About the Event
German author and Georg Büchner Prize winner Felicitas Hoppe will read from her latest work in German.
Free and open to all. Reception to follow.
Co-sponsored by the Department of German and Russian, the Medieval Institute, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
Organized by Judith Benz, Teaching Professor of German and Faculty Fellow at the Medieval Institute, Faculty Fellow at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
Related Event "A Conversation with Felicitas Hoppe"
Wednesday, March 16th at 4:00 p.m. (128 Decio Faculty Hall)
Felicitas Hoppe will discuss the use of medievalism in her work in English followed by an audience Q&A session.
About the Speaker
Born in Hameln, Germany, Felicitas Hoppe is a celebrated author of short stories, novels, children’s books, translations, and feature articles. Her novels include Hoppe (2012) and Prawda: Eine amerikanische Reise [Pravda: An American Trip] (2018). Her many accolades include the most prestigious prize in German literature, the Georg Büchner Prize in 2012, and the first Großer Preis des Deutschen Literaturfonds in 2020.
Hoppe is a member of the German Academy for Language and Poetry. She was the Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College, and has held other visiting positions at several other universities including the University of Innsbruck, the University of Augsburg, Georgetown University, and the University of Hamburg.