May 27, 2015

#MoviesOmU: English language and other non-dubbed version showings in Leipzig, May 28-June 3

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Here's our regular Wednesday listing of movies being shown in English and other original languages at Leipzig cinemas for the next seven days. This week marks the beginning of the Sommerkino auf der Feinkost, with a huge screen set up at the Feinkost complex in Südvorstadt for the summer evenings. In the city center, this

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Leipzig Events: Asia in the African imaginary and from the perspective of a South African scholar, June 3

A very well-accomplished but apparently quite modest fellow glocal will be speaking in Leipzig on Wednesday, June 3. It's the inaugural lecture of Prof. Scarlett Cornelissen, the recently appointed Leibniz Professor at Leipzig University's Research Academy. It's entitled "Asia in the African Scholarly Imaginary," and sounds intriguing to me, so I'll be there. The

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#WeeklyHaiku: Bird

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Clawed me with wildness/ Scar lasted way beyond flight/ Cage closed to return (Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)

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