by Johannes Goransson on Oct.24, 2011
Amazing Japanese-German writer Yoko Tawada will give a lecture called “Adventures in Foreign Languages” at U of Notre Dame (McKenna Hall) on Wed, Oct 26, at 5-4:40. So if you’re in the area, be sure to stop by. If you’re a graduate student, you might also want to join her workshop on Thursday.
WED, OCT 25, 5:-6:30 PM, McKenna Auditorium:
5:00 – 6:30 Public Lecture: “Adventures of Foreign Languages / Abenteuer der Fremdsprachen / 外国語の冒険”
“I was born into Japanese the way one is thrown into a sack. That is why this language became for me my exterior skin. The German language, on the other hand. I swallowed whole and it has been sitting in my stomach ever since. ” (Yoko Tawada)