Monday, May 17, 2021
Reading and Discussion with Novelist Glenn Patterson
5:00 pm CESTGlenn Patterson is a novelist from Belfast, and the Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's University. He has written about the politics and society of Northern Ireland in the essay collections Lapsed Protestant and Here’s Me Here, and in his most recent non-fiction book, on the consequences of Brexit, Backstop Land. He is the author of ten novels, including The International, The Mill for Grinding Old People Young and Gull, and is a screenwriter and documentary maker. At this event, he will read from Backstop Land and from his latest novel, Where Are We Now?
A cooperation between Bard College Berlin, Literary Field Kaleidoscope, and the Centre for British Studies at Humboldt University
Prof. Gesa Stedman (Humboldt University)
Prof. Catherine Toal (Bard College Berlin)
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