“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis

 

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NEW AWARD

2020-21 Berlin Prize Fellow, American Academy in Berlin

NEW ESSAY

"Fresh Air: Thomas Mann and the Literature of Contagion," The Berlin Journal 34 (2020-2021), 58-59.

FORTHCOMING BOOK

Clairvoyant of the Small: The Life of Robert Walser
Forthcoming May 25, 2021 from Yale University Press

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 29, 2020
Translation as Storytelling
Ellen Maria Gorrissen Lecture
The American Academy in Berlin
Online
7:30 p.m. CET / 2:30 p.m. ET