in 1960 in Tokyo, Yoko Tawada first traveled to Germany in 1979 with
the Trans-Siberian Railway and has lived there since 1982. She writes in
German and Japanese. Her plays, poems, stories, and novels have won her
numerous prestigious awards, including the Goethe Medal, the Kleist
Prize, and most recently a National Book Award for Translated Literature.
Yoko Tawada will read from her latest novel, Paul Celan und der chinesische Engel,
and other works. A discussion will follow with questions by students from Macalester and from RWTH University Aachen.
IN GERMAN - Anyone is welcome, and students in German Intermediate I and on will be able to enjoy the program. Click on the following to register and a personalized link will be sent to you.