Speech

  • Dubravka Ugresic delivered her 2016 Neustadt keynote to hundreds of high school and college students.
    Dubravka Ugrešić delivered her 2016 Neustadt keynote lecture to hundreds of high school and college students in Norman, Oklahoma. After watching the world premiere of the staged adaptat...
  • Mia Couto delivering his acceptance speech.
       By Mia Couto
    One of the most prominent writers in Portuguese-speaking Africa, Mia Couto was born in 1955 in Beira, Mozambique. Couto studied medicine and biology in Maputo and began his literary career d...
  • 受奖辞 Translator's note: Duo Duo has always insisted that a poet should speak through his poetry instead of through any explanatory prose. Keeping true to this belief, Duo Duo gave a brief yet high...
  •   Photo by Simon Hurst When she received the NSK Prize at the University of Oklahoma in September 2011, Virginia Euwer Wolff's poignant acceptance speech traced the influences that led her to wri...
  •    By Han Shaogong
      When he visited the University of Oklahoma in February 2011 to receive the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, Han Shaogong delivered the following remarks upon acceptance of the prize....