german literature

February 21: German poet Jan Wagner at the University of Liverpool

German poet Jan Wagner will give a lecture in English at 6pm on Tuesday 21 February in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Jan Wagner is on of the outstanding German poets of our time. In his lecture, he will look at influence and the exchange of poetic ideas across borders. Wagner[…]

Defying Dementia: Austrian author Arno Geiger at Lancaster University on January 26

Arno Geiger’s gripping memoir The Old King in his Exile dwells on the story of the author’s father who is suffering from Alzheimer’s and his efforts to reach out to him. As conventional communication fails, new forms of sharing and understanding have to be found. This honest account of a taboo subject raises unavoidable questions[…]

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