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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Lecture Series on Anglo-German Matters 2020/21 December

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1 December 2020

Time: 6:30pm
Speaker: Lars Iyer (Newcastle University)
Venue: Online

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Nietzsche, Music and the ‘Burbs

Lars Iyer teaches Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where he formerly taught philosophy. He has written several novels on philosophical themes from European philosophy set in contemporary Britain. He is best known for Spurious, Dogma and Exodus – a trilogy – which explored the ideas of Gershom Scholem, Franz Kafka and other Jewish modernist thinkers. His latest novel, Nietzsche and the Burbs, was published in 2020. Read a review here: https://stingingfly.org/review/nietzsche-and-the-burbs/.