Topic of the evening: What Is a Feuilleton?

What Is a Feuilleton?
What Is a Feuilleton?

Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Department of German at NYU will present a conversation between Daniel Kehlmann and Adam Soboczynski on the topic "What Is a Feuilleton?" on Tuesday, December 6, at 6 p.m. A free public event, the discussion will take place at Deutsches Haus at 42 Washington Mews (at the corner of University Pl.), New York, N.Y.

Daniel Kehlmann
is the Eberhard Berent Goethe Chair at NYU's Department of German. Kehlmann has been honored with numerous awards, including the Candide-Preis (2005), Kleist-Preis (2006), Heimito von Doderer-Preis (2006), WELT-Literaturpreis (2007), Per-Olov-Enquis-Preis (2008), Thomas-Mann-Preis (2008), Prix Cévennes du roman européen (2010), and most recently the Nestroy-Theaterpreis (2012). His publications include the novels Du hättest gehen sollen (2016), F (2013), Ruhm (2009), Die Vermessung der Welt (2005), and Ich und Kaminski (2003) and the books of essays Kommt, Geister (2014), Lob (2010), and Wo ist Carlos Montufar? (2005). Daniel Kehlmann lives in New York and Berlin.

Adam Soboczynski is the head of the culture and feature section (“Feuilleton”) at DIE ZEIT. Soboczynski has been honored with numerous awards, including the Axel-Springer-Preis (2005), Deutsch-Polnischer Journalistenpreis (2005), and Förderpreis zum Ernst-Robert-Curtius-Preis (2013). His publications include books on Heinrich von Kleist and literary works: Fabelhafte Eigenschaften (2015), Glänzende Zeiten (2010), Die schonende Abwehr verliebter Frauen (2008), and Polski Tango. Eine Reise durch Deutschland und Polen (2006). Adam Soboczynski lives in Berlin and Hamburg.

If you would like to attend, please send an email to deutscheshaus.rsvp@nyu.edu. Space at Deutsches Haus is limited; please arrive ten minutes prior to the event. Thank you!

What is a Feuilleton? is a DAAD-sponsored event.