[Postponed] Matheson Lecture and Reception with Johannes Göransson: "In Defense of Mimicry: Poetry in Translation"
Johannes Göransson is an associate professor in the English Department at the University of Notre Dame.
Colloquium with Max Kade Writer, Felicitas Hoppe: "Der autofiktionale Roman: Zum Beispiel "Hoppe"
Felicitas Hoppe, born in Hameln in 1960, lives as a writer in Berlin and Leuk. Since 1996 she has published short stories, novels, children's books and feuilletons; she also works as a translator. The novel Hoppe was published in 2012. Her novel Pravda was published in spring 2018
Paul Michael Lützeler's Retirement Reception & Lecture
On the occasion of his retirement, Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler, Director of the Max Kade Center for Contemporary German Literature, will give the lecture: “John Brown v. Jim Crow: Doctorow's Ragtime and Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas (In Memory of James E. McLeod)” Words of congratulations, praise, and commemoration by Lynne Tatlock and Peter Stephan Jungk.
Reading with Hengameh Yaghoobifarah
The Center for the Humanities Reading Group “Comparative Readings of LGBTQ+ Literature in German” (Conveners: Christian Schuetz, Franzi Finkenstein) invites you to join for a discussion of Hengameh’s 2021 debut novel Ministerium der Träume (English: Ministry of Dreams) published by Blumenbar/Aufbau Verlag. Hengameh will be reading the novel’s first chapter in English and some other passages in German, followed by a Q&A and discussion in English. Please note: this is a Zoom event.
German and Comparative Literature Commencement Celebration
Join us to celebrate our graduating German and Comparative Literature students!