Four Evenings

Four Evenings -- Global Literary Encounters 

In Conjunction with the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures program's "Ten Evenings" series, GSC is hosting "Four Evenings" pre-lecture discussions that put prominent world authors and their work in global perspective. Open to series subscribers and the Pitt Community, these evening discussions, conducted by Pitt experts, provide additional insight on prominent writers and engaging issues. A limited number of tickets to the author's lectures are available.
 

REGISTRATION COMING SOON...To register for book discussions, click on author's name below:

Ibram X. Kendi: Thursday, October 10, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library

Madeline Miller: Thursday, Thursday, November 7, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library

Richard Powers: Thursday, December 5, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, 4130 Posvar Hall

Tommy Orange: Thursday, February 6, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library

For questions and more information, contact Maja Konitzer.

 

Past Events

Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers

October 18 | 6-7pm | Hillman Library 171B
Conversation with Professor Nico Slate, Carnegie Mellon University

October 22 | 7:30pm | Carnegie Music Hall
Lecture by Katherine Boo

Co-sponsored by Global Studies Center, University Library System, PITT ARTS, and Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

 

Dave Eggers, The Monk of Mokha

December 6 | 6-7pm | 4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Conversation with Will Picard, Founder and Executive Director, Yemen Peace Project

December 10 | 7:30pm | Carnegie Lecture Hall
Lecture by Dave Eggers & Mokhtar Alkhanshali

Co-sponsored by Global Studies Center, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, University Library System, and Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

 

Valeria Luiselli, Tell Me How It Ends

March 7 | 6-7pm | Hillman Library 171B (Latin American Lecture Room) - Book Discussion
Conversation with Roger Rouse, Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

March 11 | 7:30pm | Carnegie Music Hall - Lecture by Valeria Luiselli
Co-sponsored by the Global Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, University Library System, and Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

Min Jin Lee, Pachinko

March 28 | 6-7pm | Hillman Library 171B (Latin American Lecture Room) - Book Discussion
Conversation with Seung-hwan Shin, Assistant Professor in East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh

April 1 | 7:30pm | Carnegie Music Hall - Lecture by Min Jin Lee
Co-sponsored by the Global Studies Center, National Consortium for Teaching About Asia - University of Pittsburgh, University Library System, and Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures