Nancy Campbell in conversation with Florian Werner
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event »The Library of Ice« has been canceled.
Nancy Campbell, Salvador Plascencia and Svenja Gräfen in conversation
This event took place on June 8 at Galerie für Zeitgenössiche Kunst in Leipzig.
Samuel Fischer Guest Professor Nancy Campbell met Picador Guest Professor Salvador Plascencia for a conversation about the art of writing and the interplay of design and literature. Svenja Gräfen hosted the conversation that took place on June 8 at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig. More about the event on picadorprof.de.
The event is a collaboration between the Samuel Fischer Guest Professorship and the Picador Guest Professorship and took part for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Samuel Fischer Guest Professorship. Partners of #sfischerprof are: Freie Universität Berlin, DAAD, S. Fischer and Holtzbrinck Berlin - Inspire Together.
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We are delighted to announce that Scottish writer Nancy Campbell will be the Samuel Fischer Guest Professor for the upcoming summer semester. On May 4, she will give her public lecture »Hot Metal Frozen Paper« at the Peter Szondi Institute for General and Comparative Literature at Freie Universität Berlin. More information about the lecture is available here and you can find more information on Nancy Campbell here.
On November 30, Xiaolu Guo and Divya Ghelani discussed craft, language, humour, and home in Guo's novels and shared personal experiences as writers. The conversation took place at daadgalerie Berlin.
A conversation between Lina Meruane (Chile-USA) and Priya Basil (UK-Germany) about how increasing attention to female characters in their early fiction made them aware of gender troubles and about how, later on, becoming feminists influenced their non-fiction writing. Conversation in English. Click here for the recording on YouTube.
The 20th FIND took place in Berlin from September 29 to October 10! Part of the festival is the Schaubühne production »Qui a tué mon père« (»Who killed my father«) by our former Samuel Fischer Guest Professor Édouard Louis, which Thomas Ostermeier brought to the stage together with the author. In this production, Éduoard Louis was on stage for the first time as a performer of one of his texts.
Nancy Campbell and Salvador Plascencia in conversation with Svenja Gräfen at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst
Xiaolu Guo 郭小櫓 in conversation with Divya Ghelani at Literaturhaus Berlin
Lina Meruane in conversation with Priya Basil at Literaturhaus Berlin