A Night in the Arms of Kafka
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A NIGHT IN THE ARMS OF KAFKA: CONVERSATION HOUR + DRINKS
A Night in the Arms of Kafka with ANU’s Dr Russell Smith, presented in partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany explores the life and works of this remarkable writer embraced by numerous countries, followed by a performance of one of his literary works. Embassy representatives Ondřej Boháč (Czech Republic) and Jens Hoch (Germany) join in the conversation with Russell Smith adding contextual and personal perspectives. You’re welcome from 6.15 with a 6.30pm start to a night of all things Kafka at The Street. Enjoy a Kafka inspired beverage and performance of Metamorphosis adapted by Steven Berkoff.
Dr Russell Smith
Dr Russell Smith lectures in Modernist Literature and Literary Theory at the ANU. He has published widely on modernist literature and visual art, especially the work of Samuel Beckett. In September 2018 he organised an international conference at the National Film and Sound Archive to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Way back in the day he wrote his Honours thesis on Kafka, and continues to teach Kafka stories in undergraduate and Honours courses at ANU.
Click here to book for the evening performance of Metamorphosis and the Kafka experiance.
FOYER | UNRESERVED | 60 MINUTES