2018 Puterbaugh Festival: Video of the “Sand” Ballet

Photo from the performance of "Sand" at the University of Oklahoma.

One of the highlights of the 2018 festival was the world premiere of a ballet based on Jenny Erpenbeck’s short story “Sand,” featuring choreography by Boyko Dossev, original music composed by Joshua Tomlinson, and violin soloist Erika Burns. The performance

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The 2018 Puterbaugh Festival Highlights Reel

The 2018 Puterbaugh Festival, March 7–9, 2018, marked the 50th anniversary of the world-famous Puterbaugh tradition at the University of Oklahoma. German author Jenny Erpenbeck visited the OU campus as the 2018 Puterbaugh Fellow. Beginning with an opening-night reception on

The 2018 Puterbaugh Festival in Pictures

Get a glimpse at all that happened at the 2018 Puterbaugh Festival through these galleries showcasing German writer Jenny Erpenbeck’s visit to the University of Oklahoma campus.  

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The 2016 Puterbaugh Festival in Pictures

Alain Mabanckou receiving the 2016 Puterbaugh Pewter Bowl from World Literature Today executive director R.C. Davis

Novelist, poet, essayist, and academic Alain Mabanckou (b. 1966) visited the University of Oklahoma campus from April 6-8 as the 2016 Puterbaugh Fellow. From opening night to the Puterbaugh lecture, OU students participated in a week filled with enriching discussions about literature, translation, and

The 2014 Puterbaugh Festival in Pictures

Andres Neuman signing books

The 2014 Puterbaugh Festival came to a close last Friday evening—take a look back at all of this year’s events in the following photo galleries. The 2014 Puterbaugh Banquet The 2014 Keynote with Andrés Neuman  A Roundtable Conversation: Reading Andrés

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