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.

To register for book discussions, click on author's name below:

Ibram X. Kendi, How to be an Antiracist: Thursday, October 10, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library.
Conversation with Tahirah J. Walker, Manager of Learning Design, Teaching Commons
Cosponsored by ULS, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and the European Studies Center
 

Madeline Miller, Circe: Thursday, November 7, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library
Conversation with Professors Jacques Bromberg and Ellen Lee, Classics
Cosponsored by ULSPittsburgh Arts & Lectures and the European Studies Center
 

Richard Powers, The Overstory: Thursday, December 5, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, 4130 Posvar Hall
Conversation with Professor Michael Goodhart, Political Science; Director, Global Studies Center
 

Tommy Orange, There There: Thursday, February 6, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Latin American Lecture room, Hillman Library
Conversation with Professor Alaina Roberts, History

For questions and more information, contact Maja Konitzer.

 

Past Events

Katherine BooBehind 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 EggersThe 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 LuiselliTell 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 LeePachinko

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