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The Writing Lives Series An Evening with Novelist Tea Obreht
Date: September 23, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
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As part of The Writing Lives Series, the Heyman Center welcomes author Tea Obreht, author of the bestseller The Tiger's Wife. Obreht will read from her work and be in conversation with Mark Mazower, Director of the Heyman Center.
“L’Encre des savants”—Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene
Date: October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
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Professor Bachir Diagne discusses his latest book, L’encre des savants (The Ink of the Scholars). The book examines African philosophy and the rich literature it has produced, which is presented and discussed through four major questions: ontology and African art, orality and literacy, the concept of time, and African socialisms and human rights.
Trans-Atlantic Celebrity: H.G Wells, Elinor Glyn, and Sarah Bernhardt
Date: October 02, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
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In this talk, three Columbia Professors will discuss three 19th-century European artists whose work had a large influence on literature and film in the Belle Époque.
FIERCE: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero
Date: October 06, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
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On the occasion of the Columbia University Libraries Acquisition of the Archives of Manuel Ramos Otero, Columbia hosts a discussion of the writer's work with Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Fordham University.
The Writing Lives Series Creative Writing Lecture Series: Karen Russell
Date: October 08, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
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Author and School of the Arts alumna Karen Russell will discuss the craft of writing. The event is part of the Heyman Center for the Humanities Writing Lives Series and the Columbia School of the Arts Creative Writing Lecture series.
Discussion of "The Lost Khrushchev" with Author Nina Khrushcheva and Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Date: October 13, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Faculty House
Book talk and discussion with Nina Khrushcheva, author and Associate Professor of International Affairs at the New School, and Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia University. Moderated by Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor Political Science at Barnard College
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