Marbach Weekend Seminar/Workshop

Contact: Paul Michael Lützeler

Topic: New East German literature

To be taught by Prof. Birgit Dahlke from Humboldt University in Berlin. Two East German Writers (Durs Gruenbein and Angela Krauss) will also give readings.

DLA-Weekend Seminar in Marbach

Fifteen DLA travel grants (up to Euro 1.000 each) for advanced U.S. or Canadian graduate students, post docs, and assistant professors participating in the weekend seminar on the topic of  “Neue ostdeutsche Literatur” from June 6-8, 2013 in the Deutsche Literaturarchiv (DLA) in Marbach/Germany. The seminar will be taught by Birgit Dahlke, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, on books by Durs Grünbein, Lutz Seiler, Christoph Hein, Angela Krauss, and Christa Wolf. Durs Günbein and Angela Krauss will do readings during the seminar. Further lecture by the publishing expert Petra Hardt (Suhrkamp, Berlin). Room and board during the seminar will be covered by the DLA. The seminar is organized in connection with the Suhrkamp-Forschungskolleg at the DLA and is supported by the State Government of Baden-Württemberg. Application deadline: March 15, 2013. Email application to: Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler, Washington University in St. Louis: