Tag: Literature

The Letters of Samuel Beckett

A words-and-music evening to mark the publication of the fourth and final volume of The Letters of Samuel Beckett: 1966-1989, which shows the author struggling to cope with ever-growing international fame (he won the Nobel Prize in 1969), producing some...

/ December 12, 2016

The House of Seven Winds: Vasyl Makhno’s Portrait

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, for a screening of The House on Seven Winds: Vasyl Makhno’s Portrait. Filmed over the course of a season, this film portraying the life and thoughts of Ukrainian poet,...

/ December 6, 2016

Konundrum: Selected Prose of Franz Kafka

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by award-winning translator, writer, and editor Peter Wortsman of Konundrum: Selected Prose of Franz Kafka. He will be joined by Tess Lewis to discuss the release of his new translation of Kafka’s short prose. In this new selection and...

/ December 2, 2016

France, Story of a Childhood

Zahia Rahmani, in conversation with Madeleine Dobie To RSVP, please click here. This moving tale of imprisonment and escape, persecution and loss, is narrated by the daughter of an alleged Harki, an Algerian soldier who fought for the French during...

/ November 17, 2016

Shevchenko and Italy

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Giovanna Brogi (Associazione Italiana di Studi Ucraini). Taras Shevchenko never was in Italy, but many echoes of Italian literature and art are to be found in...

/ November 15, 2016

French Literature in the Making: Élisabeth Roudinesco in conversation with Olivier Barrot

Élisabeth Roudinesco is a renowned historian and psychoanalyst. Serving as research director at Université Paris VII-Diderot and former member of the École Freudienne de Paris, she is a biographer of Jacques Lacan and Sigmund Freud. She has worked on the...

/ November 14, 2016

Irish Arts Center’s PoetryFest

Irish Arts Center’s eighth annual PoetryFest showcases an array of top poets from Ireland and the U.S. Come for three days of readings, conversations, and signings not only to celebrate the kinship between Irish and U.S. poetry, but also for...

/ November 4, 2016

The Tom Quinlan Lecture in Poetry: Kate Miller

For the fifth year, Glucksman Ireland House will welcome the winner of one of the poetry world’s most coveted prizes, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for First Full Collection as judged by a select committee at Queens University...

/ November 3, 2016

Is that Kafka? 99 Finds

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by Reiner Stach from his recent nonfiction book Is that Kafka? 99 Finds, followed by a conversation between the author and the acclaimed translator of the book, Kurt Beals. In the course of...

/ October 28, 2016