„You will enter a terrain where truth and falsehood no longer mean what brought you here.”
Bernardo Carvalho, Nine Nights
Literatures of the World
The Samuel Fischer Visiting Professorship for Literature was established on the initiative of Prof. Dr. Gerd Mattenklott at the beginning of the summer term 1998. It is funded by S. Fischer publishers, Freie Universität Berlin, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Veranstaltungsforum Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. Each semester an author is invited to teach at the Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature. In addition to a seminar at the Freie Universität Berlin public readings and events with the guest professors are organized in Berlin and other German cities.
QUOTATION MARK Always in poetry.Without fear.Without border!
21 January 2019 - In our salon for literature US-Author Sasha Pimentel and Caribbean author Louis-Philippe Dalembert spoke with the translator and literary scholar Jan Wilm about their own work and also about their favorite books.