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.

Ruth Reichl
“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.

2017/2018 Lecture Series Tickets

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Upcoming Lectures

LECTURE: Ruth Reichl “Protect What We Eat”

Thursday, February 8, 6:30 pm

Bestselling author, food critic, and judge on Bravo's Top Chef Masters, Ruth Reichl is one of the most recognizable and beloved culinary voices, guiding people around the kitchen, showing them what to eat, how to cook and where to satisfy their cravings. Reichl has been the Editor in Chief of Gourmet Magazine...

LECTURE: Viet Thanh Nguyen “An Evening with Viet Thanh Nguyen”

Thursday, March 8, 6:30 pm

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 Refugee...

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