who all came to listen to Picador Professor Shannon Cain. During her reading on May 26, she introduced her current project Tuscon the Novel: An Experiment in Literature and Civil Discourse, a political novel Cain publishes in the tradition of serialization. For this, Cain gets up in front of the Tuscon city council to read three-minute installments oft he story every week.

Reading by Picador Professor Shannon Cain

Date: 
26. May 20:00 - 23:00

American Studies Leipzig cordially invites you to a reading by the current Picador Professor for Literature Shannon Cain on Thursday, 26 May 2011 at the Skala/Schauspiel Leipzig.

201126Apr

Picador Anthology now also Accepting Previously Published Works

Attention, creative writers!

The Picador Anthology, edited by current Picador Professor Shannon Cain, is now also accepting submissions of previously published work.

Find the updated Call for Submission here.

201116Apr

Call for Submissions - The Picador Anthology

Attention, authors of fiction! ASL and current Picador Professor Shannon Cain are asking for submissions to an anthology of fiction about popular culture, which will be edited as part of Professor Shain's class "Creative Writing and Literary Publishing." You can find the Call for Submissions here.

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