Award-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen continues to gain recognition for his bold, elegant, and fiercely honest writing. His remarkable debut novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2016 and made the finalist list for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner award. His collection of short stories titled The Refugees w...
2017/2018 Lecture Series
James B. Stewart (DATE CHANGE)
“Truth Matters: How Fake News and False Statements Undermine America”
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, 6:30pm (Please note: this lecture date has changed from the originally published date of Oct 12)
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project The Unreliable Narrator.
“Protect What We Eat”
Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project Bees.
Ruth Reichl’s lecture has been generously sponsored by Susan and Ron Greenspan.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
“An Evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen”
Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project This Land is Whose Land?
Viet Thanh Nguyen’s lecture is presented in partnership with The Community Library and has been generously supported by an anonymous gift and Marcia & Don Liebich.
Free Student Humanities Club tickets are provided through the generous support of Robin Leavitt and Terry Friedlander for lecture series, performing arts events and Company of Fools staged readings.
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LECTURE: Viet Thanh Nguyen “An Evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen”
Thursday, March 8, 6:30 pm
FREE PANEL DISCUSSION: Whose Land Is It?
Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 pm
What is our responsibility to refugees? How are refugees welcomed and contributing to our society? Join moderator Tom Michael, General Manager of Boise State Public Radio, and panelists Shawn Barigar, Mayor of the City of Twin Falls; Zeze Rwasama, Director of Twin Falls Refugee Center; photographer Angie Smit...