Spring 2015

  • Kate Southwood, Author,
  • Rosalind Morris, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

As part of the Writing Lives Series at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, author Kate Southwood will discuss her writing and her debut novel Falling to Earth.

  • Maxine Hong Kingston, Author,
  • Dorothy Ko, Professor of History, Barnard College
  • Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Author,

Author Maxine Hong Kingston will read from her work and discuss her writing as part of the Heyman Center for the Humanities Writing Lives Series and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race's Artist at the Center Series.

  • Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History, Hertford College, Oxford University
  • Colm Tóibín, Author,
  • Fintan O’Toole, Author and Literary Editor, The Irish Times

Renowned author Colm Tóibín will be in conversation with Roy Foster, Professor of Irish History, about subjects addressed in their upcoming works, both set in Ireland.

  • Marilynne Robinson, Author,
  • Robert Hardies, Unitarian Minister, All Souls Church
  • Alexander Chee, Author,

The Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Writing Program of the School of the Arts, Public Books, and the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life present an evening with Pulitzer-prize winning author Marilynne Robinson, who will read from her work and be in discussion with Unitarian Minister, Robert Hardies.

  • Michael Cunningham, Author,

Author Michael Cunningham delivers a talk on his work and the art of writing, as part of The Writiting Program of the School of the Arts' Creative Writing Lecture Series and the Heyman Center for the Humanities' Writing Lives Series.   

  • Wayne Koestenbaum, Poet, Novelist, and Cultural Critic,

The Writing Program at Columbia School of the Arts and the Heyman Center for the Humanities present a talk with poet, novelist, and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum. The talk is part of the Nonfiction Dialogue Series organized by the School of the Arts and The Writing Lives Series organized by the Heyman Center.

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