PARATAXE SYMPOSIUM V: Ex oriente
Ex oriente Reading and conversation with Aly Cha, Kevin Chen and Le Minh Ha
Moderation: Meike Schlüter
Speaker: Bastienne Voss
It is well known that literature in Berlin is not just written in German. The fact that the Vietnamese guest workers in East Berlin were influential along with the Turkish immigrants for West Berlin also means they know well beyond the German capital.
The Asian immigrants of Berlin have shaped and shaped our city life decisively for decades, but strangely, almost nothing is known about their diverse literary life. Why this is so, and which authors and styles of Asian languages enrich Berlin's literary life today, we explore with a new parataxe-
Symposium and Participants: Dagmar Yu-Dembski, Dong Li, Tsou Yung-Shan, Yi Meng Wu, Chun Shu, Lea Schneider, Truong Hong Quang, Vo Thi Hao, The Dung, Karin Kalisa, Dang-Lanh Hoang, Pham Ky Dang, Martin Jankowski, Rajvinder Singh, Eva Streifeneder, Yoko Tawada, Dasom Yang, Senthuran Varatharajah.
In addition to thematic panels on the diversity and presence of Asian literature in Berlin, there will be an opportunity for exchange and a final reading with Kevin Chen, Le Minh Ha and Aly Cha, moderated by Meike Schlüter.
location & access
airport Tegel (TXL)
airport Schönefeld (SXF)