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Rilke and Music

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:45
Regensburg
Rainer Maria Rilke

Delighted to be presenting some of my new research on Rilke, listening and music by giving a keynote at the upcoming event on Rilke und die Musikalität in Regensburg in June.

An Evening of Poetry in Translation

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 19:00
Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, 9 West Road Cambridge

An Evening of Poetry in Translation

An Evening of Poetry in Translation

5 Jun 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Venue: Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, 9 West Road Cambridge

A special evening of poetry in translation with local, UK-based writers, and visiting German poet Ulrike Almut Sandig.

The Self in Verse. Exploring Autobiographical Poetry

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 12:00
St Hilda's College, Oxford
Ulrike Draesner and Karen Leeder at Lingumania! (2017) discussing bilingualism (c) John Cairns

I shall be talking with colleagues from Germany and the UK and with practising poets about the construction of selves in poetry

The Self in Verse. Exploring Autobiographical Poetry

Conference organised by Dr Johannes Goerbert and Dr Martin Kindermann,
(Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, Freie Universitat Berlin) and Dr Georgina Paul, St Hildas College, Oxford.

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Talking about Lateness and German Poetry in R3 The Verb 20 Jan 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 18:00

On tonight's Verb, the early Ian McMillan ( a man who is never knowingly late ) welcomes lovers of literary lateness into the Verb studio. He explores the power of the deadline for writers, the idea of lateness as a gambling addiction, the impact of a line delivered late on stage, the attraction German poets have felt towards the idea of lateness, and the pleasures and work of 'late' song - otherwise known as the lullaby with Phil Jupitus, Karen Leeder, Ira Lightman, Any Miller, Holly Pester

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