Dead as a Dodo? Why Literature Matters in Times of Migration and Unrest | University of Oxford

Dead as a Dodo? Why Literature Matters in Times of Migration and Unrest

Speaker
Ulrike Draesner
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:00
Venue
New College
Holywell Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BN
Venue details

McGregor Matthews Room, New College

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

For anyone who is interested in how literature preserves knowledge that would otherwise be lost, or is curious to learn how by the use of the un-real we manage to handle reality; anyone who will enjoy seeing Scheherazade being replaced by an utterly useful camel; anyone who never understood (read) Raymond Federman’s pasta-novel, and wants to enjoy a polyglot evening in simple English including a dictionary of travelling words.